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If you suspect that your accounts or devices have been hacked, it’s important to take immediate action

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Ridgewood NJ, given the recent revelations the a Ridgewood Library employee had used technology to embezzle money  from a local elderly client , many residents have grown concerned as to weather their personal computing devices have been compromised .

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Startups and Legal Guidance

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Launching and growing a startup is filled with challenges and opportunities, especially regarding legal compliance and protection. For many budding entrepreneurs, navigating the intricate legal landscape can be daunting. It is where the value of simplified online legal solutions becomes evident, providing startups with an accessible pathway to legal guidance. These solutions offer a practical approach to understanding and managing legal requirements, which is crucial for the success and growth of any startup. This article explores the key legal considerations for startups, covering various aspects from business formation to intellectual property rights.

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Bergen Community College to Open Innovation Center in Lyndhurst

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Lyndhurst NJ, Bergen Community College will hold a Ribbon-cutting event celebrating the opening of the Innovation Center at Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands. On Wednesday, November 29, 10 a.m. At Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands, 1280 Wall Street West, Second Floor, Lyndhurst.

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Major Uptick in Ransomware Attacks on New Jersey Businesses and Institutions

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) 2024 Homeland Threat Assessment  in the past month, there has been an uptick in reported ransomware incidents as threat actors continue to target New Jersey private organizations and the public sector, including school districts and local municipalities. The threat actors exploited security vulnerabilities and misconfigured devices to infiltrate systems and networks and encrypt them with ransomware variants, such as Cl0P, BlackCat, LockBit, and Akira. As a result of the attacks, files were at risk of exfiltration and contained personally identifiable information (PII) of users and customers of the victim organizations.

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AI Companies Commit to Safeguards at the White House’s Request

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Ridgewood NJ, file this under what could possibly go wrong with this , several companies, including Microsoft, Google, and OpenAI, have committed to certain safeguards for their technology until Congress passes legislation to regulate AI. Officials want to make sure that the technology is developed responsibly and in a way that benefits society without negatively impacting the safety, rights, and democratic values of the public. The tech firms have agreed to eight measures, including letting independent experts test models for bad behavior, investing in cybersecurity, flagging societal risks, and watermarking AI-generated audio and visual content.

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Protecting Your Business: Essential Cybersecurity Measures for Small Businesses

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In today’s digital age, the increasing reliance on technology in the business world is undeniable. However, this comes with its own set of risks, particularly in the realm of cybersecurity. Small businesses, with their often limited resources, are especially vulnerable. This article will guide you through essential cybersecurity measures that every small business should consider to protect their operations and reputation.

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Senator Cory Booker Still Using “TikTok” Despite Cybersecurity Issues

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Washington DC, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the State of New Jersey has issued a cybersecurity directive to prohibit the use of high-risk software and services, including TikTok, on State provided or managed devices.

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NJCCIC Advisory : Update Software on all Microsoft Products Due to High Risk of Hacking

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Ridgewood NJ , New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell  also known as the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness’ Division of Cybersecurity, is warning residents businesses and organizations over multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Microsoft products, the most severe of which could allow for remote code execution in the context of the logged on user. Depending on the privileges associated with the user, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than those who operate with administrative user rights.

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Ransomware Attack that Cripples Tenafly Public Schools Computer System, Final Exams have been Canceled

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Tenafly NJ, Tenafly Public Schools were hit with a ransomware attack that crippled the district’s computer system. Final exams have been canceled for all of the district’s high school students as the Bergen County school district tries to get its system back online with the help of cybersecurity consultants.

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Cybersecurity Tips to Protect from Threats

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Cybercrime is no longer a thing that happens to big organizations. Anyone and everyone is a prospect for cybercriminals now and we all are at risk of falling prey to these threats. Therefore, we must understand how these crimes are conducted and how to stay safe. The first and the easiest thing to do is sign up for an internet connection that comes with anti-virus software. This shows that your internet service provider is serious about your cybersecurity. One such provider is Spectrum that offers a security suite with all its internet deals. And if you have any further queries about the security suite, you can always contact spectrum español pagos their representatives for assistance .

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The N.J. Business Action Center Releases a New Webinar Series on Cybersecurity, Franchising, Social Media and E-commerce

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Ridgewood NJ,  the New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC), a no-cost, confidential “business-first” resource housed within the New Jersey Department of State, will host a series of interactive webinars designed to help provide New Jersey businesses and nonprofits with tools that can help them grow. The series will be held from Sept. 21 – 30.

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Applications of Prime Numbers and Ordinal Numbers

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Prime numbers can be defined as numbers that can only be divided by one and the number itself. A prime number will always have only two factors, that is, the number itself and one. 2, 3, 19 are examples of a prime number. Suppose we take the number 10. The factors of 10 are 1, 2, 5, and 10. As it has more than two factors (apart from 1 and 10), it is known as a composite number. Prime numbers are an arithmetic mystery that is not just limited to having only two factors. Once Euclid proved that the list of primes is endless, there has been constant research going on about primes that continue even to date. One ongoing project called the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search aims to find prime numbers. It has yielded the largest prime number that has 23,249,425 digits and can fill 9000 pages of a book taking 14 years to compute this value. Prime numbers see great use in cybersecurity and cryptography.

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Cyberattack Shuts Down Pipeline that Transports 45% of the Fuel Supply for the Entire US East Coast

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Linden NJ, Colonial Pipeline, the largest refined products pipeline company in the US, says it has experienced a major cyber-attack. The incident has prompted the company to halt all its pipeline operations.

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ParkMobile Data Breach Exposes license plate numbers, email addresses and/or phone numbers, and vehicle nickname

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Ridgewood NJ, ParkMobile, the company that operates Ridgewood’s mobile parking app, announced in March it was investigating a cybersecurity incident linked to a vulnerability in a third-party software.

The company published a notification on Mar. 26 about “a cybersecurity incident linked to a vulnerability in a third-party software that we use.”

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