Cybersecurity

FILE -- Participants compete behind their computers during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack 2014 on March 21, 2014 in Geneva. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Assemblyman Hosts Summit On Cybersecurity

Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick invited state Homeland Security officials and business leaders, WCBS 880′s Peter Haskell reported.

10/20/2014

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.

10/13/2014

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Education Of A Hacker: One Woman’s Journey

As a “security aide” typist, Jen Havermann got her first exposure to computers while digging through databases.

09/15/2014

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Conn. Launches Cybersecurity Plan To Keep Utilities Safe From Attack

With Gov. Malloy’s announcement Monday, Connecticut became the first state to outline a cybersecurity plan in conjunction with the utilities.

04/15/2014

Cyber extortion is the latest computer crime wave sweeping the country, in which computers are held for ransom. (Graphic: CBS 2)

Computer Ransom: Your Personal Files Hijacked And Held Hostage

Imagine your personal information and all your computer files being taken, hijacked and held for ransom. That is exactly what happens in the latest cyberscam.

02/06/2013