Cybersecurity

Working from home
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CNN
May 13, 2020 - 1:24 pm
While working remotely can provide more flexibility and spare people a long commute, it could also come with a notable risk: leaving workers — and by extension their companies — more vulnerable to cyberattacks without the added security of an office network. Read more here.
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Voting
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AP News
March 03, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Tuesday’s presidential primaries across 14 states mark the first major security test since the 2018 midterm elections, with state and local election officials saying they are prepared to deal with everything from equipment problems to false information about the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Close up of hands typing on laptop.
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Paul Kurtz
December 09, 2019 - 4:30 am
As holiday shopping ramps up, so do the number of cyberscams that rob people of their money and identity. Law enforcement and the Wolf administration are offering some tips on how to avoid being ripped off. Read more here.
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Photo in front of a voting place.
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Andrew Kramer
November 05, 2019 - 4:46 pm
State officials want to make sure you know your votes in today's local elections are safe.
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MoviePass on Wednesday confirmed a security issue may have exposed customers' records.
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CNN
August 21, 2019 - 8:11 pm
By Ahiza Garcia, CNN Business (CNN) -- MoviePass on Wednesday confirmed a security issue may have exposed customers' records. In a statement, MoviePass said a security lapse was recently discovered and its system was immediately secured. Reports of the data breach first surfaced Tuesday. The breach...
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Capital One said a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One credit card applications earlier this month. The compromised data included some Social Security numbers.
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July 30, 2019 - 7:07 am
By Michelle Toh, CNN Business (CNN) -- Millions of Capital One customers have been affected by a data breach that the bank says happened in March when a software engineer allegedly exploited a vulnerability to access its systems. Approximately 100 million people in the United States and 6 million...
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This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
Ben Margot/AP Photo, File
May 16, 2019 - 1:41 pm
By Isabel Debre and Raphael Satter, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher,...
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The former chief of the cybercrime department at Russia's main domestic security agency Sergei Mikhailov, left, and the former employee of Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity firm Ruslan Stoyanov attend a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 20
Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 8:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military court convicted a former senior counterintelligence officer and a cybersecurity firm executive of treason Tuesday, concluding a case that initially aroused speculation of a manufactured effort to punish the source of leaks about Russian campaign hacking. Moscow's...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When do you have to be notified if your information was compromised in a data breach? Japan's recently appointed minister of cybersecurity responded to questions about his computer literacy by proclaiming that he has never...
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Video Games
Ian Bush
April 04, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Video gamers could have a leg up on the competition for a job that's in demand -- and growing. Too much time in front of Fortnite might earn a kid a reprimand from mom or dad. But a new study shows gamer skills are exactly what companies are looking for when it comes...
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