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Texas Hit by Ransomware

August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

23 local Texas governments are the latest in a long line of cyber security failures....

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Cities are failing to plan for a cyber attack. So they pay!...

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ALERT! – BlueKeep – ALERT!

June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The NSA does not normally get invloved in consumer cybersecurity. But they are issuing a warning about BlueKeep....

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RobbinHood Malware Shuts Down Baltimore

May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

In just over a year Baltimore has been hit by a second cyber attack....

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Its Spring! Time to Clean Your Devices!

May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Digital cleaning of your computer and devices can keep your information secure....

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City of Atlanta Hit By Ransomware Attack

March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The City of Atlanta computer network was hit by a ransomware attack last week. The attack left a portion of the city’s data encrypted. According to city officials the full extent of the attack is still...

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A worldwide ransomware attack launched this past weekend hit computers in over 150 countries. The United States was less affected than other countries. Security experts estimated that the cyber attack crippled 200,000 computers in more than 150...

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Online Holiday Shopping 2016 – Security Basics

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twice a year scammers crawl from underneath rocks and other nasty places to celebrate special holidays. First, tax season, then the holiday season. African-Americans using the Internet for holiday shopping need to be on guard...

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Bad Spelling Could Get You Hacked!

March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you a bad speller? Well misspelling the name of a popular website could get you in a lot of trouble. A  recent a study conducted by cyber security firm Endgame found more than 300 well-known companies, such...

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The African-American Cyber Report is dedicated to bringing the latest most relevant cyber security news and information to black people. Cyber security has become the single most urgent...

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