30 Aug Weekly Rundown: T-Mobile Hacked, Cybercrime Podcasts, No More Passwords?
News and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity
– Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter
Northport, N.Y. — Aug. 30, 2018
- T-Mobile hacked – personal data of 2.3 million customers exposed.
- Iranian hackers target universities in global cyberattack campaign.
- U.K. government to build cyber centre in Kenya amid rising number of abuse cases faced by local authorities.
- Passwordless authentication – could this be the answer to better security?
- California works to create an Office of Elections Cybersecurity to combat voter tampering.
- Bank of Spain’s website hit by cyberattack.
- Cybercriminals move towards more covert methods of attack to improve infection rates.
- Germany funds cybersecurity research to end reliance on U.S. technologies.
- How gaming prepares the next generation of the cybersecurity workforce.
- Top 11 Cybersecurity Podcasts selected by the author of Hacked Again.
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- Big list of hacker and cybersecurity movies from 1969 to present
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– Kerry Morgan is a Cybercrime Reporter for Cybercrime Magazine.