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Our kids are more connected than any previous generation. From the moment they wake up, they have an instant connection to the internet through phones, tablets, and laptops. The internet is also now an important part of their learning experience, and many parents often assume that cybersecurity has risen as a priority for school administrators. But with many institutions struggling to modernize legacy systems, that assumption puts our children’s security […]
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With job growth projected to surge 24% over the next seven years, software engineering is one of the most demanded professional fields in the U.S. Exceptionally competitive pay and the chance to pursue careers across many industries are just a few benefits of being a software engineer. We explore how software engineers working in cybersecurity […]
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Hookup App Leaks User Locations Geo-locating and other sensitive data has been leaked from the hookup app 3fun, exposing the information for more than 1.5 million users. While some dating apps using trilateration to find nearby users, 3fun showed location data capable of tracing a user to a specific building or floor. Though users had […]
Cybersecurity has become the hot industry – tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your cybersecurity internship (and land a job after graduation). Students today are faced with grueling course loads, pressure to get real-world experience and a looming competitive job market. The need for hands-on knowledge and a developed resume […]
Children’s Tablets Leave Users Vulnerable At least one LeapPad tablet designed specifically for children has been found to harbor critical vulnerabilities in the app Pet Chat that could allow unauthorized access to online traffic. The vulnerabilities could be used locate the tablet’s owner by creating a temporary WiFi network to help the user connect with […]
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1949, 1971, 1979, 1981, 1983 and 1991. Yes, these are numbers. You more than likely even recognize them as years. However, without context you wouldn’t immediately recognize them as years in which Sicily’s Mount Etna experienced major eruptions. Data matters, but only if it’s paired with enough context to create meaning. While today’s conversations about […]
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Ransomware Targets Louisiana School Districts At least four school districts in Louisiana fell victim to a series of ransomware attacks in recent weeks, forcing the governor to issue a state of emergency to allow federal agencies to assist local governments during these situations. The IT systems for each of these school districts were taken offline […]
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Vulnerability Exposes Dozens of U.S. Colleges At least 62 U.S. colleges have been compromised after an authentication vulnerability was discovered by hackers, allowing them to easily access user accounts. At several of the compromised colleges, officials were tipped off after hundreds of fraudulent user accounts were created within a 24-hour period. The vulnerability that was […]
You’ve likely heard of the dark web. This ominous sounding shadow internet rose in prominence alongside cryptocurrencies in the early 2010s, eventually becoming such an ingrained part of our cultural zeitgeist that it even received its own feature on an episode of Law & Order: SVU. But as prominent as the dark web may be, […]
Over 100 Million Accounts Exposed in Evite Breach More than 100 million users of Evite were exposed after the company’s servers were compromised earlier this year. While the company doesn’t store financial information, plenty of other personally identifiable information was found in the leaked database dump. The initial figures for the breach were thought to […]
News from onXtech
Your personal information is at risk every time you write it down or post it online. It’s critically important for your financial security that you take some simple steps to secure your information. The week of March 4-10 is National Consumer Protection Week. Opportunity Bank of Montana(Member FDIC) is taking this opportunity to remind customers that […]