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2015 Spring Digital Ethics, Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety News briefs for students, parents and professionals living, learning and teaching in the digital world
It’s Spring Time in the Valley… all that snow shoveling is just a memory now. This Spring edition of the Frontline features curriculum ideas and tools for schools to teach digital citizenship and internet safety. Many divisions are in the midst of digital conversions. That process brings new directions and methodology for student generated activities and learning.
But first, some “overstuffed links”, current trends and information on cellphones, apps, privacy, parenting and digital ethics.
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Remarkably now there are all kinds of kooks coming out of the woodwork after the cyber security initiatives. Funny, had our “ISP Self Regulatory Initiative” act carried in 2000, we wouldn’t have this problem today. But sometimes intelligent people aren’t very smart. Well, anyway, if it’s threatening you, Safenetting will do its best to help make everyone safe . . . .
- After Obama’s cybersecurity order threatens Snowden fund, bitcoin donations spike
- Quantum leap: WSU grad student, adviser craft next-level cybersecurity code
- Compromised WordPress sites launch drive-by attacks off Pirate Bay clone
- Dyre Wolf malware steals more than $1 million, bypasses 2FA protection
- ‘NewPosThings’ malware evolves, malicious traffic traced to airports
- China investing heavily in cyberwarfare programs to compete with US
- The Dyre Wolf Campaign: Stealing Millions and Hungry for More
- Hotel Wi-Fi could be feeding your personal computer malware
- Washington launches a war of words on cyber security
- New malware exploit targets energy sector
- Google says Android malware cut in half
- and more !!
UGNN Spam Trackers and Safenetting are tracking a new round of DropBox scams, this morning 3/15/15.
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Now things are getting a little sticky when the good guys start creating bad situations and it bleeds into the internet! From North Korea to China to our own in-country socitey, things are going just a little haywire!
- ‘Anonymous’ claims responsibility for attack on Dane County government websites
- Survey: Internal Auditors Making Strides on Addressing Cybersecurity Risks
- What’s in a typo? More evidence tying North Korea to the Sony hack
- Do Medical Devices Without Wireless Need Cybersecurity?
- PayPal buys cybersecurity firm, creates Israel hub
- Cyber Regulators Emphasize Process Over Products
- Cybersecurity has a talent shortage
- … and more!
February was a busy month, and it’s tough to keep up with everything in the security world. Aside from Net Neutrality, the security situation gets more and more grave with each passing day. If you’re following UGNN, here are some of the highlights since our last update.
- John Prisco Aims To Revolutionize Cyber Security By Attacking At The Source
- The White House officially launches its new cyber warfare agency
- US ups pressure on China to nix ‘troubling’ cybersecurity rules
- UAE companies investing more in cyber warfare capabilities
- The New Battleground in the U.S.-Iranian Covert War
- Suits and Hoodies: The Two Cybersecurity Cultures
- Phishers strike routers as hackers get smarter
- Problems with Cyber Arms Control
- Arms Control for a Cyberage
Rolling into the new year, there has been lots of noise from the government, and lots of lip-service from industry talking heads who think they know it all! Well among all the puff, and smoke and crap, eventually you’ll be able to eek out a fairly intelligent look at reality — cyber security is probably one of the most important issues of our generation. And as evidenced by over two decades of reporting, the InfoManager and UGNN keeps you in the loop . . .
- Cybersecurity Without NSA Snooping: Does the White House Proposal Provide the Protections We Need?
- France’s Online War On Terror Sympathizers And Extremists Has A New Cyber Security Cell
- Obama’s Computer Security Solution is a Mishmash of Old, Outdated Policy Solutions
- Obama and Cameron’s ‘solutions’ for cybersecurity will make the internet worse
- The CENTCOM hack wasn’t a big deal, but don’t scoff at ISIS hackers just yet
- Malware Containment Continues to Weigh Heavily on Organizations
- NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers
- Florida colleges rush to create cybersecurity soldiers
- US Coast Guard Addresses Maritime Cybersecurity Issues
- How to Remove MacKeeper from Your Mac
We’re just a couple of weeks into 2015 and already we see new concepts and new innovations in cybercrime and the way the cybercrime industry is trying to get your computer, your money and your identity. So far most people have wised up to the real threat posed by the internet … but we have to be vigilant and help everyone stay safe . . . they invent a new way to fool you every day! We’re staying on top, and the Safenetting Infomanager is keeping you informed about
- White House nudges Congress to revisit controversial ‘CISPA-style’ laws after Sony attack
- Malware Advertising Infects HuffPo, Yahoo News, AOL’s Ad Network, Match, TMZ, Many More
- Apple MacBook Users, Meet Thunderstrike: New Nightmare Malware for You and Your Laptop
- Cyberwarfare: The theaters strike back, step up for Sony, shoulder ‘The Interview’
- Synthetic Identity Fraud Rate Increases More Than 100 Percent Over Three Years
- CISPA: The Awful Anti-Privacy Law That Won’t Prevent Another Sony Hack
- Can Your Security Solution Handle Malware, BYOD, Mobile, and Virtual?
- U.S. Lawmarkers Mull on Reviving CISPA Following Sony Cyber Attack
- Exclusive to the Trib: The need for cyberwarfare theories
- South Korea steps up cyber security at nuclear plants
- Obama to Focus on Cybersecurity Issues Next Week
- Beware Tech Support Scams
It’s been a tough year for those battling cybersecurity threats and data breaches. From Target and Home Depot to JP Morgan Chase and Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2014 reminded business executives and consumers that nobody is invincible when it comes to cybercrimes. So, as 2015 approaches, one thing is certain: cybercriminals are becoming more elite, and a defensive approach is going to lose every time.Continue reading »
NOW is the season we wrench it up to high alert. Amazon is pumping out at least one spam every two days. Some online vendors pumping even more. It will be real easy for cybercrime to slip on in without many people noticing. Many people have not wised up to phishing, stalking, malware and the other evils that lurk in your email and on web sites. Why is that? We have to be vigilant and help everyone stay safe . . .
* Antivirus Companies Should Be More Open About Their Government Malware Discoveries
* Destructive malware that hit Sony Pictures similar to other data wiping programs
* How to find malware? It’s hidden malware here, there and everywhere
* Facebook Users Now Get ESET Online Scanner to Fight Malware
* Cybercriminals Preloading Chinese E-Cigarettes with Malware
* Apple entering a ‘whack-a-mole’ era of malware defense
* Malware alert: ignore that order confirmation email!
* Cheap Android smartphones pre-loaded with malware
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