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LinkedIn/’RateStars’ Phishing Scam

LinkedIn members are receiving requests for ‘rating’ for connections that begin with ‘…needs your help.’ During the response process, the sender phishes for log-in inf...
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iCloud hacker tricked Apple Support with social engineering

iCloud hacker tricked Apple Support with social engineering | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
For those concerned about iCloud's security, Mat Honan has confirmed that his account was compromised because of social engineering tactics used by his hac (RT @TheFuturePost: iCloud hacker tricked Apple Support with social engineering
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Insider Threat Blog: Insider Threats Related to Cloud Computing--Installment 1: Introduction

#cloud Insider Threat Blog Insider Threats Related to Cloud Computing - Insider Threats Related to Cloud Comput ...
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Is the Government Undertaking Something To Protect You From ...

In accordance with a report of the President's Identity Theft Task Force, identity theft (a fraud attempted or committed making use of identifying information and facts of yet another person without having authority), leads to ...
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Could be the Government Performing Anything To Defend You From ...

Could be the Government Performing Anything To Defend You From ... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Identity theft expenses customers billions of dollars each and every year. You must do your component to guard yourself plus the government wants to accomplish its part as well.
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Reuters Hacked - The Right Perspective

Reuters Hacked - The Right Perspective | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The Right PerspectiveReuters HackedThe Right PerspectiveHackers successfully broke into the blogging system of the Reuters news agency on Friday and posted several false news articles that were attributed to its reporters.
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A Computer Infection that Can Never Be Cured

A Computer Infection that Can Never Be Cured | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
COMPUTERS A Computer Infection that Can Never Be Cured A hacker demonstrates that code can be hidden inside a new computer to put it forever under remote control, even after upgrades to the hard drive or operating system.
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Students, Employees Notified Regarding Information Hack

Students, Employees Notified Regarding Information Hack | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.- Students and employees of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System whose personal data was stolen by a hacker in June will soon get an update from the school system.
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Survey: BYOD Security Policies Must Also Address Privacy | Computer

New blog post: Survey: BYOD Security Policies Must Also Address Privacy http://t.co/jkhTuXa4...
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Anonymous AAPT data breach, 180k records published, 263k incoming | Security Affairs

RT @YourAnonNews: Anonymous AAPT data breach, 180k records published, 263k incoming http://t.co/Mslpxirc #Anonymous #op_Australia #hacktivism #privacy...
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Meet Security Demands with IP Network Cameras | Security ...

Meet Security Demands with IP Network Cameras. Demand for security is on the rise with customers looking for the right video security technology for both home and business. Surveillance technology has reached its zenith and is emerging ...
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Mother seeks justice for son - Identity Theft Manifesto

Mother seeks justice for son - Identity Theft Manifesto | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
During a sentencing hearing, Jennifer Andrushko, the mother of a five year old identity theft victim told the court of the difficulties she and her family had faced since learning of the theft of her son's identity by an illegal alien, ...
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Payback Against China

Payback Against China | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
August 5, 2012: The US is being more open about its growing body of evidence documenting Chinese Cyber War attacks on America and the West This openness was prompted by a Wikileaks emails from last year that made reference to US (#SITREP INFORMATION...
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Creepster in Chief: Citizens sick of Obama’s spam emails; Unsubscribe! | Twitchy

Creepster in Chief: Citizens sick of Obama’s spam emails; Unsubscribe! | Twitchy | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
I mark every Obama email as "spam" or "phishing scam." We can cause no end of turmoil.
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Insider Threat Blog Insider Threats Related to Cloud Computing …

Insider Threat Blog Insider Threats Related to Cloud Computing … | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
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Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself

Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
(ARA) - Two million Americans fall victim to medical identity theft each year, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian's ProtectMyID.
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Gizmodo Hacking Illustrates Cloud Computing...

Gizmodo Hacking Illustrates Cloud Computing... | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Consumer electronics weblog Gizmodo was the victim of a sophisticated cyberattack in which a hacker was able to gain access to one of their social media accounts by first cracking into the iCloud account of a former contributor, various media...
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Social Engineering Causes Apple To Opens Door To Hacker

Social Engineering Causes Apple To Opens Door To Hacker | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Hackers were able to gain access to the iCloud account of Mat Honan not by hacking his password, but with Social Engineering of Apple.
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How Did Apple Allow Hackers to Access iCloud Account? | PCWorld Business Center

How Did Apple Allow Hackers to Access iCloud Account? | PCWorld Business Center | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Attackers were able to social engineer their way into Mat Honan's iCloud account--and gain access to the Gizmodo Twitter account. Based on my experience with Apple support, that is not an easy thing to do.
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Reuters hacked by pro-Assad propagandists again, this time on Twitter - Christian Science Monitor

Reuters hacked by pro-Assad propagandists again, this time on Twitter - Christian Science Monitor | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
Reuters hacked by pro-Assad propagandists again, this time on TwitterChristian Science MonitorOn Friday, Reuters said its "blogging platform" was hacked illegally.
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Apple social engineered – Allows access to iCloud | KnowBe4

Apple social engineered – Allows access to iCloud | KnowBe4 | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
He found out that an AppleCare technician fell victim to a social engineering attack and allowed access to the wrong account: his. That error allowed Honan's personal email and Twitter accounts to be hacked, as well as the ...
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Yes, I was hacked. Hard.

So maybe you saw my Twitter going nuts tonight. Or you saw Gizmodo’s Twitter account blow up. Or you saw this in AllThingsD. Or this in the DailyDot. Although embarrassing, Twitter was the least of...
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Texas shows up in identity theft scheme

Texas shows up in identity theft scheme | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration just completed an audit of IRS efforts to stop identity theft and fraudulent tax returns.
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Network Security | All New Tech

Network Security | All New Tech | High Technology Threat Brief (HTTB) (1) | Scoop.it
In order to avoid this a variety of data safety measures are adopted by network administers. A lot of the data security measures are related to applications. Computer hardware network security choices also used.
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Online Payday Lender Helping With The Fight Against Identity Theft ...

If you find yourself a victim of identity theft, there are four steps which the Federal Trade Commission recommends a consumer to follow. Once you discover fraudulent activity, you will want to place a fraud alert by contacting ...
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