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Shutterstock POP QUIZ, HOT SHOT: What’s the funniest thing on the internet? Did you say “hacker stock photos”? Well, I hope you did, because otherwise you’re wrong. I mean, probably. I do not know. It’s not like I’ve seen the whole internet. I guess it’s safe to assume that I missed something funnier. And I …

TAMPA – Bill Davison has always had a passion for his career. But outside of his domain, few others understood what he was doing. “Now I say I’m in cybersecurity and their faces light up with interest. They ask about networks and state attacks … I’m not used to it,” he said. he declares. It …

Getting into a computer system is an art. It takes talent, patience, knowledge and a lot of luck. While most polling, selecting, and testing takes place in long lines of code on a computer screen, the process is the digital age equivalent of picking a lock – a skill that many hackers also own it. …

WASHINGTON – The girls looked like they were playing pinball in a scary basement somewhere. But don’t be fooled by the looks. Seventh-year student Shaina Adams, 12, who moved the dials, and her new friends from summer camp were on a mission. Under the glowing red lights of the command and control room of the …

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the National Academy of Sciences sponsored the GenCyber ​​camps. The National Science Foundation is the scientific organization that sponsors the programs. This story has been updated. Left to right, instructor Vernecia Griffin, camp counselor Sera Crasta and college campers solve a mystery at the International …

WASHINGTON Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg does. FBI Director James Comey too. Should you? What they do is cover their laptops’ webcams – sometimes with just a piece of opaque tape – preventing hackers from activating the built-in cameras and spying on them. Maybe in their rooms. Hackers do this by using a type of malware, or …

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is looking for some good hackers. Selected high-tech specialists will attempt to hack the public web pages of the Department of Defense as part of a pilot program to find and fix cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Defense officials outlined the plan on Wednesday, but had few details on how it would work, what …

If you ever get a phone call from a company offering to help you with computer issues, beware – this is almost certainly a scam designed to scam you in some way or another. This type of scam has been around for several years now and is commonly referred to as the “Microsoft Phone Scam” …

Officials at the Yorkshire-based chain told buyers their bank details were safe, but warned them to avoid emails or phone calls from the company. Brave new world: the modern scourge of hacking arrives at traditional Bettys tearooms Hackers have stolen thousands of details from customers of Britain’s best-known tea shop chain. Online shoppers around the …

Author Dan Coughlin, former Plain Dealer columnist and longtime Channel 8 sports presenter, has slowly built a new book, chapter by chapter, of stories from his decades spanning Cleveland sports. He doesn’t have a name yet for the sequel to “Crazy, With the Papers to Prove It” and “Pass the Nuts”, but a good candidate …