September 2018

More than 6,31,000 cybersecurity threats were detected on Android devices in Indians between April and June this year, according to a report by Quick Heal, a provider of security products and solutions. On a daily basis, Quick Heal detected more than 2,000 malware, 3,000 potentially unwanted applications (PUA) and 1,000 adware, according to the report […]

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Pennsylvania’s utility regulator has created a new office to deal specifically with cybersecurity threats. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) already requires utility companies to have a cybersecurity plan in place. Officials said the new Office of Cybersecurity Compliance and Oversight will be better equipped to make recommendations to strengthen those plans. Spokesman Nils Hagen-Frederiksen said […]

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California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a cybersecurity law covering “smart” devices, making California the first state with such a law. The bill, SB-327, was introduced last year and passed the state senate in late August. Starting on January 1st, 2020, any manufacturer of a device that connects “directly or indirectly” to the internet must […]

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DETROIT – Help Me Hank has uncovered a new way hackers are stealing identities using victims’ phone numbers. But there are ways to prevent it from happening. Local 4 showed viewers how this type of identity theft can happen through phishing attempts, links that install malware on phones and popups. READ: Criminals… read more at: https://www.clickondetroit.com/consumer/help-me-hank/how-to-prevent-hackers-targeting-cellphone-numbers-for-id-theft-from-getting-information

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“Am I more computer security aware at home or at work?” “Is my professional and personal information protected online?” “How secure is that computer device?” “What might the bad guys know?” These and other questions may be answered next month in classes with titles such as, “Wireless Security for Home Use”, “Portable Device Security” and […]

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Pennsylvania’s utility regulator has created a new office to deal specifically with cybersecurity threats. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) already requires utility companies to have a cybersecurity plan in place. Officials said the new Office of Cybersecurity Compliance and Oversight will be better equipped to make recommendations to strengthen those plans. Spokesman Nils Hagen-Frederiksen said […]

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National security adviser John Bolton says to those who launch cyber attacks against the U.S. that, “we will respond offensively, as well as defensively.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) We’re all familiar with saber rattling. But this is the digital age. Welcome to the world of cyber rattling. This version of it comes in two policy papers […]

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National security adviser John Bolton says to those who launch cyber attacks against the U.S. that, “we will respond offensively, as well as defensively.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) We’re all familiar with saber rattling. But this is the digital age. Welcome to the world of cyber rattling. This version of it comes in two policy papers […]

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