IOT #DEVICES: IS THE #CONVENIENCE #WORTH THE #HACKING #RISK? MOST #CONSUMERS #SAY ‘YES’

Source: National Cyber Security News

There’s no question that the Internet of Things greatly improves the convenience of our lives, but at what cost? Smart home products already constitute a multibillion-dollar industry that is only going to continue growing. However, we can’t ignore the numerous attacks have already taken place with IoT devices. For example,… …

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Harper’s #Magazine Warns #Subscribers That #Passwords May Have Been #Stolen

Source: National Cyber Security News

Harper’s Magazine, the monthly longform journalism and essay publication, has warned subscribers that their passwords may have been stolen by hackers. On Thursday several subscribers tweeted screenshots of an email that Harper’s sent. “It has come to our attention that your username and password for Harpers.org may have been compromised,”… …

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Are #hackers using your #PC to mine #Bitcoin?

Source: National Cyber Security News

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Monero are so popular because they’re secure and potentially worth thousands of dollars. But investors and consumers aren’t the only ones interested in them. Hackers are using malicious tactics to steal cryptocurrency, and they’re doing it with something called cryptojacking. Hijacked hardware Cryptojacking secretly uses your… …

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