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Hackers keep robbing cryptocurrency YouTubers
Ian Balina, a former IBM salesman who became a full-time cryptocurrency trader and pundit, is not known for his modesty. Like many YouTube personalities in the vein of motivational speaker Gary Vaynerchuk, he brands himself as a self-starter-made-good who now wants to teach you how he did it (while clarifying, of course, that his recommendations are not investment advice).
Apr 17 6:10PM The Verge

Can Callisto transform how Silicon Valley deals with sexual harassment?
In December 2016 in the wake of sexual assault allegations against prominent men like Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, and then-President-elect Donald Trump tech writer April Glaser posited a simple solution for combating sexual assault: create a tool that would combine identity verification, encryption, anonymization, and messaging to enable sexual assault victims to report their assaults and connect with other victims who had reported the same perpetrator. As Glaser envisioned it, this platform would be a trusted, fully encrypted system that would allow a victim to maintain control of her identity.
Apr 17 5:54PM The Verge

New York City to offer free cybersecurity tools to deter criminal hackers
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced that, in an effort to improve cybersecurity, the city will be offering a free mobile app that warns users when suspicious activity is detected on their devices. The program, NYC Secure, is a pioneering cybersecurity initiative protecting New Yorkers online.
Apr 17 4:40PM IT Governance USA Blog

Why we should stop treating Silicon Valley's male CEOs like children
He's one of the richest people on earth. He's an adult.
Apr 17 4:12PM Vox

UK NCSC, DHS and the FBI Warn of Russian hacking campaign on Western networks
UK NCSC, DHS, and the FBI warn of Russian hacking campaign on Western networks, state-sponsored hackers are targeting network infrastructure key components. US and Britain government agencies warn of Russian state-sponsored cyber attacks to compromise government and business networking equipment.
Apr 17 4:08PM IT Security News

Officials Warn Russian Hackers Targeting US Routers
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Officials are warning that hackers from the Russian government are targeting an electronic item found in millions of homes and businesses across the United States. Jersey Shore Town Issues Warning After Low-Flying Hawks Spotted Russian spies are reportedly trying to hack into routers.
Apr 17 4:03PM philadelphia.cbslocal.com

8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data
Hackers are craftier than ever, pilfering PII piecemeal so bad actors can combine data to set up schemes to defraud medical practices, steal military secrets and hijack R&D product information. We are long past the era of the 14-year old teenage hacker trying to spoof a corporate or defense network for the fun of it, just because they can.
Apr 17 3:12PM Dark Reading

8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data
Hackers are craftier than ever, pilfering PII piecemeal so bad actors can combine data to set up schemes to defraud medical practices, steal military secrets and hijack R&D product information. We are long past the era of the 14-year old teenage hacker trying to spoof a corporate or defense network for the fun of it, just because they can.
Apr 17 3:09PM Dark Reading

8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data
Hackers are craftier than ever, pilfering PII piecemeal so bad actors can combine data to set up schemes to defraud medical practices, steal military secrets and hijack R&D product information. Advertise on IT Security News.
Apr 17 3:08PM IT Security News

4 ways to protect enterprise AI efforts from cybercriminals
Hackers are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve their attacks. Here's how to safeguard against malicious AI, according to Forrester.
Apr 17 3:08PM IT Security News

Our event on blockchain will feature the CryptoKitties founder
TechCrunch is poised to break through the huge noise surrounding blockchain with a new event. Zug, the Swiss Canton just outside of Zrich, has come to be known as Crypto Valley because it's become a regulatory haven where startups are increasingly filing their Initial Coin Offerings.
Apr 17 2:35PM TechCrunch

Pornhub Adds Crypto Payment Option With Verge Token
Adult entertainment website Pornhub has announced that it will begin accepting the cryptocurrency verge as payment. The company detailed its move in a blog post and accompanying video, saying that it will take the token for its premium services as well as other available purchases.
Apr 17 2:32PM CoinDesk

Russia is hacking routers in global cyber attacks, US and UK warn
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Apr 17 2:30PM CSO Online

Hackers Are Using Botnets To Automate Hacking
Hackers Are Using Botnets To Automate Hacking Advertise on IT Security News. Read the complete article: Hackers Are Using Botnets To Automate Hacking.
Apr 17 2:10PM IT Security News

Russian hackers target Australia in 'preparation for future cyber attack
Updated April 17, 2018 14:58:30 Related Story: Russian hackers accused of attacking power grid but nuclear plants not compromised, US says Related Story: Russia-linked bots trying to make the world an angrier place Related Story: Ukraine points finger at Russian security services over cyber attack Up to 400 Australian businesses may have been targeted by suspected Russian state-sponsored cyber attacks that have affected millions of machines worldwide, the Defence Minister Marise Payne has revealed. Authorities say infected routers could be used for future attacks No indication information in Australia was compromised, minister says US, UK call on victims to report any infections found The United States, Britain and Australia allege Russian Government-backed hackers infected computer routers around the world in a cyber-espionage campaign targeting government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators.
Apr 17 1:36PM ABC News

Why router-based attacks could be the next big trend in cybersecurity
A joint statement issued by DHS, FBI, and NCSC claim that Russian state-sponsored hackers are leveraging vulnerabilities in routers to harvest data. Advertise on IT Security News.
Apr 17 1:12PM IT Security News

Automated Bots Growing Tool For Hackers
SAN FRANCISCO - The use of automated bots is becoming more prevalent for novice attackers as tools become more available, researchers found. A honeypot experiment, detailed by Cybereason at this year's RSA Conference, showed the commoditization of using bots to perform low-level tasks.
Apr 17 12:58PM Threatpost | The first stop for security news

US, UK: Russian Hackers Deeply Embedded in Routers, Switches
Cyberwarfare / Nation-state attacks , Fraud Management, Cybercrime , Identity & Access Management Advice: Update Outdated Protocols, Equipment The U.S.
Apr 17 12:57PM databreachtoday.com

US, UK: Russian Hackers Deeply Embedded in Routers, Switches
Cyberwarfare / Nation-state attacks , Fraud Management, Cybercrime , Identity & Access Management Advice: Update Outdated Protocols, Equipment The U.S.
Apr 17 12:42PM bankinfosecurity.com

Why router-based attacks could be the next big trend in cybersecurity
Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: The US and UK joint statement claims that Russian state-sponsored hackers are hacking routers to create man-in-the-middle scenarios for data harvesting. This is the latest of a string of reports over the last two months indicating that hackers are taking a particular interest in routers.
Apr 17 12:39PM Plow