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  • Beware of malicious "Windows 9 free download" offers

    28 August 2014

    The developer preview release of Windows 9 is scheduled to be publicly available this September, and cyber crooks have already started peddling bogus versions of the announced OS. Trend...

  • Researchers warn about schemes that lead to FlashPack exploit kit

    26 August 2014

    Security researchers have spotted two different online schemes that lead to pages hosting the FlashPack exploit kit. The first one relies on users visiting a compromised SourceForge...

  • Kelihos botmasters target Russian patriots to expand botnet

    25 August 2014

    The cyber crooks behind the Kelihos botnet are, once again, trying to swell the number of computers included in it. They are trying a novel approach: posing as a "community Russian...

  • Tool restores SynoLocker-encrypted files

    25 August 2014

    Security company F-Secure has created a tool that could help SynoLocker victims get their files back, but it only works if they have received - bought - the correct decryption key. SynoLocker,...

  • Over 1,000 businesses compromised with Backoff malware

    25 August 2014

    The US Department of Homeland Security has once again issued a warning to businesses about the Backoff malware. "The DHS encourages organizations, regardless of size, to proactively...

  • 51 UPS stores hit with PoS malware

    21 August 2014

    UPS Stores, a subsidiary of UPS, has discovered malware on systems at 51 locations in 24 states (about 1%) of 4,470 franchised center locations throughout the United States. The UPS...

  • Reveton ransomware now comes with password stealers

    20 August 2014

    The Reveton screen-locking ransomware is still with us, and it's evolving. According to Avast researchers, the latest generation of the malware also includes information stealing capabilities. One...



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How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals itís our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


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