Android Malware infects over 4.2mn Play Store users

18 Sep
September 18, 2017

Despite many efforts by Google, malicious apps somehow managed to fool its Play Store’s anti-malware protections and infect people with malicious software.

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Over 28 million Users’ data exposed in huge data breach

05 Sep
September 5, 2017

Users on Taringa, also known as “The Latin American Reddit,” may have had their account details compromised in a huge data breach that saw the login details of almost all its 28 million users leaked.

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Cyber-crime fraud epidemic becomes UK most common crime

28 Aug
August 28, 2017

The UK’s top danger is not violent crime, street theft or burglary, but cyber-crime.

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Hackers behind WannaCry ransomware withdraw $143,000

04 Aug
August 4, 2017

The cyber criminals behind the far-reaching WannaCry ransomware attack that caused mayhem on a global scale have finally cashed out their ransom payments.

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Encrypted satellite calls cracked in milliseconds

11 Jul
July 11, 2017

Security researchers have discovered a new method to decrypt satellite phone calls encrypted with “GMR-2 cipher” in real time – which is to say in mere fractions of a second.

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Data of 1.9 million customers hacked and stolen

18 May
May 18, 2017

On Monday, Canadian telecommunications provider Bell confirmed that the firm had been hit by an unknown hacker who managed to access its customer information illegally.

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Internet scam redirects Chrome users to dodgy websites

11 May
May 11, 2017

People are being alerted about an old, resurfaced phishing technique that is capable of duping even the most internet-savvy users.

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Phishing scams on the rise

17 Jan
January 17, 2017

It’s not hard to believe you can spot a scam email, with all the talk about spelling mistakes, “too good to be true” offers, and weird web addresses floating around the web. But scammers have improved their approach, and come a very long way from their originally inept way.

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India – US Call Center Scam

01 Dec
December 1, 2016

An India – US call center scam has been running strong since 2013, totaling a profit of around $300 million, and counting. Investigators have arrested 20 people in the United States, whilst Indian authorities have made 75 arrests following October raids in Mumbai.

The different kind of illegal activities that these criminals have committed range from identity theft, money laundering, wire fraud, to impersonation of an officer and much more.

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Secret Sister

29 Nov
November 29, 2016

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of scams going round. Strong focus is being pointed at social media platforms like Facebook.

Currently, police are warning people that the new scam making rounds on social media is the “Secret Sister Gift Exchange”.

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