When his phone rang and he began to listen to the crook on the other end, Jakob Dulisse wasn’t fooled for an instant by the “Microsoft tech support” scam. 713 more words
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Special thanks to Ferenc László Nagy of SophosLabs Hungary and Savio Lau of SophosLabs Canada for providing research for this article. 745 more words
A 17-year-old scam artist allegedly ripped off 10,000 people who purchased a fake anti-virus app.
His app made it to number one on the Google Play Store… 684 more words
There’s been much fiddling around with security warnings to see which versions work best: should they be passive and not require users to do anything? (Not so good.) Active? 672 more words