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Latest Security Patch released by Microsoft

Microsoft has published today 80 security fixes across 15 products and services, as part of the company's monthly batch of security updates, known as Patch Tuesday. Of the 80 vulnerabilities patched today, two are so-called zero-days -- security flaws that had been...

Interview with David Dadian, CEO of powersolution.com

https://njii.com/2019/07/16/interview-with-david-dadian-of-powersolution-com/ Interview with David Dadian of powersolution.com New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation, July 16, 2019 Tamara Williams of New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) spoke with...

CBRE ranks Newark as top tech city

The Essex County city boasts more than 53,000 technology jobs, most in software development, computer programming and database system management, according to the report. The post CBRE ranks Newark as top tech city appeared first on NJBIZ.

What is Email Spoofing and How to Identify It?

The word spoof means falsified. A spoofed email is when the sender purposely alters parts of the email to make the message appear as though it was authored by someone else. Commonly, the sender’s name/address and the body of the message are formatted to appear from a...

What You Need to Know About The Dark Web

With the reporting on cybersecurity events such as city-wide ransomware events or massive data breaches making the 6 o’clock news, the dark web has been thrust into the spotlight. But what exactly is the dark web? Is it part of the Internet with the lights off? Is it...

NJIT to Establish New Institute for Data Science

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will establish a new Institute for Data Science, focusing on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and development in all areas pertinent to digital data. The institute will bring existing research centers in big data,...

Department of Homeland Security Phishing Scam

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) is the Nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response, and operational integration center. Its mission is to reduce the Nation’s risk of systemic cybersecurity and communications challenges....

Flipboard Breached in Nine-Month Raid

Flipboard has reset all customer passwords as a precaution after revealing that hackers had unauthorized access to user data for over nine months. The news aggregator site, which has around 150 million monthly users, said the “unauthorized person” gained access to...

Cryptopia Fights to Keep Data Held by Arizona Firm

Cryptopia, an exchange that was hacked and subsequently went into liquidation in May, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States. Grant Thornton will be handling the preservation of the data stored and hosted on servers with an Arizona-based firm,...

WannaCry Remains a Global Threat Two Years On

WannaCry ransomware remains a global threat two years on from the initial outbreak of the attack in May 2017. That’s according to new analysis from Malwarebytes, which discovered that a total of 4,826,682 WannaCry detections have been identified since the malware...

SMS Spammers Expose 80 Million Records Online

SMS Spammers Expose 80 Million Records Online The administrators of an SMS spam operation left an unsecured MongoDB instance wide open online, exposing over 80 million records linked to their ‘leads,’ according to researchers. Bob Diachenko revealed the discovery in a...

Increased Office 365 Account Attacks

According to released information from Barracuda Networks, Microsoft Office 365 account takeover attacks are one of the most prevalent email attacks for the Office 365 platform. Barracuda states that approximately 29% of Organizations on Office 365 have had at least...

Fake Malware Tricks Radiologists Diagnosing Cancer

With the use of deep learning, researchers Yisroel Mirsky, Tom Mahler, Ilan Shelef and Yuval Elovici at Cyber Security Labs at Ben-Gurion University demonstrated in a video proof of concept (PoC) that an attacker could fool three expert radiologists by falsifying CT...

Albany Works Through Impact of Ransomware

City officials in Albany, New York, have been working for several days in an effort to restore the city’s systems after it became the latest municipality to be hit with a ransomware attack. Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the ransomware attack via social media on March...

Man Pleads Guilty to $3m Tech Support Scam

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to his part in a global tech support scam conspiracy which netted over $3 million in profits from unsuspected computer users. Bishap Mittal, 24, from Charlotte, worked with an unnamed individual who owns Capstone Technologies, a...

Researchers Raise Privacy Alarm Over Medicine Apps

Researchers have raised serious privacy concerns over the use of medical apps in the Google Play store after noting that the majority share user data with third parties. Published in The BMJ this week, the study led by University of Toronto researchers identified 24...

Virtualized Calls a Top Threat for ATO Attacks

According to the 2019 State of the Call Center Authentication report from TRUSTID, a Neustar company, one of the most exploited areas in a company’s security chain is the call center. Companies may be investing more in their cybersecurity defenses, but fraudsters are...

Kaspersky Lab Files Antitrust Case Against Apple

Kaspersky Lab has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in Russia, arguing that the tech giant forced it to remove two key features from one of its apps just as Apple’s released similar functionality. The issue boils down to Kaspersky Lab’s use of configuration...

Alex Kipman’s Holographic Tendencies

Microsoft's second-generation mixed reality headset has made a significant leap. But you're probably not going to buy one. That’s according to Alex Kipman, technical fellow at Microsoft who is credited with inventing Kinect and HoloLens. Kipman joins the Gadget Lab...

Consumers Donate Data with Recycled Electronics

Consumers Donate Data with Recycled Electronics With the rapid turnover of technology, many consumers willingly trade in, sell or donate their old electronics, often times without ensuring that all of their data has been wiped clean, according to new findings from...

Aluminum Giant Norsk Hydro Suffers Major Cyber-Attack

One of the world’s biggest aluminium producers has been hit by a major cyber-attack affecting production systems, according to reports. Norwegian firm, Norsk Hydro, said it had called in national security authorities to help repel the attack, which appears to have...

Denial of Service Attacks

A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. 2018, an average number DDoS attacks registered against targets in approximately 80 countries; Over 95% occurred in...

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