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Hackers imitating CDC, WHO with coronavirus phishing emails – TechRepublic

Cybercriminals are now using fears over the outbreak to steal email credentials, security officials say. How sophisticated phishing grants attackers total control of your computer Phishing is all about the bad guy and fooling the victim, says Kevin Mitnick, founder, Mitnick Security Consulting. Mitnick knows about bad guys-he used to …

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5 router settings to keep hackers off your cameras, smart speakers and network – USA TODAY

Kim Komando, Special to USA TODAY Published 5:00 a.m. ET Feb. 6, 2020 | Updated 5:21 p.m. ET Feb. 6, 2020 CLOSE Tech columnist Kim Komando explains that you don’t need to be a pro to know and use these insider computer tricks. Most of us don’t give a second …

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Pomona: Mayor, clerk tell FBI that village's computer were hacked – Lohud

CLOSE Buy Photo Pomona Village Hall, photographed April 30, 2019. (Photo: Robert Brum/The Journal News) POMONA — The mayor and village clerk reported to the FBI that the government computer system was hacked, leading the village to shut down its website and email system, according to feuding village officials. The supposed hacking has added to the dysfunction …

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DOJ offering support for victims of 'hacking-for-hire' site – KTVA

News Wednesday, February 5th 2020, 4:32 PM AKST The U.S. Attorney’s Office of Alaska is providing support for victims of a national “hacking-for-hire” scheme. According to the U.S. Attorney for Alaska’s office, a service called Quantum Stress had about 70,000-80,000 subscribers between 2011 and 2018. The subscribers paid the service to boot …

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Harmonious hacking – The Hub at Johns Hopkins

By Saralyn Cruickshank / Published Feb 5, 2020 It’s among the most evocative scenes in musical history: an unrelenting Ludwig van Beethoven, increasingly deaf, hammering away at the lower registers of his piano, determined to compose music despite losing his ability to hear higher frequencies. Although a long-celebrated story of …

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Huntsville bakery’s email hacked by scammers – WHNT News 19

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Customers of Peggy Ann Bakery were the latest target in an email scam. Most people realize if someone they don’t know asks for money through an email, it’s potentially a scam. But if the email is from a trustworthy local business, a scam may be harder to …

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Girls' Generation's Yuri Speaks Out Against Hacking Of Her Instagram – soompi

Girls’ Generation’s Yuri shared that her Instagram account was hacked. On February 4, she took to her Instagram stories to express her frustration over the matter. She posted two photos, signaling that someone had hacked into her account and followed an account. She demanded, “Who did this? Why on Earth is …

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FBI catches hacker that stole Nintendo’s secrets for years – Ars Technica

A 21-year-old California man has pleaded guilty to hacking Nintendo’s servers multiple times since 2016, using phishing techniques to gain early access to information about the company’s plans. Ryan S. Hernandez, who went by RyanRocks online, worked with an unnamed associate to phish employee login credentials for proprietary Nintendo servers, …

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Data of UK consulting firms leaked following Amazon hack – Consultancy.uk

In 2017, Accenture reportedly avoided a difficult situation, when the firm apparently left a large cache of sensitive information without password protection on their cloud storage. Fortunately for the consultancy, the information was not breached, however three years later a number of other firms seem to have been caught in …

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Keith Barry on life as a 'brain hacker – Irish Examiner

As Keith Barry hits the road with his latest tour, he tells Marjorie Brennan about his life in magic, working with Hollywood stars, and the hypnotised person who tried to have sex with a chair. You’ve been called a magician, illusionist, brain-hacker, hypnotist… how would you describe yourself? I suppose …

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