Announcements

Chinese government penetrates American and other cyber networks

It is now a known fact China is aggressively developing cyberwarfare. Latest Report shows, China is conducting the most sophisticated cyberspying. One example, in April of ’09 there were attacks into a U.S. defense contractor’s network that resulted in stolen … continue reading

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Obama’s cybersecurity coordinator “czar” Howard Schmidt

Howard A. Schmidt, who was a cyber-adviser in the Bush’s years, will be Obama’s new cybersecurity coordinator. Before he joined the Bush White House, he worked as chief security officer at Microsoft. He then became vice president and chief information … continue reading

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Education and awareness are major tools to protect against cyber crime

From January to December of 2008, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) website received 275,284 complaint submissions. This is a 33% increase compared to 2007. These complaints were composed of many different fraud types such as auction fraud, non-delivery, and … continue reading

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Tips for working with your bank, if you’re an identity theft victim

In 2006, my bank provided an identity thief posing as me, debit card approval through an unauthorized phone number. Within a few days, the thief wiped out my checking account, stealing $8,000.00 before I realized what happened. For six months, … continue reading

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