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Guess how much a cyberattack on our power grid could cost

Terrorists or hackers taking down the U.S. power grid using a computer virus sounds like the plot of a Hollywood movie (in fact, it played…
Preparedness: Off the Grid June 29, 2017

Cyberattack: A big one is coming, prepare now

Online attacks have become one of the biggest threats to our national and personal security. It's only a matter of time before the next strike. Will you be ready?
Preparedness: Cyberattack April 13, 2017

How to stay powered up while off the grid

Our digital lives rely on power. From smartphones to tablets to wireless earphones, everything needs juice and power outlets aren’t always handy when we’re traveling, camping or commuting. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to avoid the desperate search for an outlet when your battery ventures into the red zone.

Hackers targeting U.S. nuclear facilities according to FBI

This year, we've seen voter records and private government files breached by hackers. But this is bigger, and more frightening, than anything we've seen before. The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are now reporting that hackers have found themselves a new target. Could our nuclear facilities be at risk, and are we in danger?
Preparedness: Off the Grid June 24, 2017

New ransomware variants emerging in the wild

More than 200,000 victims were hit by WannaCry ransomware in 150 countries around the world. But if you think this new strain of ransomware has been stopped, think again. Several variants of the malware are now popping up, and they don't all have a kill switch. Is there anything you can do to protect your gadgets? Yes! But you'd better act quickly.
Preparedness: Cyberattack May 2, 2017

Major global cyberattacks can cost as much as Superstorm Sandy

Remember when Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast? Recovering from that disaster took years and cost billions of dollars. But now, there's another type of threat that has the potential to be just as dangerous. When the next cyberattack happens, bouncing back may not be so easy.
Preparedness: Cyberattack July 4, 2017

Warning of new malware attacks against power grids

Malware may be life threatening. While you've heard that malware can spread through computer systems to steal your money and ID, hackers are getting much more sophisticated. In fact, malware that can shut down power grids has been discovered. Officials are not optimistic!
Preparedness: Cyberattack June 2, 2017

A briefcase-sized weapon that can destroy any computer network

There's a weapon that can fit inside a briefcase and destroy your computer network.
Preparedness: Cyberattack August 9, 2017

The world is on the brink of 'serious digital sabotage,' said top spy

Could another serious cyberattack be on the way? One of the world's leading security experts claims it's only a matter of time. In the aftermath of a worldwide ransomware attack, I'm hoping you'll take this warning seriously. We're now closer than ever to a massive attack, and you must take these steps to protect you and your family!
Preparedness: Cyberattack May 2, 2017

U.S. on "red alert" for hacking attacks

Haunting. That's the word being used to describe this new development. America’s infrastructure is on "red alert" for its national security, but not for the reason you might think. With cybercrime on the rise, government officials are worried. Who has the ability to attack us? Where can this attack come from? And just how serious are the risks?
Preparedness: Off the Grid March 3, 2017
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