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21 hours ago How scalper bots profit by buying and reselling Sony PS5 and Xbox consoles

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These bots grab some of the limited stock of the PS5 and Xbox on eBay and Amazon and then resell them at huge markups, says PerimeterX.

1 day ago Biden Seeks to Boost CISA's Budget by $110 Million

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Additional Money Would Address Range of Cybersecurity IssuesPresident Joe Biden is asking Congress to boost CISA's budget by $110 million in 2021 to allow the agency to address a range of cybersecurity issues following several high-profile incidents that have happened in the past six months.

1 day ago Iran Calls Natanz Atomic Site Blackout 'Nuclear Terrorism'

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Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of "nuclear terrorism," raising regional tensions as world powers and Tehran continue to negotiate over its tattered nuclear deal.

1 day ago Ransomware: The internet's biggest security crisis is getting worse. We need a way out

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Making it illegal to pay a ransom might be the answer, but it will have painful consequences.

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40 minutes ago A Tale of 3 Data 'Leaks': Clubhouse, LinkedIn, Facebook

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Confusion Over Hacking, Scraping and Amassing Highlights Data Lockdown ImperativeCriminals love to amass and sell vast quantities of user data, but not all such data sets necessarily pose a fresh risk to users. Even so, the ease with which would-be attackers can amass data - and sometimes private details - highlights the imperative for organizations to keep it better secured.

5 hours ago These new vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk, so patch now

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Detailed by researchers at Forescout, the Name:Wreck vulnerabilities could allow attackers to control devices and remotely execute code, act as a gateway to the rest of the network, or even take IoT devices offline.

6 hours ago Grambling Grad Getting Louisiana's 1st Cybersecurity Degree

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A Grambling State University student is about to get Louisiana's first bachelor's degree in cybersecurity at a time when data breaches are making headlines.

Alexis White of Arcadia already has a degree in biology. She earned it in 2018 - the year Grambling won approval for the state's only bachelor's degree program in cybersecurity.

11 hours ago Why adding neurodiversity to cybersecurity teams is a win-win for companies and employees

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SAP and IBM have changed the hiring and onboarding process to open up more jobs to non-traditional candidates.