Teens now prefer texting to face-to-face communication; a third have been cyber-bullied

  1. Teens now prefer texting to face-to-face communication; a third have been cyber-bullied  9to5Mac
  2. Teen Social Media Use Is Skyrocketing. But Don’t Panic, New Research Says  Education Week (blog)
  3. Teens claim social media has positive impact in survey, but admit that it is a distraction  WZZM13.com
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British Airways apologizes after 380000 customers hit in cyber attack

  1. British Airways apologizes after 380000 customers hit in cyber attack  Reuters
  2. US jobs report; British Airways hack; Bitcoin trouble  CNNMoney
  3. Biggest data breaches – where the British Airways hack ranks  Mirror.co.uk
  4. Cyber criminals steal bank card details of 380000 BA customers who used website and app in huge data breach  Daily Mail
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US Charges North Korean Hacker in Sony, WannaCry Cyber-Attacks

  1. US Charges North Korean Hacker in Sony, WannaCry Cyber-Attacks  NDTV
  2. Alleged North Korean spy charged with 2014 hacking of Sony, bank theft, WannaCry cyberattack  USA TODAY
  3. Alleged North Korean Spy Charged For 2014 Sony Pictures Hack And WannaCry Rampage  Forbes
  4. North Korean hacker charged with Sony, WannaCry attacks  Aljazeera.com
  5. US Accuses North Korea of Plot to Hurt Economy as Spy Is Charged in Sony Hack  New York Times
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Melania Trump laments cyber bullying

Melania Trump laments cyber bullyingUS First Lady Melania Trump renewed her campaign to tackle cyber bullying Monday, as her husband lit up the internet with a stream of invective against his perceived foes. Appearing at a health department building outside Washington, the Slovenia-born first lady urged tech companies to listen more to “children’s ideas and concerns” about online bullying. “Let’s face it: most children are more aware of the benefits and pitfalls of social media than some adults,” she said.


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Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 million in cyber attack

Cosmos Bank loses $13.5 million in cyber attackCyber criminals hacked the systems of India’s Cosmos Bank and siphoned off nearly 944 million rupees ($13.5 million) through simultaneous withdrawals across 28 countries over the weekend, the bank has told police. The co-operative bank said unidentified hackers stole customer information through a malware attack on its automated teller machine (ATM) server, withdrawing 805 million rupees in 14,849 transactions in just over two hours on Aug. 11, mainly overseas. Apart from the ATM withdrawals, the hackers transferred 139 million rupees to a Hong Kong-based company’s account by issuing three unauthorised transactions over the SWIFT global payments network, the bank said in a police complaint, a copy of which was seen by Reuters.


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