Councils are battling with 37 cyber attacks every minute, survey finds

… IT networks are under attack from 37 cyber attacks every minute, local authorities …  targeted by nearly 100 million cyber attacks in five years. The findings … to at least 98 million cyber attacks between 2013 and 2017. The … or devices. The analysis…

Man Arrested for Buying Counterfeit Euros in 2015

After he had arrived at an airport in Madrid, local law enforcement arrested a 29-year-old from Switzerland on an international arrest warrant. He had no idea why Madrid authorities had arrested him, he told the courtroom at the district court in Lörrach, Germany. After two…

ETICAS Releases First Ever Evaluations of Spanish Internet Companies’ Privacy and Transparency Practices

It’s Spain’s turn to take a closer look at the practices of their local Internet companies, and how they treat their customers’ personal data. Spain’s ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (Who Defends Your Data?) is a project of ETICAS Foundation, and is part of a region-wide…

Amazon’s Alexa as actor? Texas group will combine art and artificial intelligence at AT&T Performing Arts Center 

Local arts group Therefore already incorporates elements of theater, performance art and music into their work. Now creative director Dean Terry is adding artificial intelligence to the mix.  For their latest show, the group will have scripted live interactions with home assistants such as Amazon’s…

NC digital issue should stand as warning about cyber attacks | News, Sports, Jobs

On Dec. 6, local government officials in Mecklenburg County, N.C., got a wake-up call regarding just how reliant they are on computers and networks of them. That day, computer hackers mounted a cyberattack on the county’s computers, which serve one of the most densely populated…

New Digital Currency “AFRO Dollars-Digital CASH” to Make Black America Great Again

AFRO Dollars Local Currency AFRO Digital CASH a new Super Power Community Currency to transform urban low-income neighborhoods, to reduce crime, create jobs, new businesses, homeownership AFRO Dollar creates America’s First New DIGITAL CASH Currency, a Powerful “Digital Money” with a Community Safety-net, Derric Price…

Brace for more cyber attacks in 2018, companies told in new report

Local companies are likely to experience an increase in ransomware attacks in 2018 just like their global peers, a new report states. The report, dubbed Cybersecurity Trends 2018: The cost of our connected world was released yesterday by cyber security firm ESET. In a statement…

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