An entire school district in Flathead Valley, Montana, shut down for days after hackers targeted several schools, sending death threats to students and staff, and threatening to release sensitive personal information unless a ransom was paid in the online currency bitcoin. More than 30 schools and a community college closed for three days, affecting over 17,500 students.
Fall is officially here, which means the return of delicious Oktoberfest beer, Halloween costume preparations, and pumpkin-spice everything. It also means that National Cyber Security Awareness Month is almost here.
It's a question worth considering given the recent news that the app Grindr, which is designed to help gay men meet, may have played a role in the deaths of Glenser Soliman and An Vinh Nguyen, two Houston-area men who disappeared earlier this year.
Criminal data breaches and cybercrime are becoming more prevalent, but how likely are you to become a victim of a breach?
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A phishing campaign linked to Russia targeted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Democratic Network Committee (DNC) during the presidential election campaign last year, which eventually led to her defeat, according to many political observers.
The National Cyber Security Alliance, a public-private partnership supported by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Trade Commission, is holding workshops to help small businesses around the country defend against cyber threats.
Looking for a date? There’s an app for that. In fact, there are several apps, and they make connecting with a potential love interest as easy as “swiping right.” While using your smartphone as a matchmaker may seem neat, it can also be dangerous. Not all apps and websites conduct criminal background checks, or try to verify your identity.
When it comes to hiring, enterprise security teams can use all of the help that they can rally. When hiring entry-level talent, that’s not as easy as it may seem — many times because entry-level applicants don’t do everything they could to help their cause.