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Layer 3 IT has been serving the Turlock area since 2003, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Swipe With Care: Your ATM Might Be Controlled By A Hacker

Swipe With Care: Your ATM Might Be Controlled By A Hacker

One of the most enticing credentials that hackers desire is your credit card number, along with its expiration date and the code on the back. Hackers are also willing to go great lengths to achieve their goal of stealing these credentials, even so far as to make physical changes to automatic teller machines (ATMs) to do so. In fact, hackers will often install skimming devices on ATMs that are so subtle that they can be difficult to detect.

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TheDarkOverlord Solutions Is at It Again! This Time the Hacker Group Is Targeting Schools

TheDarkOverlord Solutions Is at It Again! This Time the Hacker Group Is Targeting Schools

While many youngsters enjoy it when their school shuts down, this was likely not the case in Flathead Valley, Montana, where the cybercriminal group ‘TheDarkOverlord Solutions’ targeted the entire Columbia Falls school district. This attack caused the three-day closure and otherwise disrupted over 30 schools, and the personal information of teachers, students, and school administrators was supposedly to be released if the group didn’t receive a ransom payment.

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Artificial Intelligence Can Be Useful To Hackers, Too

Artificial Intelligence Can Be Useful To Hackers, Too

Man matching wits with computer isn’t new territory. In 1830, a locomotive raced a horse to see which was superior in terms of speed and distance. 1956 saw the first time a human played chess against a computer. Today, the time has come when an artificial intelligence has begun to break into a new territory that was dominated by humans for thousands of years: crime.

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Hacking the Hackers

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"There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be"
-Robert Mueller FBI Director, 2012

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Hacking the Hackers Event

Hacking the Hackers Event
"There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be" - Robert Mueller FBI Director, 2012 Layer 3 IT has teamed up with Sophos, a billion-dollar security company, and FBI Cyber Security experts to bring Central Valley business owners our exclusive Hacking the Hacker event. This event was designed to educate business owners on how to understand and mitigate cyber-threats like Phishing and Ransomware, and to provide the tips and tools necessary to train employees and create a positive security awareness culture. Take control of your network security and reserve your spot today! Register at https://www.layer3it.com/hacking-the-hackers
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