Guam accidentally broadcasts emergency alerts amid North Korea threats

After a week of threats from North Korea targeting the U.S. territory, two radio stations in Guam accidentally broadcast an emergency alert test to residents on the Pacific island.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/guam-accidentally-broadcasts-emergency-alerts-amid-north-korea-threats.html

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Petya's Ransomware Cloaking Device


Recent ransomware threats have escalated into a global crisis, and cybersecurity experts and government authorities have redoubled their investigative efforts. Of grave concern is the possibility that the recent Petya attack had more sinister motives than typical ransomware operations, and that state actors were involved behind the scenes. The Petya attack — which disrupted major government agencies, infrastructure sites, multinational companies and other organizations — actually used ransomware as a cover.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84659.html?rss=1

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Tech Q&A: Checking in on hackers, meshing your networks

We often talk about cybersecurity and how many threats are looming out there on the web, but isn’t it possible that we’ve already been compromised? How could we know? Hackers might wait for weeks or even years to use that information against us. It’s unlikely they’re going to get in touch and tell us how much personal data they’ve stolen. Luckily, there’s a website that gives you a pretty good idea of which accounts may have been hacked. You may be surprised.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/21/tech-q-checking-in-on-hackers-meshing-your-networks.html

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UN pushes for cyber surveillance treaty, but controversy may arise

As cybersecurity threats around the globe rise, the United Nations is pushing to come up with an international treaty to protect people’s data from government surveillance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/un-pushes-for-cyber-surveillance-treaty-but-controversy-may-arise.html

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Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range


Providing cybersecurity adequate to meet increasing threats is a perpetual catch-up process. Public sector agencies are particularly sensitive targets, with high visibility not only to the citizens they serve, but also to cyberattackers. Despite the emphasis on cyberprotection spurred by the major OPM breach in 2015, government agencies have struggled to maintain adequate levels of protection. A recent survey uncovered both a lack of speed in detecting and responding to attacks, and weak defenses of the full range of possible attack channels.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84114.html?rss=1

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This small hacker group may be doing more damage to ISIS than Anonymous

Anonymous is making good on its threats to launch a “cyber war” on ISIS, hacking into the group’s sites and accounts and warning people about possible attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/24/this-small-hacker-group-may-be-doing-more-damage-to-isis-than-anonymous.html

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Tech Q&A: Future hacks, selling old video games, tame your text and more

Kim Komando answers your questions about hacking threats, selling old video games for a profit, sites for tracking post-retirement money, and much more.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/22/tech-qa-future-hacks-selling-old-video-games-tame-your-text-and-more/

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Supreme Court rules Facebook threats as 'free speech' unless there's intent

On June 1, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 ruling, stated that Facebook threats are not criminal — at least until it is proven that they have some measure of intent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/02/supreme-court-rules-facebook-threats-as-free-speech-unless-there-intent/

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Android antivirus apps are useless — here’s what to do instead

Android bugs 2 malware
It’s still on you to be aware of threats to stay safe, but Android is by its very nature more secure than a desktop computer. Still, you’ve probably already got what you need.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/104827-android-antivirus-apps-are-useless-heres-what-to-do-instead

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Review: ioSafe 214 disaster-proof NAS packs in high-end features, unparalleled protection

Many companies are in the business of keeping data safe from digital threats like hackers and viruses, but few focus on the physical dangers of storing it on-site. ioSafe built its brand on so-called “disaster-proof” servers and the latest two-bay 214 model strikes the perfect balance of protection and price.



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