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Cybersecurity news, odds and ends from Cybercrime Magazine

– Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter

Northport, N.Y. — Jun. 22, 2018


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

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Cybersecurity risks and tips for the maritime industry.


Daily cybersecurity alerts that you should be paying attention to:

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They said it, and it’s worth repeating:

“Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people.”

— Bruce Schneier, Cybersecurity and Cryptography Expert and NY Times Best Selling Author


Cybersecurity conferences and expos:

Sep. 23-25. Cyber Security Exchange | Healthcare, Chicago. The regular occurrence of security breaches has led healthcare enterprises to treat cybersecurity as a risk that needs to be actively managed, rather than just a technology issue.

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

Malware is a short term used for malicious software. Malware is defined as any software that is used to interrupt or disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain access to certain files or programs.



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

1985 — Weird Science — Teenagers Gary and Wyatt design their ideal woman on a computer, and a freak electrical accident brings her to life in the form of the lovely, superhuman Lisa.

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Books that arm readers in the war against cybercrime:

Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime-from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door – Brian Krebs. New York Times Bestseller from one of the top cybercrime investigative reporters.

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

Hack Blotter: List of Cybercriminal Investigations, Arrests, and Convictions for Q1 of 2018. Stay up to date on International cybercrime.

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Top cybersecurity experts sharing their insights on social media:

@Shirastweet – Shira Rubinoff: Thought Leader, Cyber Security Expert, and President of SecureMySocial, which prevents reputational damage and the leakage of confidential information, and helps ensure compliance with various laws.

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– Kerry Morgan is a Cybercrime Reporter for Cybercrime Magazine.