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FBI Seeking Millions to Break Encryption

On the heels of President Obama’s new cybersecurity plan, the FBI is requesting $38 million in order to break encryption. The money would be in addition to $31 million that is already being spent on the initiative. ZD Net Reports Source: Secure World

New Member Monday Perks at The Interval

New Member Monday Perks at The Interval

We’re happy to announce that starting this week, Long Now Members may reserve the private room at The Interval for 1-2 hrs on Mondays with no bar minimum! The Interval is a great venue to host a meeting, reception or event. Our private room fits up to 10 people.  Reservation requests will be filled on a first come, first served […]

Underage Hacker Arrested in Government Breach

The FBI and British police believe they’ve arrested hacker responsible for several high profile hacks, including this weeks leak of FBI an Homeland Security information. They believe the teenaged cyber criminal is the center of the group “Crackas with Attitude.” The hacker goes by “Cracka” online, although his real name is not being released due to […]

New App Could Improve Earthquake Warning Using GPS

New App Could Improve Earthquake Warning Using GPS

A new Android app uses smartphone GPS sensors to detect earthquakes and estimate their locations and magnitudes in real time. The technology could lead to a dense global seismic network that can warn people who are a few kilometers away from a quake’s epicenter, giving them a few seconds to find a safe spot before the […]

Mobile Banking Customer Loses Life Savings to Hackers

‘Smishing’ is the new phishing. Criminals are now using phishing attacks to go after mobile banking customers through SMS. This is apparently becoming such a problem in the UK, that one man lost his entire life savings. The scam involves criminals impersonating banks through text messaging, then tricking them into downloading malware. Information Age Reports Source: Secure World

Welcome to the Black Market of Netflix Accounts

Welcome to the Black Market of Netflix Accounts

By Stormi O’Donnell SecureWorld Media Almost everyone uses Netflix, and hackers are cashing in. We’ve all heard of hackers using phishing techniques and malware to gain Netflix information, but now cybercriminals are even opening up their own stores using the information. Source: Secure World

'False hope' driving crude oil rally?

Analysts and market watchers say there is little chance OPEC and nonmembers will agree to cuts. Source: CNBC Clean Energy

SecureWorld Charlotte: Helping to Keep Information Out of Hackers' Hands

Do you do your banking on your smartphone? Chances are the answer is, “yes.” More and more, smartphones are becoming our personal data centers, responsible for numerous functions such as email, Internet searches, GPS queries, calendars, reminders, games and, of course, communciation. Your phone is a treasure trove of information and hackers are doing everything […]

2 Female Agtech Entrepreneurs Raise $75k Each as Village Capital Accelerator Concludes

2 Female Agtech Entrepreneurs were selected by their peers to receive investment from VilCap Investments and Radicle Capital. The post 2 Female Agtech Entrepreneurs Raise $75k Each as Village Capital Accelerator Concludes appeared first on AgFunderNews. Source: AgFunder News

Oil stock dividends to drop by $12B: Markit

An extended trough in oil prices will see large energy firms slash payouts by a total of $12 billion this year, Markit warns. Source: CNBC Clean Energy

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