Bullied kids suffer academically, too, study says

Bullying isn’t just about physical violence or emotional pain — it can impact kids’ educations, too. Kids bullied their entire school career have declining test scores, a growing dislike of school and failing confidence in their abilities, say the authors of a study published Monday in the Journal of Educational…


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Cyber attacks a constant threat, says GCSB boss

An average of seven serious cyber attacks a month are being detected by the so-called “cortex” programme operated by Government Communications Security Bureau – the spy agency. New GCSB boss Andrew Hampton said the attacks were carried out by foreign agents and targeted “nationally significant” organisations. That was just a…


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US General says : North Korean hackers among world’s best

North Korea’s asymmetric warfare potential is being bolstered by one of the world’s best and most organised cyber attack capabilities, according to the Army general nominated to command United States forces in South Korea. “This is an area of growth,” Army General Vincent Brooks told the Senate Armed Services Committee…


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Ukraine tensions could hurt international security efforts, Kaspersky says

As governments all around the world are finding a peaceful solution for the political tension in Ukraine , the cyber-criminals could catch government with online attacks , warned Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky. “It is good news for the local IT projects, but the international projects will have less budgeted,”…


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Organizations not prepared for advanced cyberthreats, says ISACA study

Top Priority Sector:  cyber_security ISACA has released a global study showing that one in five organizations (21 percent) have experienced an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack, and 66 percent believe it’s only a matter of time before their enterprise is hit by an APT. Yet only 15 percent of enterprises believe they…


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PF Chang’s says breach was ‘highly sophisticated criminal operation’

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang's China Bistro says the theft of credit and debit card information from some of its restaurants earlier this year was "part of a highly sophisticated criminal operation." View full post on Computerworld Cybercrime and Hacking News ________________ Other Sites You May Like: http;//AmIHackerProof.com – http://hackerforhire.com –…


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New Israeli Facebook page says, Kill a Palestinian ‘terrorist’ every hour.

More than 20,000 Israelis have joined a Facebook page that calls for the murder of a Palestinian every hour until three missing Israeli settler teens are located. The page is titled “Until the boys are back, every hour we shoot a terrorist.” On the Facebook page, the famous Hebrew slogan is…


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Hackers use YouTube to sell stolen credit card numbers, group says

YouTube has thousands of videos promoting compromised credit card numbers, with the site sometimes running advertisements for legitimate credit cards or retail outlets alongside the hacker videos, according to a new report from an online safety group. View full post on Computerworld Cybercrime and Hacking News ________________ Other Sites You…


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