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Guest Opinion: January is Stalking Awareness Month: be aware

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Guest Opinion: January is Stalking Awareness Month: be aware …

Let us know what’s going on in your community. Take a moment and share your stories and photos about you, your family, your neighborhood, your school or your work. This site depends on your contributions.

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DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Since January

Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during the third quarter (equivalent to eight DDoS attack attempts every day), which represents a 35% increase in monthly attempts compared to the previous quarter, and a 91% increase in monthly attack attempts compared to Q1.

That’s according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security, which found that the rate of attacks, which is based on DDoS attack attempts against Corero customers, is being spurred along by the growing availability of DDoS-for-hire services, and the proliferation of unsecured internet of things (IoT) devices.

For example, the Reaper botnet is known to have already infected thousands of devices, and is believed to be particularly dangerous due to its ability to utilize known security flaws in the code of those insecure machines. Like a computer worm, it hacks into IoT devices and then hunts for new

Read more at: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/ddos-attacks-nearly-double-since/

Single Cyber-Crime at Each Interval of Ten Minutes During January-June 2017

 

Cyber-crime incidences within India have taken on the rise since a minimum of one such incidence got recorded inside the nation at every interval of ten minutes during January-June 2017. The rise happens to be drastic in comparison to 2016, when a cyber attack got recorded at every interval of twelve minutes. The attacks comprised ransomware assaults, web intrusions, phishing and defacements.

 

According to P P Chaudhary, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team which was reported information and which tracked it found that in all 44,679 cyber security incidences got detected in 2014; 49,455 in 2015; 50,362 in 2016 and 27,482 in 2017. The minister additionally said that the different cyber security incidences consisted of probing/scanning, phishing, website defacements and invasions, ransomware, malicious code/virus, denial of service (DOS) assaults and others.

 

The cyber-crime incidences comprise worldwide ransomware assaults, which attacked innumerable computers, stretched to scanning

Read more at: http://www.spamfighter.com/News-21035-Single-Cyber-Crime-at-Each-Interval-of-Ten-Minutes-During-January-June-2017.htm

‘Web of Lies’ Season 2 to Premiere Wednesday, January 14 on Investigation Discovery

Web of Lies

via press release:

FROM CRAIGSLIST KILLERS TO CYBER STALKERS, INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S

WEB OF LIES” RETURNS FOR A SHOCKING SECOND SEASON

 

(Silver Spring, Md.) – In a 21st-century world, we’re increasingly living our lives online, sharing everything in one quick click from vacation photos and observances of daily life to breaking news stories and expressions of our deepest insecurities. It’s easy to ignore or forget the millions of people who suddenly have access to your life online, but behind the clever screen names and witty captions hides a dark digital world with real dangers and risks. Returning for a suspenseful second season, Investigation Discovery’s (ID) hit series WEB OF LIES unravels tragic stories of deception and manipulation triggered by online interactions. From predators lurking behind their Facebook profiles to creeps scouring chat rooms for their next victim, WEB OF

Read more at: http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/network-press-releases/web-of-lies-season-2-to-premiere-wednesday-january-14-on-investigation-discovery/