As the financial services industry has become increasingly dependent on technology to interface with clients, the issue of information protection and defense against cybercrime is more critical than ever. The recently released CSA Staff Notice 11-332: Cyber Security shows the
Recent hacks of the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and election databases have increased fears that cybercriminals will try to interfere with the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
Concerns leading up to election day on November 8 could
Technology has advanced and evolved dramatically over the past couple decades – with the pace showing no signs of slowing any time soon. While there’s no denying the incredible benefits this has provided, including enhanced communication and greater access to
A MAJOR new Europol report has warned of eight principal cyber threats that plague citizens and businesses across the region.
The 2016 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment report (PDF) set out the eight threats and said that criminals’ desire to
One of the most successful ways of preventing identity theft is by shredding documents that contain personal information, according to a news release from James City County Police.
Which is why the James City County Police Department will be hosting
North Korea’s ground test of a powerful, liquid-fueled engine on September 20, and the launch of three modified-Scud missiles earlier this month renewed allegations that Pyongyang and Tehran are collaborating on ballistic-missile development. The accusations are mostly speculative, based largely
Access to social media and BYOD are the biggest internal security threats businesses face, while organized cybercrime is the greatest external threat, according to a new report from fraud specialists Callcredit Information Group.
The group’s Fraud and Risk 2016 Report
Students and staff arriving to Lincoln Park Academy in Fort Pierce Thursday morning were greeted by extra security after a series of threats were made on social media.
St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara was one of the several deputies
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
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software, today announced the launch of the Trend Micro Worry-Free Services plug-in for LabTech, a remote monitoring and management solution developed by ConnectWise. Available free of charge
AS THE UNITED States barrels toward November elections, officials are still looking for last-minute fixes to ensure that the patchwork of voting technology used around the country can fend off the increasingly troubling prospect of hacker attacks. And in the
It may seem to yield results but it’s not safe to share customer service complaints on social media. A brush with bank fraud has left a Johannesburg woman feeling “violated and utterly shaken”.
Speaking to TMG Digital on Friday‚ mother
There were 781 publicized cyber-attacks on various public and private entities in 2015, which was a 38 percent increase from 2014. It is estimated that the average cyber security breach in a corporate network exists within that network for up
Unidentified hackers are carrying out a campaign to find out how to take down the net, warns a security expert.
In a blogpost, security guru Bruce Schneier said “precisely calibrated” attacks on key net firms had been seen for over
The #BE30DayChallenge to securing your digital life is, hopefully, motivation to take digital security seriously.
In the past three weeks, you were given tips on locking down your mobile devices, email, and social media accounts; and strengthening the security of
Devastating cyber-attacks are on the rise in Asia, with regular incidents becoming as predictable as death and taxes. Take for example Bitfinex, a bitcoin exchange in Hong Kong, and Bangladesh Bank, just two of the latest victims with their losses
TV viewers in North Korea are no longer tied to watching shows at the time they air. The country has begun an “Intranet” Protocol Television (IPTV) service providing access to live and catch-up TV, according to a report carried by
For years, security firms have warned of keystroke logging malware that surreptitiously steals usernames and passwords on desktop and laptop computers.
In the past year, a similar threat has begun to emerge on mobile devices: So-called overlay malware that impersonates
Three years ago, faced with the challenge of repaying an education loan, then 20-year-old Manish Bhattacharya desperately needed to make money. To do that, Bhattacharya, a student of computer science, focussed all his energies on one thing: bug bounties.
“Even though the U.S. and its allies try to block our space development, our aerospace scientists will conquer space and definitely plant the flag of the DPRK on the moon!” What would have been alarming coming from a Cold War