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Authentic8 Silo completely insulates your browser from malicious websites and also manages your passwords. You can use it on Windows, Mac, Ubunto, or iOS (iPad only).

We find out how, minimal coding experience and an internet connection can allow hackers to slip through even the most secure firewall. Bys, Recent News, Right Now, Africa, Coding, Internet, Afro, Programming

Spear-phishing and drive-bys: the biggest threat to internet security right now? - htxt.africa

We find out how, minimal coding experience and an internet connection can allow hackers to slip through even the most secure firewall.

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Windows vulnerability can compromise credentials

A vulnerability found in the late 1990s in Microsoft Windows can still be used to steal login credentials, according to a security advisory.

Like middle school children stuffed into their own lockers, the Tewksbury, Mass., police department resorted to paying off hackers who locked them out of their own computer files. Software, Windows System, How To Remove, How To Get, Windows Operating Systems, School Hacks, Cops, Middle School, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Cops Pay Hacker Ransom to Get Their Own Computers Back

Like middle school children stuffed into their own lockers, the Tewksbury, Mass., police department resorted to paying off hackers who locked them out of their own computer files.

The IBM (NASDAQ:IBM) Security group has unearthed a sophisticated bank transfer cyber scam, involving a well-funded Eastern European gang. The gang had used the Dyre malware Corporate Bank, Science Articles, Thing 1, Identity Theft, Risk Management, Bank Account, A 17, Accounting, Books

Enterprise bank accounts targeted in new malware attack

IBM has identified a new targeted attack, called Dyre Wolf, that has already bilked organizations of untold sums of money

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a virtual environment that is implemented to reduce hardware dependency and improve flexibility. Many offices are adopting the VDI technology to cut down on recurring hardware costs and prevent IT-related issues. Computer Forensics, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Data Science, Computer Tips, Computer Programming, Cyber Forensics, Top Computer, Learn Programming

Despite Jump to $180K for Big Law Associates, Median Salary Stalls | The American Lawyer

The median salary earned by first years this year was $135000—the same number as 2015 according to new data from the National Association for Law Placement.

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2014 Hack Retrospective, Or Why Security Ecosystems Matter – TechCrunch

The "Year of the Hack" will probably be one way that 2014 will be remembered. But it actually began in 2013 with a phishing email. There are clues to how hacks that began in 2013 (some even earlier) continue to reverberate, even as we begin into a New Year.

See More Downside To EMs if Fed Hikes Rates The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday surprised markets when its President Mario Draghi downgraded inflation forecast and pledged more quantitative easing (QE) if needed. Logo New, Banks Website, Finance, Monetary Policy, Central Bank, Graduate Program, Commemorative Coins, Surabaya, Proposal

European Central Bank suffers security breach, personal data stolen | ZDNet

The European Central Bank's website has been hacked and personal information has been stolen by a cybercriminal.

"Government-Grade Stealth Malware In Hands Of Criminals" from Dark Reading. "Gyges" can be bolted onto other malware to hide it from anti-virus, intrusion detection systems, and other security tools. Dark Reading, Data Mining, Zero Days, Risk Management, Machine Learning, Inside Out, Vulnerability, Java, Cyber

Government-Grade Stealth Malware In Hands Of Criminals

Gyges can be bolted onto other malware to hide it from anti-virus, intrusion detection systems, and other security tools.

The goal of the attackers is not fully clear but the credential theft could set up sophisticated targeted attackers. Dark Reading, Recent News, Followers, Goal, Campaign, Prince, Target, Facebook, Twitter

Attack Campaign Targets Facebook, Dropbox User Credentials

The goal of the attackers is not fully clear but the credential theft could set up sophisticated targeted attackers.

 There's no telling what a patch of electronics stuck to your body somewhere and connected wirelessly to a smartphone can do once app developers get involved. It Service Management, Project Management, Once App, Cloud Server, Microsoft, Social Networks, Social Media, Google Plus, Thing 1

Bank not liable for customer's $440,000 cybertheft

A Missouri escrow firm that lost $440,000 in a 2010 cyberheist cannot hold its bank responsible for the loss an appeals court said this week affirming a lower court's previous ruling on the issue.

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Powerful Dyreza banking malware emerges

Security researchers said they've spotted a new type of banking malware that rivals the capabilities of the infamous Zeus malware.

The goal of the attackers is not fully clear but the credential theft could set up sophisticated targeted attackers. Dark Reading, Recent News, Followers, Goal, Campaign, Prince, Target, Facebook, Twitter

TweetDeck Scammers Steal Twitter IDs Via OAuth

Users who give up their TweetDeck ID are promised 20 followers for free or 100 to 5,000 new followers a day for five days.

Rooney Mara, star of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, reveals the secret numerological system behind David Fincher’s adaptation of the Stieg Larsson thriller David Fincher, Rooney Mara, Tattoo Girls, Girl Tattoos, Daniel Craig, Jorge Paulo Lemann, Cute Dragon Tattoo, Dragon Tattoos, Tattoo Photo

EXPERT: 'CEOs Need To Know That Everything Is Hackable'

“There’s no patch for human stupidity."

 There's no telling what a patch of electronics stuck to your body somewhere and connected wirelessly to a smartphone can do once app developers get involved. It Service Management, Project Management, Once App, Cloud Server, Microsoft, Social Networks, Social Media, Google Plus, Thing 1

Malicious major website ads lead to ransomware

Malicious advertisements on domains belonging to Disney, Facebook, The Guardian newspaper and others are leading people to malware that encrypts a computer's files until a ransom is paid, Cisco Systems has found.

"Half of American adults hacked this year" from CNN Money. Technology Articles, Information Technology, Cnn Money, Money Tips, Internet Safety, Get Educated, Important Facts, Gifts For Photographers, Identity Theft

Half of American adults hacked this year

2014 is quickly becoming the year of the hack. Get used to it. Massive data breaches are becoming a monthly occurrence.