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Cyber Threats: Ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware

Cyber Threats: Ransomware In October 2016, I attended a SecureWorld conference in Bellevue, WA. The hot topic of the event? Ransomware. I realized that I had left ransomware out of my cyber threats series, hence this post. This one is going to be a bit different, however. I’ll be giving… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: FriendFinder Breach

#CyberHeadlines: FriendFinder Breach FriendFinder Hacked Again Last week, FriendFinder experienced the biggest hack of 2016 with over 412 million accounts being compromised, according to Leaked Source. FriendFinder Networks runs AdultFriendFinder.com, cams.com, icams.com, stripshow.com and used to run penthouse.com (thought somehow still had data from penthouse.com members). With such sensitive data… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Madison County Ransomware

#CyberHeadlines: Madison County Ransomware Madison County pays up on their ransomware November 5th 2016, Madison County, Indiana, was forced to revert back to a time of pre-internet, paper-and-pen functioning when their systems were hacked with ransomware. Luckily, their phone network was not compromised leaving 911 available for emergencies. They were… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: POS Hack

#CyberHeadlines: POS Hack Biggest financial breach ever in India As India’s tech industry booms, cybersecurity has been left to the wayside leading to the largest debit card breach India has ever seen. 3.2 million customer accounts were compromised, making their financial information vulnerable. This POS hack, The Economic Times reported, originated… Read more »

Cyber Headlines: Hacking Medical Devices

Cyber Headlines: Hacking Medical Devices In the ever-changing landscape of Cybersecurity, it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Luckily, we’re here to keep you in the loop with all the current white-hat, grey-hat and black-hat hacker news of the day. As I was traveling, Dennis Skarr stepped in solo, with the… Read more »

Cyber Headlines: Hacking the 2016 Presidential Election

Cyber Headlines: Hacking the Election In the ever-changing landscape of Cybersecurity, it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Luckily, we’re here to keep you in the loop with all the current white-hat, grey-hat and black-hat hacker news of the day. As I was traveling, Dennis Skarr stepped in solo, with the… Read more »

CyberSecurity Headlines: Hack the Pentagon, North Korea and Pokemon Go

CyberSecurity Headlines: Hack the Pentagon, North Korea’s Cyber Army and Pokemon Go In the ever-changing landscape of CyberSecurity, it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Luckily, we’re here to keep you in the loop with all the current white-hat, grey-hat and black-hat hacker news of the day. Today, I sit down… Read more »

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Cyber Threats: Drive-by Download Attacks

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Cyber Threats: Drive-by Download Attacks Drive-by Download Attacks are ignited simply by a victim clicking a link which, unwittingly to them, injects malicious software onto their computer- or other device. The malware most frequently used in Drive-by Download Attacks are called Trojans. Trojans get their name for their deceitful nature; so… Read more »

NICE Compliant Courses

CyberTraining 365 is an all-encompassing, cybersecurity, e-learning platform with dozens of courses for certification prep as well as keeping up with current trends in the field. Recently, many courses on CyberTraining 365 have been recognized by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers… Read more »