5 Tips to Avoid Cyber Bullying on Social Media

In the 21st Century, social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and many more have recently emerged as a large role in an individuals social life. Everyday news, the release of new products, photos and even private conversations with friends can instantly be viewed on social media platforms. However,…

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No Bully and Police Athletic League Launch Pilot Program in New York with Seed Support from Tickle Water, IDT911 and Cybersecurity Expert Adam Levin

10 million students are bullied each year in the US and around 1-6 adolescents is the target of cyberbullying. (No Bully, US National surveys of crime and risky behaviors) Kids spend a lot of time online and their chances of experiencing cyberbullying, haters, and trolls has unfortunately become the new norm….

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Hackers Keep On Hacking

$861,000. That’s the average amount of money a large business can end up spending for a single cybersecurity incident. For SMBs, the cost of a cyberattack comes in at around $86,500, on average. The “Measuring the Financial Impact of IT Security on Businesses” report, conducted by global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky…

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U.S. is also guilty of cyberspying

U.S. is guilty of its own cyberspying Writer Eli Lake’s Opinion piece on the hacking of computers at the Democratic National Committee lists reasons to explain why the United States is treating this incident less sternly than cyberattacks by China, Iran and North Korea [“Why Russia gets away with hacking,”…

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Financial technology firm Intelligent Environments partners with Queen’s University to combat cybercrime

Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) collaborates with digital financial solutions firm Intelligent Environments through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership The partnership is recruiting a graduate whose role will focus on developing the world’s first attack-aware software, Interact AppSensorFS Interact AppSensorFS involves innovative use of machine learning to…

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How experts track global cyber criminals

If President Barack Obama was correct when he blamed the 2014 Sony Pictures cyber attack on the North Korean government, then Pyongyang was also likely responsible for the recent digital assaults on banks using the Swift network. But the president might have been wrong, as several cyber security specialists suggested…

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Cybercrime and conveyancing

Money laundering… mortgage fraud… now conveyancer hacking. Walker Morris’ Banking Litigation specialist, Alasdair Urwin, explains the latest fraud risk of which lenders, borrowers, conveyancers and the general public should be aware. Conveyancing solicitors: safe as houses? Many of us are familiar with ‘phishing’. This is the means by which fraudsters acquire sensitive information,…

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