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10 years ago, many of us were hearing about social media for the first time. Now, social media plays a giant role in our lives, allowing us to share pictures, connect with family and friends, and get updated news. Through social media, we can express ourselves to our inner circle ...

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Forbes released an article today on Google’s password failsafe feature that is meant to alert the user if they are typing a login password into a phishing or scam site. Forbes reported:
Just seven lines of code were required to bypass Google’s Password Aler...

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Energy

In Episode 24 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the team runs through the week's top new targets and stories including Gen. Keith Alexander once again warning that Western energy companies are a prime target for hackers, Twitter's stock plummeting more than 20% after rese...

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Healthcare

Researchers from the University of Washington launched cyber-attacks against a teleoperated surgical robot – the Raven II. The robot was hijacked during surgery, which lead to the researchers launching a DDoS attack that completely stopped the robot from operating – mean...

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Everyone’s heard of spam as it pertains to emails. Spam isn’t necessarily a malicious message designed to trick you into revealing your credit card number or PayPal login information.But spam is an unsolicited message, sometimes referred to as junk mail. Spam can be very...

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A study conducted by Ponemon shows that the payment industry isn’t exactly confident in the chip-and-pin system that the industry is moving toward. Security Info Watch reported: 

Despite the push by retailers in the U.S. to make the migration fro...

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Tesla Motors is the week’s top trending target, replacing last week’s number one, Sony Pictures.
Tesla Motors made headlines this week after the company’s Twitter account was hacked. The group that hacked the account called themselves #RIPPRGANG. The hacked account bega...

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An interesting study by the University of Texas Center for Identity showed that children’s identities are more at risk than adults in today’s cybercrime landscape. With health records leaking left and right this seems like a plausible conclusion. WIAT.co...

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Financials

A well-organized international cybercrime ring was weakened last week after Romanian authorities detained 25 suspects who have allegedly stolen more than $15 million via ATM fraud. The 25 detained individuals are being accused of hacking banks in Puerto Rico and Muscat, Oman....

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Yes, it’s possible: preventing fraudsters from getting you via online trickery and other stealthy actions. Yes, it’s possible to be thinking one step ahead of cyber criminals. Let’s begin with e-mails—the conduit through which so many cyber crimes like ID theft occur.Imagine...

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If the refrain from Proofpoint's Human Factor report
last year was "everybody clicks," the latest iteration could be summed up in a similar fashion: "everybody is still clicking."
However, that's due in part to one aspect of phishing having changed over the last ye...

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Brian Beyer, CEO of Red Canary, wrote an interesting piece for Health Tech Zone on the surge of healthcare data breaches and how they are becoming more popular than credit card breaches. The report read:


Stolen medical records are far more dam...

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