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- 06/26/17--06:55: _US-Israel Form Bila...
- 06/26/17--21:47: _Brennan Tells WJR I...
- 07/03/17--15:47: _Petya Malware May B...
- 07/05/17--09:24: _M2 TechCast Co-Host...
- 07/05/17--10:33: _Red Level’s Coffey:...
- 07/06/17--05:56: _Israel’s CyberGym –...
- 07/06/17--12:34: _CopyCat Malware Inf...
- 07/06/17--12:43: _UN Survey Shows Maj...
- 07/07/17--05:58: _Former Head Of Shin...
- 07/13/17--06:30: _Why Your Next Cyber...
- 07/13/17--13:49: _Snafu Leaves 14 Mil...
- 07/13/17--18:46: _LeakerLocker Ransom...
- 07/16/17--12:56: _Don’t Be Forced Out...
- 07/20/17--12:49: _Feds Shut Down Two ...
- 07/27/17--15:34: _Report: Hackers Can...
- 07/27/17--15:45: _Ransomware Hackers ...
- 07/03/17--15:47: Petya Malware May Be An Early Test Of Muscular Trump Cyber Doctrine
- 07/05/17--09:24: M2 TechCast Co-Host Brennan Reports From Cyber Week In Israel
- 07/05/17--10:33: Red Level’s Coffey: The Upside And Downside Of Anywhere Access
- 07/06/17--05:56: Israel’s CyberGym – Real World, Real Time Cyber Defense Training
- 07/06/17--12:34: CopyCat Malware Infected 14 Million Outdated Android Sevices
- 07/07/17--05:58: Former Head Of Shin Bet On Current State Of Cybersecurity
- 07/16/17--12:56: Don’t Be Forced Out Of Business By Cybercrime
- 07/27/17--15:45: Ransomware Hackers Now Offer Customers Service, Outsourced Resources
TEL AVIV, Israel – A senior official in the White House announced Monday at the 7th International Cyber Week at Tel Aviv University that the United States and Israel had formed a bilateral cyber working group that would “stop adversaries before they can get into our networks and hold bad actors accountable.” The announcement was […]
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TEL AVIV, Israel – Mike Brennan, editor of MiTechNews, was formally invited by the Israeli government to cover the prestigious CyberWeek 2017 at Tel Aviv University starting June 25. 7,000 participants from 48 countries have gathered in Israel this week to discuss tactics and technology of cybersecurity. Mike will report all week long from his […]
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In-brief: In the hours before the Petya malware began circulating, two high level Trump Administration officials called for a tougher stand against online actors who sow chaos. The question now is how the Administration will react. TEL-AVIV, Israel– With the Petya “wiper” virus spreading globally, leaving crippled computers and organizational chaos in its wake, eyes are turning to the six […]
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ROYAL OAK – M2 TechCast co-host Mike Brennan calls in from Israel where he was on a press tour covering Cyber Week 2017 at Tel Aviv University. Most of the emphasis at the conference and during the press briefings that followed was on cybersecurity. While experts differ on how many Israeli cybersecurity companies are based […]
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ROYAL OAK – Red Level Microsoft Solutions Manager Justin Coffey explains the upside and downside of anywhere access. Business professionals are working remotely from the road or home, which then makes the business network vulnerable to cyberattack. The ways to do remote work safely includes: OneDrive for Business: Access to your files in the cloud […]
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HADERA, Israel – A collection of small stone houses that once sheltered seasonal orange pickers now serves as a real-world training ground for cyber defenders to learn what it takes to keep a growing army of hackers out of networks operated by multinational corporations, government and security organizations worldwide. CyberGym, created in 2013, is not […]
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SAN FRANCISCO – A new strain of a malware called CopyCat has infected more than 14 million Android devices around the world, rooting phones and hijacking apps to make millions in fraudulent ad revenue, researchers at Check Point said Thursday. While the majority of victims are in Asia, more than 280,000 Android devices in the US were […]
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NEW YORK – A United Nations survey released Wednesday shows major gaps in the security among the world’s most powerful countries, with the United States coming in second on the “most committed” list. The Global Cybersecurity Index (PDF) takes a look at defense capabilities in 134 countries, focusing on five factors: technical, organizational, legal, cooperation […]
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MANKATO, MN. – This article explores what the former head of Shin-Bet, Israel’s internal security service (equivalent to Britain’s MI5 or the FBI in the US), thinks of the current state of cybersecurity in the world today, and what can we learn from his warnings? In June 2017, I (Chris Veltsos, a Cybersecurity professor at […]
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MANKATO, MN. – How does a small country — with about the same population count as Switzerland — position itself to compete in the fast-pace cybersecurity global marketplace? In this article, we’ll explore the factors that have enabled Israel to position itself as a key future player in cybersecurity. In a follow-up article, we’ll look […]
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SAN FRANCISCO – More than 14 million records of Verizon subscribers who called the phone giant’s customer services in the past six months were found on an unprotected Amazon storage server controlled by an employee of Nice Systems, a Ra’anana, Israel-based tech company. Verizon has a base of 113.9 million total customers. The data was […]
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SAN FRANCISCO – Security firm McAfee discovered the latest attack, called LeakerLocker, which affects Android phones through apps downloaded from the Google Play store. Most ransomware locks up your files or hard drive, but LeakerLocker takes your private data and browsing history and threatens to share it with the friends and family on your contact […]
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ROCHESTER HILLS – According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, one out of every five small-and-medium sized businesses is hit by cybercrime each year. Roughly 60% of these SMBs are out of business within six months of an attack. Today’s cybercriminal doesn’t discriminate by business type or size. They look for exposed security cracks and […]
WASHINGTON DC – The Department of Justice and Europol announced Thursday that they have shut down AlphaBay and Hansa, two massive marketplaces on the dark web that served hundreds of thousands of customers trying to get their hands on illegal goods online. While you or I can easily buy groceries, electronics and clothes online, when it comes […]
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LAS VEGAS – The Unicorn Team researchers from 360 Technology, China’s leading security company, discovered they could hack phones when they switched from modern LTE wireless networks to older, slower 2G technology. Of course, our phones do this all the time when the signal’s weak, although you may not notice when it’s happening. Still, if hackers take […]
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LAS VEGAS – Hackers behind some of the most notorious ransomware around are taking some hints from legit Wall Street companies. Malware strains like Locky and Cerber helped make ransomware a $25 million industry in 2016 and its operators are starting to operate like conventional corporations with “customer” service staff and outsourced resources, researchers explained Wednesday […]
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