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By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Businesses Need to Hire a Hacker in 2019: Here’s Why

It might seem counterintuitive for a business to hire a hacker but there is a great deal of evidence pointing to the benefits of doing exactly that. With high-profile data breaches almost the norm these days, a More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Facebook purged over 2500 malicious accounts linked to Iran, Twitter pulls down over 400 Russian accounts

Facebook’s cybersecurity team Thursday said it identified and removed hundreds of accounts associated with fake accounts originating in Iran. Twitter also revealed on Thursday that it removed more than 2,600 malicious More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Facebook gave Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Netflix, Bing, Microsoft access to your privates messages

A bombshell report from the New York Times about Facebook’s mishandling of user data involved giving Spotify, Netflix and the Royal Bank of Canada “to read, write and delete users’ private messages, and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Survey: 82% think Congress should do more in 2019 to regulate big tech

The new Data Care Act proposed by Democrats, just one day after Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s House hearing, could be just what the majority of Americans really want. A new Online Privacy Survey* from ExpressVPN reveals More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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What to consider while choosing an Identity Theft Protection?

Identity theft happens when someone else uses your credentials like your social security number, to purchase things, open credit card accounts, ditch your bank account or even file income taxes. A survey has found More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Cyber Attacks on Energy Sector: Are There Reasons to Worry?

Cybersecurity remains one of the burning issues in 2018 with the average price of cybersecurity attack on business accounting to $2.4 million. For a regular user getting a basic antivirus protection would be enough. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Arizona Man, Ivan Isho Indicted for impersonating an FBI agent in order to defraud a Stanislaus county couple

A four-count indictment was unsealed Tuesday charging Ivan Isho, 41, of Phoenix, Arizona, with wire fraud, impersonation of a federal officer, and cyberstalking, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense Against Remote Desktop Protocol Threats

Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech segment. This week: Building a digital defense against Remote Desktop Protocol threats. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center and Department of Homeland Security recently More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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The 3 Main Benefits of Custom Website Development

If a business is going to work on the internet, it’s going to need a website, and there are several different approaches that companies take when it comes to building their sites. For example, you have the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Romanian man, Romeo Chita, busted by FBI as ringleader of $4 million cyber fraud ring

A Romanian national was returned to the United States Friday to face federal charges that accuse him of being the leader of an international cyber fraud ring that used malware to steal in excess of $4 million after More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Ryan Lin sentenced in cyberstalking case which included hacking, sending child porn, fake bomb threats

A Newton man was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for conducting an extensive cyberstalking campaign against his former housemate, her family members, co-workers, friends, and other unrelated individuals. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Facebook hack exposed data to 50 million users

A Friday morning press release revealed the worse nightmare for the billions of Facebook users: a new hack compromised the unspecified data of 50 million users. “On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Kentucky: Tristan Kelly, Cody Ritchey sentenced in Jessamine County school shooting hoax, death threats

Two Nicholasville, Ky., men were sentenced today for using social media to harass and intimidate an acquaintance, with threats of a prospective shooting at a Jessamine County school. United States District Judge More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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White House issues ‘National Cyber Stategy’ vowing to maintain ‘Internet freedom’

Today, the White House released its 2018 National Cyber Strategy, outlining the steps the federal government is taking to advance an open, secure, interoperable, and reliable cyberspace. Given the interconnected More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Paras Jha, Josiah White, Dalton Norman sentenced in nationwide hacking cybercrime

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that three defendants have been sentenced for their roles in creating and operating two botnets, which targeted “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices.  Paras Jha, 22, More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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How Kodak Changed the Fintech Industry

When it comes to fintech developers, they can drive your company to success. However, it’s up to you to keep the team inspired to make innovative code and applications. And one of the best examples of this is More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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The Latest News About Insider Threat Detection

Most companies tend to think that using artificial intelligence is the answer to all problems. However, that’s not always the case. While you can create an AI system to help create a solution, it’s up to More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Tips on Keeping Sensitive Data Safe in 2018

Ensuring your data is kept safe is one of the most important business practices you will implement. This applies to you whether you’re an individual or business as anyone who has access to the internet can be More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Obama’s CIA head John Brennan calls Trump ‘treasonous’ after Putin summit, Chuck Hagel says there was no strategy

Former CIA Director John Brennan tweeted about President Trump’s news conference, saying it “was nothing short of treasonous.” “Donald Trump’s press conference performance in Helsinki More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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8 Reasons to Use Technology In Your Business

photo/ Gerd Altmann Technology and business go hand in hand. Without the right technologies, no business can achieve what they dream of. With advancements in technology, the demand for technology has also increased. Gone More...


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