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NCS 10/10/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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The U.S. government remains tight lipped about a computer virus that infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones.  They are saying that the virus has been logging pilots’ every keystroke while they flew remote missions over warzones including Afghanistan.

It may be National Cyber Security Awareness month but that apparently is not stopping spammers.  Cyber experts warn computer users that there’s been an upsurge in spam and virus-loaded emails this month.

A cyberbullying law is getting some traction in the NY Senate.  Sen. Jeff Kine now has support in proposing legislation to expand the crime of third- degree stalking to include cyberbullying.  The recent suicide of Jamey Rodemeyer reportedly helped to move things along.  Rodemeyer was a victim of bullying.