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BBC News reports that security firm Zscaler recently discovered an app for Android which advertised itself as a way to access pornography, but which actually blackmailed its users for money: 368 more words


Feds fine Smart City $750,000 for blocking internet access at conventions

Smart City, a company that provides internet services to convention centers around the U.S. has been busted for blocking people from using their personal internet providers.  177 more words

Crime & Courts

Detecting and analysing malware in a forensic investigation

Malware is any form of malicious software, this software will hinder or disrupt computer operation, gather information on the user and even gain access to the system. 76 more words

Computer Crime

'I haven't done anything wrong,' teary accused in swatting case told police

Dabbing at tears with his mother at his side, a 17-year-old boy accused of terrorizing schools and homes by calling in fake emergencies across North America told police on the day of his arrest that he didn’t do anything wrong and just wanted to go home. 385 more words

Local News

Click-Fraud Attack Morphs into Ransomware Risk in a Couple of Hours

Folks STOP CLICKING ON ADDS YOU ARE KILLING YOURSELVES.. Tech Support clean up runs from anywhere from 50.00 a hour to
500.00 per hour is what I charge… 464 more words

Security News World Wide

If You Like Intense Techno-Thrillers, You Need to Be Watching Mr. Robot

Imagine a show that combines the anti-corporate craziness of Fight Club with the subversive hacker heroism of The Matrix. Add some great acting, and a fascinating conspiracy that’s unfolding in the hazy realm between our dystopian nightmares and hard reality.

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Think Twice Before Linking Your Bank Account to an App...

“If you disclose your Card numbers, account numbers, PINs, User IDs, and/or Passwords to any person(s) or entity, you assume all risks and losses associated with such disclosure.” 955 more words

Security News World Wide