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NCS 10/21/11

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National Cyber Security

National Cyber Security


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Whenever there’s big news, scammers try to cash in and the death of Moammar Gadhafi is no different.  Today a computer security firm warned that cyber criminals were trying to exploit photos of the slain Libyan dictator in an email scam.

News International, publisher of the now-defunct News of the World newspaper in Great Britain, will hand over millions of dollars to the family allegedly at the center of the scandal.  The company agreed to pay $3.2 million - to the family of British teen Milly Dowler, who disappeared in 2002 and was later found dead.

It seems that MC Hammer is too legit to quit!  The former rapper is stepping into the cyber world with a new search engine.  He hopes it will outperform Google, Bing and other established tools.

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