2016 GOP platform endorsing strike-back against hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The 2016 Republican Party platform contains a proposal that’s making many people in the tech sector and elsewhere uneasy, if not downright nervous. Under a section titled “Facing 21st Century Threats: Cybersecurity in an Insecure World,” it suggests how the United…

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Carmakers Unite to Defend Against Auto Hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Just how scared is the auto industry that your car’s computer system could be hacked and your auto turned into a deadly weapon? Extremely. In an unusual announcement, 15 carmakers, comprising 98 percent of the vehicles now on the road, said…

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Bill eyes tougher action against incitement on social media

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New legislation seeks to mandate social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to monitor, remove posts inciting violence or terrorism or face a hefty fine • Public security minister says new bill imperative, “Facebook has certain responsibilities.” A new bill…

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SWIFT Global Bank Messaging System Gets Help Against Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans SWIFT, a messaging system used by banks across the world, announced further steps Monday to bolster its defenses against hackers, after criminals sent fraudulent payment instructions across its network. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication said it has hired two…

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