Tag Archives: cyber security

New York City To Launch Free Cybersecurity App

Via press release: Mayor de Blasio today announced the launch of NYC Secure, a pioneering cybersecurity initiative aimed at protecting New Yorkers online. Using a steadily evolving suite of solutions, NYC Secure will defend New Yorkers from malicious cyber activity on mobile devices, across public Wi-Fi networks, and beyond. The first NYC Secure programs will include a free City-sponsored smartphone ...

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CYBER INSECURITY: Trump’s @POTUS Twitter Account Is Easily Hackable And Is Linked To Gmail Account

CNN reports: The same hacker who breached 500 ISIS accounts on Twitter has a message for President Trump: change your security settings ASAP. According to a man who identifies himself online as WauchulaGhost, the president, vice president, and first lady are more vulnerable to hackers because of a basic Twitter security setting they’re not using. WauchulaGhost contacted me about these ...

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Senior Trump Staffers Have Active RNC Email Accounts On The Same System That Was Hacked Just Last Year

Lock them up! Lock them up! Newsweek reports: Senior Trump administration staffers including Kellyanne Conway, Jared Kushner, Sean Spicer and Steve Bannon have active accounts on a Republican National Committee email system, Newsweek has learned. The system (rnchq.org) is the same one the George W. Bush administration was accused of using to evade transparency rules after claiming to have “lost” ...

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RUSSIA: Cyber Security Expert And Senior Intel Officer Charged With Treason, Unknown Link To US Hacking

International Business Times reports: Kaspersky, Russia’s biggest cybersecurity firm, confirmed Wednesday its manager in charge of investigating hacking attacks, Ruslan Stoyanov, was arrested in December. Reports published earlier in Russia’s Kommersant newspaper also said Stoyanov was arrested along with a senior Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) intelligence officer, and that both faced charges of treason. Kaspersky spokeswoman Maria Shirokova reportedly ...

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What If Trump’s Gets Hacked Again?

Newsweek reports: Donald Trump’s Twitter account is a “security disaster waiting to happen,” according to security experts, who say it should be protected with the same technology used by the military to shield nuclear launch codes. The president-elect’s often erratic tweets have already proven they can swing stock markets, sway public opinion and affect foreign relations. This influence combined with ...

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