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ALERT!!! New Flash zero-day targets Windows, Mac users | CyberSecurity

ALERT!!! New Flash zero-day targets Windows, Mac users | CyberSecurity | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
The drive-by download attack targeted users of Internet Explorer and Firefox. The zero-day vulnerability could allow an infected machine to be taken over by an attacker.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 2, 2015 1:56 PM

The drive-by download attack targeted users of Internet Explorer and Firefox. The zero-day vulnerability could allow an infected machine to be taken over by an attacker.


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Seven tips on how to make your home Wi-Fi safer

Seven tips on how to make your home Wi-Fi safer | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
Applying the incorrect settings to your router may lead to serious problems. Here is a short guide to protecting your home Wi-Fi network.

 

 

 

 

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/dangers-of-wifi-in-public-places/

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 15, 2014 12:45 PM
Applying the incorrect settings to your router may lead to serious problems. Here is a short guide to protecting your home Wi-Fi network.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/dangers-of-wifi-in-public-places/


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Often Asked Questions: Are There Cyber-Security Dangers With Apps And What's About Privacy?

Often Asked Questions: Are There Cyber-Security Dangers With Apps And What's About Privacy? | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
. . WHAT Are Apps? [START Text from Wikipedia] A mobile app, short for mobile application, or just app, is application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile dev...

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Malicious Websites-2013-Threat [Infographic]


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Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week

Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
. . Read, think, learn and share over Social Media… Security is everyone's responsibility! We are ALL responsible for the Internet's future! . ===> "Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only t...

 


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WebRTC Block | Protect Your Network IP Address | Chrome Browser | Privacy

WebRTC Block | Protect Your Network IP Address | Chrome Browser | Privacy | digital citizenship | Scoop.it

Disable WebRTC in Your Web Browser!

WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an API definition drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that supports browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat, and P2P file sharing without plugins. WebRTC can disclose your Local IP Addresses and making fingerprints of your Media Devices. This extension simply protects you from that! * After install, you can test it here: - https://www.browserleaks.com/webrtc


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 1, 2015 5:29 AM

Disable WebRTC in Your Web Browser!

WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an API definition drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that supports browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat, and P2P file sharing without plugins. WebRTC can disclose your Local IP Addresses and making fingerprints of your Media Devices. This extension simply protects you from that! * After install, you can test it here: - https://www.browserleaks.com/webrtc
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How Splitting a Computer Into Multiple Realities Can Protect You From Hackers | CyberSecurity

How Splitting a Computer Into Multiple Realities Can Protect You From Hackers | CyberSecurity | digital citizenship | Scoop.it

 

Eight years ago, Polish hacker Joanna Rutkowska was experimenting with rootkits—tough-to-detect spyware that infects the deepest level of a computer’s operating system—when she came up with a devious notion: What if, instead of putting spyware inside a victim’s computer, you put the victim’s computer inside the spyware? At the time, a technology known…

 

So Rutkowska flipped the game, this time in favor of the defenders. Four years ago her Warsaw-based firm, Invisible Things Lab, started developing its own operating system known as Qubes. The free open source OS lets users set up a collection of virtual machines on their PC, with a simple central interface to manage each quarantined system. Careful users can keep their personal online activities isolated in one virtual machine, for instance, while they do their work in another, and their banking in a third. (Rutkowska typically runs about 15.) Open a malicious email attachment or click on an infected website and the malware can’t break out of that one contaminated container.

 

If it works as promised, even NSA-level exploits would be contained to a single compartment in Qubes’ architecture, one that could be evaporated and re-created at will. Recovering from even the nastiest hacker attack, in other words, could soon be as easy as waking from a bad dream.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 27, 2014 9:25 AM

Eight years ago, Polish hacker Joanna Rutkowska was experimenting with rootkits—tough-to-detect spyware that infects the deepest level of a computer’s operating system—when she came up with a devious notion: What if, instead of putting spyware inside a victim’s computer, you put the victim’s computer inside the spyware? At the time, a technology known…


So Rutkowska flipped the game, this time in favor of the defenders. Four years ago her Warsaw-based firm, Invisible Things Lab, started developing its own operating system known as Qubes. The free open source OS lets users set up a collection of virtual machines on their PC, with a simple central interface to manage each quarantined system. Careful users can keep their personal online activities isolated in one virtual machine, for instance, while they do their work in another, and their banking in a third. (Rutkowska typically runs about 15.) Open a malicious email attachment or click on an infected website and the malware can’t break out of that one contaminated container.


If it works as promised, even NSA-level exploits would be contained to a single compartment in Qubes’ architecture, one that could be evaporated and re-created at will. Recovering from even the nastiest hacker attack, in other words, could soon be as easy as waking from a bad dream.


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What Americans should fear in cyberspace

What Americans should fear in cyberspace | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
A recent Pew poll found that Americans are more afraid of a cyber attack than they are of Iranian nuclear weapons, the rise of China or climate change.

 

In treating cyber security as a matter only for IT experts, computer users often neglect the most basic precautions that go a long way toward protecting both the Internet's users and the network itself. Indeed, one study found that as much as 94% of attacks could be stopped with basic "cyber hygiene." Perhaps the best example is that the most popular password in use today is "123456," with "password" No. 2.

 

The 19th century poet Ralph Waldo Emerson never could have conceived of the Internet. But it is what allowed me recently to look up a quote by him that is perhaps the best guide for our age of cyber insecurity:

 

===> "Knowledge is the antidote to fear." <===

 

GM: SO, learn about the basics of Cyber-Security!

 


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Why (And How) Teachers and Education Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security

Why (And How) Teachers and Education Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security | digital citizenship | Scoop.it

Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security . What should get be taught and learned more in the 21st Century while using ICT?

 

In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

  


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In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

 

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There has been a lot of talk both in the U.S. and internationally about a shortage in skilled IT professionals - with a predicted 864,000 IT vacancies in Europe alone by 2015.

 

What are these skills that organizations are looking for? This infographic by via resource highlights the top skills that make a successful information security professional and skills the future workforce will need to tackle emerging threats.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Infographi

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

  

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Zhao KQiang's curator insight, March 27, 2014 7:23 AM

give some opinions of that why teachers and education should learn network secutity

Dean J. Fusto's curator insight, July 31, 2015 10:12 AM

 

In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

 

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There has been a lot of talk both in the U.S. and internationally about a shortage in skilled IT professionals - with a predicted 864,000 IT vacancies in Europe alone by 2015.

 

What are these skills that organizations are looking for? This infographic by via resource highlights the top skills that make a successful information security professional and skills the future workforce will need to tackle emerging threats.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Infographi

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

Check also:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

  

Jean-Pierre Blanger's curator insight, August 1, 2015 4:19 PM

 

In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

 

===============================================

 

There has been a lot of talk both in the U.S. and internationally about a shortage in skilled IT professionals - with a predicted 864,000 IT vacancies in Europe alone by 2015.

 

What are these skills that organizations are looking for? This infographic by via resource highlights the top skills that make a successful information security professional and skills the future workforce will need to tackle emerging threats.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Infographi

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

Check also:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

  

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EU proposes new cybercrime rules

EU proposes new cybercrime rules | digital citizenship | Scoop.it
Net firms, banks, hospitals and other may be required to report all cyber break-ins under new EU proposals.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 7, 2013 8:57 AM

Over 40,000 firms, including energy providers, banks and hospitals could be required to report cyber-break-ins under new rules proposed by the EU.


Gust MEES's curator insight, February 7, 2013 9:00 AM

Over 40,000 firms, including energy providers, banks and hospitals could be required to report cyber-break-ins under new rules proposed by the EU.