Healthcare adjusts to life as hacker target

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans During the Cold War, back when Richard “Dickie” George was a mathematician at the National Security Agency, security meant something different than it does today. The foes knew one another well. And if there was plenty of skulduggery to go around,…

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A Dark Web Hacker Is Offering Ransomware for Free

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Ransomware is a real pain. It’s a type of virus that infects a target’s computer, encrypts their files, and keeps them locked out until the victim pays a hefty lump sum, often in bitcoin. For this, a blackmailer would usually either…

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Career Spotlight: What I Do as an “Ethical Hacker”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans You occasionally hear about major security vulnerabilities being discovered before they’re exploited, like the notorious Heartbleed bug last year. Security researchers work hard to weed out those dangerous flaws before they’re found by hackers of more malicious intent. This breed of…

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FBI questions in-flight hacker who claims plane takeover

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A hacker told the FBI last week he has been able to crack aircraft computers on numerous occasions—as a passenger. According to the affidavit, Chris Roberts claims he caused a plane to move laterally and climb while he was connected to…

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‘Lizard Squad’ hacker pleads guilty to 23 cyber crimes

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A teenage member of black hat hacker group Lizard Squad has pleaded guilty to numerous charges brought against him in his native Canada, all centred on illegal computer activities. The group notoriously launched DDoS attacks on both PlayStationNetwork and Xbox Live…

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Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans BY JEREMY WAGSTAFF, Reuters Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit. Other security researchers say…

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9-year-old CEO warns crowd of phone hacker dangers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Meet Reuben Paul. The Harmony School of Science third-grader has accomplished more in nine years than some adults accomplish in a lifetime. “He’s pretty well known in the computer security industry, you know, I think if you track computer security in…

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The White Hat Hacker

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans These days, it is hard to pick up a newspaper or go online and not see a story about a recent data breach. No other example highlights the severity of these types of hacks than the Sony breach late last year….

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GS News – Sony Won’t Refund Hacker Victim; Titanfall 2 Coming to PS4!

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Multiplatform Titanfall sequel is coming, Sony announce features of new PS4 update, and a PS4 user loses $600 to a hacker, and Sony isn’t helping. source: http://www.gamespot.com/videos/gs-news-sony-won-t-refund-hacker-victim-titanfall-/2300-6423881/ For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net or http://AmIHackerProof.com The post GS…

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