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.
The UK’s top danger is not violent crime, street theft or burglary, but cyber-crime.
The cyber criminals behind the far-reaching WannaCry ransomware attack that caused mayhem on a global scale have finally cashed out their ransom payments.
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.
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.
People are being alerted about an old, resurfaced phishing technique that is capable of duping even the most internet-savvy users.
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.
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.
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”.
Internet scams are very common in today’s day and age. This one is a pyramid scheme that’s slowly trying to gain momentum on Facebook.
Victims who have fallen for the ‘Blessing Loom’ scam had been promised PayPal payments of £800 after they contribute £100 and recruit 2 more persons. Read more →