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Police Warn of New ‘Line-Trapping Technology’ Being Used to Scam People Over the Phone
From CyberHeist News
A new piece of sophisticated technology is being used by fraudsters to scam unsuspecting people over the phone. Police said a woman in the York Region received a call earlier this month and was told by the scammers she had been a victim of ...Continue Reading →
My friend Eric Morley, owner of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts in Woodbury MN is a frequent and thought-provoking responder to articles that I post on my weblog. Recently, he asked: “Hey Bob, are you aware of any rating systems on IoT devices? I’d love to be able to review the security of these devices, and make buying decisions ...Continue Reading →
Almost everyone is familiar with the Global Positioning System, or GPS. We have GPS services available to us in are smartphone, and in many cases, in that computer on wheels, our automobile. GPS allows us to navigate, to travel from one point to another without the need for paper maps.
GPS was originally developed for the US military, and for quite ...Continue Reading →
Back on March 1 2019, I reported that Russia was planning to disconnect itself from the Internet. On November 1, 2019, the Russian Federation decreed that all Russian ISPs are required to route Internet traffic through special gateway routers run by Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzo.
The stated goal is to protect Russia from major cyber-attacks from bad actors or other nation-state run cyber ...Continue Reading →
Few people claimed to fully understand it, but the esoteric theory still managed to spark the public’s imagination.
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Data breaches are more or less becoming commonplace. In the last several years, companies the likes of Under Armour, Home Depot, Equifax, and even Target have fallen victim to ruthless cyber-attacks, resulting in the loss of profit, reputation, and customers.
This obviously has a huge affect ...Continue Reading →
October 29 is International Internet Day. For better or worse, the creation of the Internet has changed everything. It created new ways to communicate, provided an open platform for free speech and the free exchange of ideas. It created a new and level playing field where tiny Davids could successfully complete with ...Continue Reading →
A recent report says that 75% of corporate executives believe what 100% of cybersecurity professionals know: phishing emails represent the greatest cyber-threat to business computer systems and networks. Humans are still the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain. Cybersecurity awareness training and simulated phishing testing is seen as the most effective way to improve detection and avoidance in employees. To be truly effective training frequency should happen quarterly, but often ...Continue Reading →