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“The school system has not been locked down as it should have been,” said the police chief. 1 May 2018, 23:10 • 6 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article Hackers infiltrated computers in a small town in Massachusetts, then scanned the data to return it for $ 10,000 in bitcoin. Leominster …

Russian hackers operating in Colorado and 15 other states have used data mining viruses to steal thousands of credit card numbers from US residents in 20 states and have sold them on the darknet for over 3 , $ 6 million, according to federal court documents. As part of the large-scale criminal operation, so-called “carders” …

André Blanc On soggy scrambled Eggs at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington, Ky., Tor Ekeland does his best to cheer up Deric Lostutter, a 30-year-old hacker who is about to be sentenced to federal prison. “It’s terrifying,” said Lostutter. “It is what it is,” replies Ekeland, a fast-talking 48-year-old lawyer who sports a neat beard …

Hacks have become common and their threat is growing. The company no longer watches hacker movies, but hacks reality Firewalls are a proven prevention strategy, but many companies with world-class firewalls (such as expensive ones) are also “affected” As the holidays approach, online merchants, banks and government watchdogs are emphasizing the need to be ‘cybersecurity …

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers monitor vehicles bound for Mexico passing through a port of entry in Nogales, Arizona. Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star By Jessica Suriano for the Arizona Daily Star Four Mexican nationals have teamed up with Russian hackers to counterfeit thousands of credit cards and make more than $ 400,000 …

The economic hardships faced by internet users across the world are cited as playing an important role in causing a large number of people to fall victim to hackers and scammers. Local information security consultant Damian Donaldson made the observation in the wake of what is considered to be one of the biggest cyberattacks the …

The world’s athletics governing body – the sports organization that has sanctioned Russia the most for state-sponsored doping – said on Monday that its computer network had been compromised by the same Russian cyberespionage group as officials of the US intelligence have linked to a broad effort to influence the US presidential election. The hackers …

In recent years, IT has moved to the cloud. But what is called “cloud computing” can present new risks, according to a study. The reason: The computers that make up the cloud have become a hiding place for malware, programs that can hijack or damage someone’s computer or files. People use “cloud computing” to free …

By Annette Chrysostomou Yahoo has only now revealed, after a huge delay, that in August 2013, more than one billion of their user accounts were hacked. Cyber-hacking is an international phenomenon that raised its ugly – and often hidden – head in Cyprus last week, when two well-known electronics supply stores, Stephanis and Bionic, were …

The election could have been rigged against Hillary Clinton, some experts said. And activists are now launching campaigns to control those votes. It is not yet clear how this hack would have taken place, so as to ensure that Donald Trump wins the vote, should it happen. But one of the experts consulting the Democrats …