Category Archives: Alerts

NSA Director Warns of ‘Dramatic’ Cyberattack in Next Decade

The director of the National Security Agency issued a warning Thursday about cyberthreats emerging from other countries against networks running critical U.S. infrastructure systems. Adm. Michael Rogers said he expects a major cyberattack against the U.S. in the next decade. “It’s only a matter of the ‘when,’ not the ‘if,’ that we are going to…
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'One Ring' Wireless Phone Scam |

The FCC has recently learned of a new phone scam targeting wireless consumers. Some wireless consumers are receiving calls from phone numbers with three-digit area codes that appear to be domestic, but are actually associated with international pay-per-call phone numbers.  These calls often disconnect after one ring, not giving the consumer time to answer the…
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NYC DOT – Construction Embargoes

2014 Holiday Construction Embargo – November 21, 2014 and November 24-January 2, 2015 A special Holiday Construction Embargo shall be in effect for the period of Friday, November 21, 2014 from 6:00 am to 11:59 pm and again from Monday, November 24, 2014 from 6:00 am through Thursday, January 2, 2015 11:59 pm. As a…
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Home Depot confirms payment system attack

Summary: The home improvement retailer with more than $78 billion in sales said there's no evidence that debit card PINs have been compromised. The attack rhymes with what Target experienced. Home Depot on Monday confirmed that its payment systems were breached in an attack that rhymes with what Target experienced. The company said in a…
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Time Warner Cable Outage Under Investigation

(AP) -- Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. The company said it is still investigating the cause of the problem, which occurred with its Internet backbone—the paths that local or regional networks connect to in…
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