How to protect your personal information from online hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A local computer expert said internet hackers are getting better at stealing personal information. Jim Hoatson, of Integrated Computer Systems in North Platte, said it doesn’t take a four-year college degree, or expert computer skills to steal someone’s personal information. ……

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Michelle Obama Passport Appears Online in Apparent Hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The White House said it was looking into a cyber breach on Thursday. WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday it was looking into a cyber breach after what appeared to be a scan of first lady Michelle Obama’s The…

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12th Annual HITCON Online Hacking War Games Starts Saturday

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans HITCON CTF (Capture The Flag) is a preliminary marathon-style game, and the top ten teams will be able to visit the final competition held in Taiwan as well, only in December. Additionally, the winner of the final wargame will qualify The…

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Online ‘sextortion’ against children on the rise

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans This PSA on sextortion warns that anything private shared online could be used against you. If someone demands sexual images from you, stop immediately and report it. For more information, visit ProjectSafeChildhood.gov Department of Justice Federal officials and advocates say The…

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MasterCard Seeks To Stop Online Fraud With Selfies, Fingerprints

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans MasterCard plans to launch new biometric technology for verifying customer identities during online shopping transactions in the coming weeks with merchants and banks. The company has been testing facial and fingerprint recognition software, called Identity Check, in the Netherlands, Canada The…

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