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LAUSD says it won’t pay ransom after cyberattacker threatens to release sensitive information

LA Daily News 01 Oct 2022
30 ... Unified was given a deadline of 4 p.m. Monday Pacific Standard Time ... Law enforcement agencies generally advise districts not to pay ransom demands because doing so helps the hacker fund its criminal operations and encourages similar entities to target educational institutions, said Doug Levin, national director of K12 SIX ... News . ... News . ... News ..

Adopting a cyber-secure mindset is key to protecting yourself from cybercrime

Independent online (SA) 30 Sep 2022
By Simeon Tassev. Cybercrime is nothing new, but recently there has been a spate of reported vulnerabilities that have brought the topic back into the spotlight. This includes a security flaw in Apple devices, generally thought to be secure, which hackers have actively exploited to gain full control over iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices ... BUSINESS REPORT.

Prosecuting pregnancy loss: Why advocates fear a post-Roe surge of charges

Yahoo Daily News 28 Sep 2022
In response to widespread public outcry over Becker and Perez, California's Attorney General Rob Bonta in January issued a non-binding legal alert to all 58 state prosecutors advising them to refrain from charging women with murder over a miscarriage or stillbirth because it was never the legislature's intent.

8 Problems with Play-to-Earn Crypto Games

Bitcoin Chaser 27 Sep 2022
... that are introduced, such as blockchain bridges connecting the economy to off-chain economies, dApps being built on top of Ethereum, or simply the fact that the blockchain projects are generally centralized, among others, the easier it is for hackers to find weakness to exploit.

PowerPoint files are being hacked to spread this new Russian malware

TechRadar 27 Sep 2022
Researchers have uncovered a new cyber-espionage campaign that leverages a dangerous PowerPoint vulnerability to deliver the Graphite malware to target endpoints ... Security experts believe the group is part of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian General Staff, or GRU ... Google says Chinese hackers are targeting US government Gmail accounts.

Turkish hackers attack Greek football club Prometheus Patras (VIDEO)

Greek City Times 26 Sep 2022
"The website of Prometheus Patras was today attacked by hackers, who have posted anti-national and insulting slogans for Greece ... AEGEAN, greece, Greek football club, Greek news, Patras, Prometheus Patras, Turkey, turkish government, Turkish hackers, turkish news, United Nations General Assembly.

Los Angeles school district receives ransom demand from Labor Day weekend cyberattacker 22 Sep 2022
Law enforcement agencies generally advise districts not to pay ransom demands, Levin said, because doing so helps the hacker fund its criminal operations and it encourages similar entities to target educational institutions, Levin said. That said, he noted that if a hacker was ...

The Best NFT Wallets to Use in 2022

Cryptopolitan 22 Sep 2022
The popularity of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) is steadily on the rise due to an increase in crypto collectibles and real-world businesses onboarding into Web3 ... Security ... Some standard security features, such as two-factor authentication, can prevent hackers from stealing your NFTs and cryptocurrency. Type. NFT wallets are generally of two types ... Pros.

Instagram disrupted across Iran amid protests

Commonwealth Journal 21 Sep 2022
In a separate development, several official websites, including those for the supreme leader, the president and the Central Bank, were taken down at least briefly as hackers claimed to have launched a cyberattack on state agencies ... It also came hours before Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

USA “turned its back” on Ukraine? So far, nothing from sending F-16s

The Eastern Herald 20 Sep 2022
Even if such a decision is made, the planes will be sent only in two or three years, writes “Politico”, referring to General James Hacker, commander of the US Air Force in Europe and Africa. As the American general explained, it is ...

'Your password is your shield': New campaign launched in UAE to boost cybersecurity awareness

Khaleejtimes 20 Sep 2022
“We must work to develop the sense of cyber responsibility among government employees in particular, and members of society in general, to protect the country’s resources and ensure the security of governmental and non-governmental data to ward off the risks of cyber-attacks and the reduction of losses that may be caused by hackers.”.

To the Dude Who Didn’t Play Along

Portland Mercury 17 Sep 2022
In a world of hackers, voyeurs, and general bullies, I’m grateful for you, the one dude who said he wouldn’t look because “it doesn’t sit right.” You ...

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of breach

FX Empire 16 Sep 2022
It appeared the hacker was able to gain access to other internal systems, posting an explicit photo on an internal information page for employees, the Times report added ... A bounty program is generally seen as a tool to improve security and provide an incentive for hackers to stay within the law.

Iranian Hackers Accused of Tormenting Domestic Violence Shelter in Pennsylvania

Yahoo Daily News 15 Sep 2022
The Biden administration announced charges against three Iranian hackers with suspected ties to an Iranian government attack group called “Charming Kitten” for ransomware and hacking operations, according to U.S ... The hackers went after their targets for personal gain, Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen said.

Iranian hackers tied to companies DHS called ‘a front’ for Tehran cyber unit

Yahoo Daily News 15 Sep 2022
The Iranian hackers accused by the U.S ... But the Treasury Department sanctioned the alleged hackers and the two companies associated with the defendants on Wednesday ... Attorney General Merrick Garland ... to diplomats who are suspected of being spies from traveling to the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week.

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