Hackers target jobseekers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Khawar Latif suspected fraud from the start. In May, the 25-year-old founder of a domain registration business, who lives in Pakistan, received an invitation to chat about a job with someone claiming to represent the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. “See your…

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Hackers Target Real Estate Deals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Years of hard-earned savings – gone in an instant. One family saw the down payment on their dream home stolen by a hacker. “It’s devastating to live thru and find out your dreams have changed.” This picturesque property was The post…

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Why hackers may target employees traveling for work

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new hacking tool can alert cyber criminals where an email recipient is opening an email, meaning criminals can take advantage of a traveling executive and launch a hacking campaign like a phishing attack on the company, reports Harvard Business The…

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Panda Security Identifies Public Service Sector as Target for Cyber-Attack in Latest Whitepaper – “Privacy in Public Administration”

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans PandaLabs, Panda Security’s anti-malware laboratory, has released its latest whitepaper entitled, “Privacy in Public Administration.” The whitepaper details numerous cyber-attacks on specific countries, and how the government sector is becoming a more focused area of attack for cyber-criminals. The full The…

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Mobile Bank Heist: Hackers Target Your Phone

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Malicious programs with names like Acecard and GM Bot gain popularity with thieves Cyberthieves have a new way to hack into consumer bank accounts: mobile phones. Malicious software programs with names like Acecard and GM Bot are gaining popularity around The…

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Hackers target Queensland Premier’s department emails

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Queensland government has moved to strengthen its cyber security as police investigate yet another hack to hit the state, this time involving the state’s top bureaucrat. The hack has affected the Director-General of Premier and Cabinet Dave Stewart’s email with…

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New Techniques Used to Target Business Email

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An Internet-security firm Thursday offered new insights into the perpetrators behind an increasingly popular type of cyberfraud targeting small businesses, tracing the attacks to Nigerians involved in earlier types of email scams. In one variant of the scheme, SecureWorks Inc. said…

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Why narcissists are an easy target for hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Are you something of a selfie-fiend, constantly craving likes on your Instagram posts? Or perhaps you’re a sucker for social media popularity, accepting any Facebook friend request in order to feel loved? If that sounds like you, then you’re probably going…

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