Feds investigating two dozen potential hacks targeting life-saving medical devices

A senior official at the Department of Homeland Security tells Reuters that government experts are now investigating upwards of two dozen instances in which high-tech medical products may be prone to hackers. “It isn’t out of the realm of the […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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CDC providing support as Ebola outbreak in Congo claims three dozen

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  cbrne_detection Image Caption:  Haut-Uélé district The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention continues to provide laboratory resources and personnel to help battle a growing outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the African nation of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The outbreak of the…

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IRS unearths Dirty Dozen tax scams of 2012

The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual "Dirty Dozen" ranking of tax scams the agency say tend t osurface around tax season each year. "Taxpayers should be careful and avoid falling into a trap with the Dirty Dozen," said IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman in a statement. "Scam artists will…

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F-Secure: ‘Several dozen’ malware threats to Mac in 2011

More than before, but not consummate with growth The Mac platform saw a modest increase in malware outbreaks in 2011 over years past, but still “a small fraction” when compared to Windows, said security firm F-Secure. It added that while malware attacks were increasing, the rate of increase was not…

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