Kyle Flaherty

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Britain braces for Russian cyber attacks targeting transport links, water supplies, hospitals and airports

Britain was tonight braced for a wave of crippling cyber attacks in Russian retaliation for the Syrian missile strikes.<p>Vital transport links, water …

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

As automation disrupts the labor market and good middle-class jobs disappear, schools are struggling to equip students with future-proof skills.<p><i>Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series entitled Map to the Middle Class, which is being jointly published by NBCNews.com and The Hechinger</i> …

Education

The Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group On the Rise

North Korea's most prolific hacking group, broadly known within the security community under the name Lazarus, has over the last half-decade proven …

Hiscox turns billboards into hacker honeypots as cyber-risk warning

Specialist insurer Hiscox is using real-time cyber attacks on "honeypot" servers linked to billboard displays for its latest advertising campaign …

Australia needs more cyber in the middle

Government cybersecurity programs usually aim to help big, critical enterprises directly, or improve the cyber awareness of families and consumers. …

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

Cybercriminals Are Targeting Small Businesses That Don't Take Cybersecurity Seriously

Small businesses are tempting targets for cybercriminals, mostly because they do little to protect themselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Could your business recover from an abrupt loss of $256,000? Because that’s how much a single cybersecurity hack could cost a …

10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew he loved …

Parenting

Be Internet Awesome

Be internet Smart<p>Share with Care<p>Good (and bad) news travels fast online, and without some forethought, kids can find themselves in tricky situations …

Cyber security is not luxury anymore; here’s why

The government’s push for initiatives such as Digital India and Make in India are commendable, but they carry the very real risk of security …

Fitness Made Easy

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Fitness

What is EternalRocks? WannaCry successor is new 'Doomsday' SMB worm that uses 7 NSA hacking tools

The worm has no kill switch and can potentially be instantaneously weaponised with ransomware, banking Trojans or RATs.<p>WannaCry has a new highly …

All IT Jobs Are Cybersecurity Jobs Now

The rise of cyberthreats means that the people once assigned to setting up computers and email servers must now treat security as top priority<p>By<p>Christopher Mims<p>Christopher Mims<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mims<p>christophermims<p>christopher.mims@wsj.com<p>In the Appalachian mountain town of West …

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage. Here’s How to Fix It

It’s a refrain I’ve been hearing for the past 18 months from clients all over the world: “We need more skilled people for our security team.”<p>The need is real and well-documented. A report from Frost & Sullivan and (ISC)2 found that the global cybersecurity workforce will have more than 1.5 million …

Chipotle Says Its Payment System May Have Been Hacked

The chain "detected unauthorized activity" on its payment system.<p>Chipotle may have been the target of a data breach. The company, which is just starting to recover financially from the impact of a series of food-borne illnesses linked to its restaurants, reported the issue to investors on Tuesday, …

Flaws in Car Dongle Will Let Hackers Stop Your Car's Engine

Vulnerabilities found in Bosch Drivelog Connect car dongles allow an attacker to bypass authentication on the device and issue commands to cars, …

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Cybersecurity Startup Used Unauthorized Hospital Data To Sell Others On Its Services

Companies that provide back-end online services often use live demonstrations to woo new clients or entice investors, but they often either run a …

Cyber Attack Hits 1,200 InterContinental Hotels in United States

Global hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group Plc said 1,200 of its franchised hotels in the United States, including Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, were victims of a three-month cyber attack that sought to steal customer payment card data.<p>The company declined to say how many payment cards were …

Cybersecurity

This Is the Best Workout For Losing Weight

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Weight Loss<p>What's the Best Workout For Losing Weight?<p>This Is the Best Workout For Losing Weight<p>Shares<p>If you're trying to lose …

11 mental habits to give up if you want to succeed

When we aim to become happy and have a successful outlook, we often focus on getting to the next station in life.<p>Happiness is seemingly always "someday" in the near-distant future — like once we finally land that promotion or find the right partner.<p>I'm a huge proponent of setting new aspirational …

New password guidelines say everything we thought about passwords is wrong

When I recently discovered a draft of new guidelines for password management from NIST (the National Institute of Standards and Technology), I was amazed about the number of very progressive changes they proposed.<p>Although NIST’s rules are not mandatory for nongovernmental organizations, they …

Information Systems

Nintendo Switch Security Flaws: Company To Pay Up To $20K For Vulnerability Reports

Nintendo has decided to include the Switch to its bounty program that it launched with HackerOne late last year for the 3DS. The Japanese company is …

Cyber attacks knock millions off FTSE share prices

FTSE 100 companies that suffer serious cyber attacks risk taking a £120m hit to their market value, according to the first study to establish a link between hacks and falling share prices.<p>Oxford Economics, which studied 65 severe breaches at listed companies, found that they tend to lead to share …

Cyber-attacks

Microsoft Office vulnerability lets hackers use Word files to install malware

You might want to be extra careful about what files you open in Word over the next few days: Attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Office to sneak malware into your system.<p>The zero-day bug fundamentally relies on infected Word documents, which then download …

Malware

Security | The Next Web

All stories in Security<p>Here's how to find out if your employer can spy on your Slack conversations<p>Slack caused a bit of a panic last week when it warned users of updates that could allow employers to access and download ...<p>Bryan Clark<p>26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you<p>A …

Will most security operations transition to the cloud?

Companies across industries are increasingly leveraging the cloud for security applications, with 42 percent indicating they currently run security …

Schneider Electric

Malware 'disguised as Siemens software drills into 10 industrial plants'

Four years of active infection, claims security biz DragosMalware posing as legitimate software for Siemens control gear has apparently infected …

Siemens

Here are the top 6 ways websites get hacked, according to Google

Google recently noted that it had seen a 32% rise in hacked website. Here are the most common tactics it found.<p>In 2016, the number of hacked websites …

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