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vertification

Get Your Two-Step (Verification) On

Two-step/factor authentication is free, it improves security, and reduces data theft but most importantly it…

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Wikileaks

WikiLeaks’ Very Dangerous Game is Undermining Our Democracy

In this edition of The Tech 100: There is some comic-book level super villain-y stuff afoot.

This is really scary stuff that would be so over-the-top it wouldn’t work as a…

By Samara Lynn

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cybersecurity

Trump Cybersecurity Czar Giuliani’s Site Can Be Hacked by ‘a 7-Year-Old’

Trump's announcement that Rudy Giuliani will be his cybersecurity adviser elicits scorn from actual cybersecurity professionals

After the criticisms from cybersecurity experts, the Giuliani Partners site appears to have been taken…

By Samara Lynn

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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

What you need to know about the latest Android malware

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

By Samara Lynn

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bias

Kapor Capital Aims to Hack Bias in Silicon Valley

An incredibly diverse group of 70 hackers showed up ready to create a solution.

Startup Weekend Oakland landed at the Kapor Center for Social Impact and focused on the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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NCSA

The White House and NCSA Want You to Lock Down Your Login

The White House's new initiative to inform Americans about everyday cybersecurity

Most of us think a username and password are enough to stay safe on line;…

By Samara Lynn

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DNC

Cybersecurity Pros Familiar With Suspected DNC Email Hackers

The hackers and the methods they may have used to obtain the DNC emails are well known by those in the cybersecurity industry

When Wikileaks released thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), democrats called on cybersecurity technology…

By Samara Lynn

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Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Security Hole Exposes Hacking Vulnerabilities of Connected Cars

Security experts find troubling vulnerability in the Nissan Leaf electric car

Some seriously lax security found on a Nissan electric vehicle underscores need for stricter security…

By Samara Lynn

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compuer security

The Worst Passwords of 2015

We are still creating very weak passwords and getting hacked

If you are using any of these passwords, change them!

By Samara Lynn

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15 Million T-Mobile Applicants Hacked in Massive Experian Security Breach

15 million T-Mobile service applicants have data stolen in Experian hack

The hack took place over a two-year period from September 1, 2013 to Sept 15,…

By Samara Lynn

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many small businesses vulnerable to cyberthreats

Federal Employees May Be At Risk For Identity Theft

Union says OPM hid the extent of damage from a massive computer hack

The Social Security numbers of every current, former and retired federal employee was allegedly hacked,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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FBI: Hacker Took Over Plane, Made It Fly Sideways

According to a warrant, Chris Roberts used an in-flight entertainment system to access the main computer

The FBI says a computer expert briefly hacked into a plane’s in-flight entertainment and caused…

By Joel Lyons

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Beware of a New Scam on Facebook

Sneaky tool tricks user into hacking themselves

Make sure to keep a close eye on all of your social media accounts.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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19-Year-Old Arrested for Heartbleed Hacking

Western University student Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes is charged with stealing the personal information of around 900 Canadian citizens

Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes, 19 years old, was charged with unauthorized use of a computer which…

By Patrick Austin

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6 Ways to Keep Your Brand Hack-Free in Social Media

Stay safe in cyberspace with these helpful tips

BlackEnterprise.com highlights several tips to minimize your brand’s risk of being hacked.

By S. Lynn Cooper

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Company Offers Social Media Hacking Insurance

For a fee, company offers protection from hackers

For a fee, company offers protection from hackers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Protect Your Network

How midsized firms can shore up holes in their computer networks

In March, Hannaford Bros., a Scarborough, Mass.-based supermarket chain, announced someone had hacked into its…

By Bridget McCrea

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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