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Seller Beware! - eBay Paypal Scam.

Overview

A “buyer” contacts an eBay seller via email expressing interest in the sellers item.

The “buyer” makes a favorable offer for the item and requests the seller ends the auction and instead sell her the item directly. 1,754 more words

Scam

Social Media Fuels Social Engineering While Data Ignorance Reigns Supreme

Fujitsu has highlighted the dangers posed by UK employees, namely how they are putting businesses at risk thanks to their lack of understanding of data. 408 more words

Threats

Black Hat Survey Reveals Disturbing Spending Gap in Enterprise IT Security

Ahead of it’s annual conference this August, Black Hat has today revealed findings from its first ever research report.

Based on a survey of nearly 500 top-level security experts who have attended the annual Black Hat USA conference, the survey highlights the hugely concerning pitfalls of the InfoSec world. 449 more words

Industry News

Breaches Made Easy: Critical Data Left Wide Open For Ex-Employees

Companies in the UK admit that former employees who have access to corporate systems and data through old passwords and access rights could be putting them at risk of a security breach. 520 more words

Threats

Obama to use social engineering to create racially integrated neighborhoods

While all the focus is on the Confederate flag and instigated racial tension, the Obama administration is taking advantage of hyped emotions and constant allegations of racism about everything to promote racially integrated neighborhoods. 180 more words

Obama Administration

What’s Lurking Inside your Computer? (Hint: It's Something like Beer)

Maybe your PC seems like it decided its new role model is the iconic beer drinking, remote control holding, lazy bum who can’t be bothered to get up off the couch to reach for another cold one. 1,066 more words

Malware

US Government Login Credentials Leaked Online

Recorded Future, a US-based threat intelligence firm, have released a report detailing the possible exposure of login credentials for 47 United States government agencies. The credentials were found spread across 89 separate online domains, including 17 paste sites such as Pastebin.com. 192 more words

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