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Cyber Security News & Briefing

Dunkin’ Faces Fine Over Cybersecurity

Dunkin’ Donuts glazed over their problems with customer information being hacked. According to Letitia James, New York Attorney General: “For years, Dunkin’ hid the truth and failed to protect the security of its customers, who were left paying the bill. It’s time to make amends and finally fill the holes in Dunkin’s’ cybersecurity. Not only

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Teenager Hacks Twitter

17-year-old Florida teenager, Graham Clark, was arrested in connection with the biggest security and privacy breach in Twitter’s history. Clark is responsible for taking over the accounts of famous people such as President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Apple, and more in an attempt to steal bitcoin. Clark didn’t act

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Fibernet’s Managed Services

According to one study, 70% of small and medium-sized businesses experience cyber attacks. Unfortunately, most small and medium-sized businesses can’t afford to hire a team of System Administrators to look after their data framework. There is another option than paying for an expensive team of administrators: Fibernet Managed Services. Let Fibernet experts support your IT

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Job Searching? Consider Cyber-Security

Coronavirus has damaged our economy and workforce. However, there are several jobs that are still in demand even after coronavirus including cyber-security professionals. In fact, there are more cyber-security positions open than there are qualified personnel. According to an estimate by Cyber-security Ventures, there will be 3.5 million cyber-security jobs available in 2021. With the

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10 Scary Ransomware Statistics

The bottom line is this: when it comes to cyberattacks your business better be ready because it’s not “if” an attack will occur but “when”. This article is a wake-up call to anyone thinking they can get by with minimal cybersecurity.  The investment in cybersecurity far outweighs the costs. 1. It’s predicted that according to

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Huawei and ZTE Considered National Security Threats by Trump Administration

Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese telecom giants, were deemed national security threats by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the end of June.  “With today’s orders, and based on the overwhelming weight of evidence, the [FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security] Bureau has designated Huawei and ZTE as national security risks to America’s communications

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How Smart Devices Are Actually Dumb

We call them “smart” devices but when it comes to hackability they are rather dumb. Smart gadgets are great for making our lives more convenient but they aren’t great for cybersecurity. “[Internet of Things (IoT)] devices are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than traditional tech because they often lack the processing power needed to run even

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