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  1. Computer security sleuth who mocked FBI agent on social media will go freeRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Justin Shafer was looking at up to 15 years in prison for allegedly harassing an FBI agent and federal judge with emails and social media posts. But on Thursday he walked out of the federal courthouse in Dallas, smiling and relieved that he is a free man, no longer facing the threat of prosecution.


  2. People giving up porn for lent may be behind drop in PC virusesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... There are ten digital STIs that can harm your device when you're looking at adult content, according to computer security firm Kaspersky Lab. 2. Drive-by downloads - Cybercriminals look for insecure web sites and plant a malicious script into the ...


  3. Your Facebook data is only worth $5.20 on the dark webRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Consumers have to spend hours of their time - and, sometimes, their own money - when they find out their driver's license, Facebook "likes" or Social Security number have been exposed to hackers. But those who sell them are making only petty cash.


  4. Facebook says giving Cambridge Analytica info on 50 million people...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    Writing for Bloomberg Businessweek , Paul Ford says Facebook's "not-a-breach" of personal information on 50 millions of its users is just the latest example of why it's time for a digital protection agency. Facebook's recent debacle is illustrative.


  5. Hamilton Accies say RBS are 'morally bankrupt' in hard-hitting swipe at bankRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Hamilton Accies this week accused the Royal Bank of Scotland of being "morally bankrupt" after learning the bank cannot set a transfer limit on their account in a bid to secure the club's finances. Speaking exclusively to the Advertiser this week Colin McGowan, the chief executive at the Scottish Premier League outfit, claims he requested that the bank set a 100,000 daily transfer limit.


  6. Budget cuts, staff shortages and cyber threats keep IT leads awake at night as GDPR loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

    According to the survey of over 200 IT executives working in capital markets, wealth management and corporate banking, although 89% agree that implementing a cybersecurity strategy is a top priority, budget cuts and staff shortages make implementing cybersecurity strategies difficult. 55% of respondents cite a lack of IT investment as a significant source of stress in their role, rising to 63% of professionals in the UK alone.


  7. Former CIA Chief Brennan Running ScaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 19 | OpEdNews

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  8. Russia's Reaction to the Insults of the West is Political SuicideRead the original story

    Monday Mar 19 | Dissident Voice

    The onslaught of western Russia bashing in the past days, particularly since the alleged poison attack by a Soviet-era nerve agent, Novichok , on a Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, has been just horrifying. Especially by the UK.


  9. Optimum Geek Launches 24/7 Customer Support ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 14 | OnlinePRNews

    ... all those viruses and malware and will protect from Hackers who are continuously trying to penetrate your computer security. *Software Solutions: Optimum Geek Support offers best Software solutions to the customers. The expert team of the engineers ...


  10. Cities Ransomware Issue and cost to Taxpayers - Ransomwar...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2018 | The Coastal Courier

    Ransomware has been in the news since 2005 hitting Microsoft Servers and work stations. Its no new threat to seasoned security experts.


  11. Tenable reportedly hires Morgan Stanley to lead IPORead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Columbia cybersecurity firm Tenable Network Security has hired investment bank Morgan Stanley to lead its initial public offering, Reuters reports.


  12. Report: Tenable hires Morgan Stanley to lead IPORead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Columbia-based cybersecurity firm Tenable Network Security has hired investment bank Morgan Stanley to lead its initial public offering, Reuters reports.


  13. Donald Trump Responds To Joe Biden's Fight Comments, Says Biden 'Would Go Down Fast And Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Perez Hilton

    Joe Biden and Donald Trump might still be facing off in the 2020 election - if they don't face off behind a high school gym before that. POTUS took to Twitter to issue a painfully vivid response after Biden said on Tuesday he would "beat the hell out of" the President if they were in high school together over his disgusting comments about women.


  14. How Twitter's Trending Feature Can Be Applied to Every Area of BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AdWeek

    In 2013 Twitter launched its Trending feature - a list of algorithmically-determined popular hashtags. Facebook rapidly followed suit, and since then the trending feature has become a staple of the social media experience.


  15. Best Travel Apps: Signal, Sitata, Haven, SaferVPN, Mobile Passport, FoneTracRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wired

    Place calls and send texts with end-to-end encryption over Wi-Fi or your data connection using this favorite of security professionals. You can also make your chat history disappear before customs agents get their hands on your phone.


  16. Senators: Safeguard 2018 ballotsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    With the 2018 elections already underway, senators chided the current and former secretaries of Homeland Security on Wednesday for not more strongly warning the American public about past Russian intrusions in state election systems and for a lack of urgency to protect balloting this year.


  17. .Gif file extension virusRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    As soon as malware distributes its payload, it encrypts all files by appending .gif extension, drops a ransom note and urges victims' paying 0.026 Bitcoin for file decryption. The .Gif virus is mostly spread via spam emails which promote new job opportunities or other popular themes.


  18. 1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' emailRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees said Friday that nearly one-third opened the email, a quarter clicked on the link and almost one-fifth entered their user ID and password. The covert operation was done as part of an audit that uncovered weaknesses in the state government's computer network, including that not all workers are required to participate in cybersecurity awareness training.


  19. Global Runtime Application Self-Protection Market Analysis, Demand and Growth Opportunities Till 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SBWire

    New research report offers a comprehensive analysis of the " Runtime Application Self-Protection Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2017 - 2025". The main objective of this report is to deliver insightful information and clear-cut facts pertaining to the growth trajectories of the market.


  20. Feeding the Future: On the Algorithmic ApocalypseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Science fiction often presents two nightmare visions of the future: one when the world has ended, and one when the world hasn't, where "progress"-technological, typically-determinedly continues, for better but mostly worse. Whichever you find least frightening probably depends on your faith that humanity will make the right decisions when it has to, like deciding not to implant computers inside our brains or outsource our fate to algorithms.