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Cybersecurity news, odds and ends from Cybercrime Magazine

– Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter

Northport, N.Y. — Jun. 19, 2018


The cybercrime stories we’re following, and you should too:

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Cybersecurity expert and TED/TEDx speaker Jagdish Mahapatra explains that we’re making it so easy for the bad guys to harm us.


They said it, and it’s worth repeating:

“There are two kinds of people in America today: those who have experienced a foreign cyber attack and know it, and those who have experienced a foreign cyber attack and don’t know it.”

Frank Wolf, Former Representative, VA 10th District.


Cybersecurity conferences and expos:

Aug. 9-12. DEF CON Hacking Conference, Las Vegas. 26th Annual Conference. One of the world’s biggest hacker conventions. Many of the attendees at DEF CON include computer security professionals, journalists, lawyers, federal government employees, security researchers, students, and hackers with a general interest in software, computer architecture, phone phreaking, hardware modification, and anything else that can be “hacked.”

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Cyber terms for newbies, students, teachers, IT pros and everyone else:

Hijacking is a network security attack by which the intruder takes control of a connection, while a session is in progress. The intruder gains unauthorized access to the information.



Our editors’ picks for the best hacking and cybercrime movies:

1974 — The Conversation — Gene Hackman plays a surveillance expert using high-tech equipment (back in the day) to spy on a couple he fears may be in danger. Nominated for three Oscars.

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Books that arm readers in the war against cybercrime:

Hacking the Hacker: Learn From the Experts Who Take Down Hackers by Roger Grimes, features 26 top hackers devoted to making the world a more cyber secure place.

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Looking for cybersecurity lists? We’ve got a new one every day:

New York Cybersecurity Companies – a list of the hottest and most innovative cyber fighters in and around the Big Apple.

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Top cybersecurity experts sharing their insights on social media:

@kevinmitnick — Kevin Mitnick: The World’s Most Famous Hacker, Security Consultant, Author, Public Speaker, and Chief Hacking Officer at KnowBe4.

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– Kerry Morgan is a Cybercrime Reporter for Cybercrime Magazine.