Smominru Botnet Indiscriminately Hacked Over 90,000 Computers Just Last Month

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Review: Blue Hexagon may make you rethink perimeter security

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Internet Crime Bitcoin and the Darknet [Video]

. Internet Crime Definition – What does Internet Crime mean? Internet crime is any crime or illegal online activity committed on the Internet, through the Internet or using the Internet. The widespread Internet crime phenomenon encompasses multiple global levels of legislation and oversight. In the demanding and continuously changing IT field, security experts are committed to combating Internet crime through preventative technologies, such as intrusion detection networks and packet sniffers. Internet crime is a strong branch of cybercrime. Identity theft, Internet scams and cyberstalking are the primary types of Internet crime.…

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Threats to macOS users

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How To Practise Good Social Media Hygiene

https://securingtomorrow.mcafee.com/consumer/how-to-practise-good-social-media-hygiene/

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Seniors Identity Theft [Video]

Identity Theft

Seniors Lose $3 Billion to Identity Theft Each Year. Do This to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft Alix Langone   Identity theft impacts millions of people every year, and older Americans are targeted at higher rates than the rest of the population. People age 65 and older lose a whopping $36.5 billion to elder financial abuse every year, and almost $3 billion of that money is stolen via identity theft fraud, according to a study conducted by financial services firm TrueLink. The average amount of money an older adult loses…

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Phone Scams [Video]

Phone Scams

Phone scammers posing as law enforcement, Social Security Administration steal more than $2 million MAY 2, 2019, 2:30PM EDT The NYPD has issued an alert to warn people against phone scams in which callers are pretending to be the Social Security Administration or law enforcement agencies. There have been more than 200 complaints made regarding the scam, and people have reported losses of more than $2 million. In comparison, only three similar complaints were made all of last year. Scammers tell victims their Social Security number has been used for illegal activities,…

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Phishing Attacks [Video]

Phishing

Hackers impersonate Microsoft more than any other brand in phishing attacks By James Sanders Phishers tend to focus on business during the week, social media and finance on the weekend, according to a Vade Secure report. Cybercriminals change tactics throughout the week when waging phishing attacks, as social media services like Facebook are targeted more during the weekend, according to the Q1 2019 Phishers’ Favorites report published Thursday by Vade Secure. Social engineering attacks—typically in the form of phishing—continue to be a popular mode of attack for cybercriminals, while an increase in social media…

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How to Protect Yourself from Extortion [Video]

Extortion

How to Protect Yourself from Extortion BY AMANDA LI Money extortion, electronic extortion, and cyber or Internet extortion happen every now and then. If you are a shop owner, you are demanded by some offenders to pay for their protection to prevent something bad (such as an assault on the shopkeeper or damage to his or her store or goods) from happening. Or, you’ve received messages like: “Give me $5,000,000, or, I’m going to post these private pics of you and your family on the net. Yes, you are being…

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