How to Prevent Child Trafficking: What You Can Do Right Now

How to Prevent Child Trafficking: What You Can Do Right Now

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase through our links, but this is at no additional cost to you. Do you remember your school history lessons? If you were excited to study facts about ancient Egypt, Greece, and Africa, you might recollect their outstanding architecture, unique traditions, and… slavery. Most people heard about human trafficking from TV-shows and movies. They might also think that

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Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

OhPhish Helps Remote Workers and Businesses Fight Phishing Attacks – From the Editors at Cybercrime Magazine ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 23, 2020 /ECCouncil.org/ As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic progresses across the world, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the situation resulting in a spike of phishing scams on remote workforce and corporate systems. While working from home helps the cause of social distancing, it introduces additional risks to the organization. With less protection on home networks, employees

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hackers love tax season

Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers

Who loves tax season besides accountants? Hackers  It’s tax time in the United States, and even if you’re pretty sure you did everything right, you’re worried. Did I file correctly? Did I claim the right deductions? Will I get audited? Unfortunately, tax season brings out scammers eager to take advantage of your anxiety. The tax scam landscape First, know that you’re probably doing a good job with your taxes. Less than 2% of returns get audited

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Simple steps to protect yourself against identity theft

Simple steps to protect yourself against identity theft

As we enter the New Year, be sure to keep up, or adopt, these good data security habits to avoid identity theft   Are you doing enough to reduce the risk of having your identity stolen? As you start the New Year, this is a good time to reflect on what kinds of measures you should take to prevent thieves from stealing and using your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) for fraudulent activities. As more and more

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ARB TRED PRO Recovery Board for Your Vehicle

ARB TRED PRO Recovery Board for Your Vehicle

So you are worried about getting stuck when driving off the beaten track? The ARB TRED PRO Recovery Board (TREDPROMGO) has you covered. It is a wear resistant board that provides traction to get your vehicle unstuck. This board has ergonomic handles for easy control. Its special glass filled resin nylon teeth reduce wear from wheel spin. [where to get it] The post ARB TRED PRO Recovery Board for Your Vehicle appeared first on Spy Goodies.

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Another Tax Season, More Scams

Another Tax Season, More Scams

It’s the start of tax season. This is the time of year when we collect our receipts and tax forms and hope for a nice big refund from the U.S. government. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are also looking for a nice big score as well. This year is going to be worse than ever, as many people have been struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic and are really looking forward to that refund. According to an article by

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bad dating stalked through her cell phone

How Dave easily stalked Sarah through her phone

Before the pandemic, Sarah S. met her new boyfriend Dave through an online dating website. When they first met, Dave told Sarah that he wanted to stop using the website, so the two began chatting on the phone. Soon after, they started a more serious relationship. But this is when Sarah noticed some strange things happening. Dave would somehow know details about her private conversations with family and friends. These conversations took place on phone apps

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Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users

Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users

Attention Android Users: This Free VPN App Leaked the Data of 21 Million Users

To live our digital lives to the fullest, we rely on a variety of technologies to support our online activities. And while some apps and devices are meant to make certain tasks more convenient or provide us with greater security, others simply offer a false sense of security and could potentially lead to online misfortune.

One such platform is SuperVPN. While users may applaud themselves for using a VPN to protect their privacy, this Android app is unfortunately spilling their secrets without their knowledge.

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Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

A new social engineering scam demonstrates how cybercriminals are both evolving their tactics while still using tried and true methods that just work to attain their goals. I’ve covered scams impersonating Office 365 I don’t know how many times. But it’s not very often you hear about a scam that uses LinkedIn as both its distribution medium and its’ credential target. Last month, victim LinkedIn users received a message from one of their connections (which proved

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commit to protect privacy

Let’s Commit To Protect Our Privacy This Year

  Let’s Commit To Protect Our Privacy This Year How our new identity & privacy app can help By this point in the year you may have already broken some of your New Year’s resolutions, but here’s one to commit to keep: better protecting your online privacy. After all, we are likely to continue to spend more time online in 2021, whether it be for working, learning, or shopping. This makes taking some preventative steps to shield our identity information more important than ever. That’s

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Fingerprint cloning: Myth or reality? PHONE, COMPUTER FINGERPRINT SCANNERS CAN BE DEFEATED WITH 3-D PRINTING

Fingerprint cloning: Myth or reality?

Phone, computer fingerprint scanners can be defeated with 3-D printing By Paul Rascagneres and Vitor Ventura. Executive summaryPasswords are the traditional authentication methods for computers and networks. But passwords can be stolen. Biometric authentication seems the perfect solution for that problem. There are several kinds of biometric authentication, including retina scanning, facial recognition and fingerprint authentication, the most common one. Everyone’s fingerprints are unique,… This is only the beginning! Please visit the blog for the complete

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Blockchain Security Alert, – Blockchain

An attempt to login to your Blockchain wallet was made from an unknown browser. For your security your Blockchain hasbeen locked because of attempts to sign in exceeded the number allowed. To unlock your account,log on to this link below: Click HereIf this login attempt was not made by you it means someone visited your wallet login page from an unrecognised browser.It may be an indication you have been the target of a phishing attempt and

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AI filter launched to block Twitter cyberflashing

by John E Dunn It seems strange to report, yet a small but determined group of Twitter users think it is a good idea to direct message (DM) pictures of male genitals to complete strangers. Does this sound a bit like street flashing harassment in digital form? It did to developer Kelsey Bressler after she received such an unsolicited image as a DM via Twitter last August. She later told the BBC: You’re not giving them

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8 Things Users Do That Make Security Pros Miserable

When a user interacts with an enterprise system, the result can be productivity or disaster. Here are eight opportunities for the disaster side to win out over the productive. 1 of 9 IT security would be so much easier were it not for users. To be specific, it would be easier if users didn’t insist on doing things with their computers and devices. Unfortunately for security teams, it’s hard to have a productive workforce if all

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Researchers Fool Smart Car Camera with a 2-Inch Piece of Electrical Tape

McAfee researchers say they were able to get a Tesla to autonomously accelerate by tricking its camera platform into misreading a speed-limit sign. Operators of some older Tesla vehicles might be surprised to learn that a single piece of two-inch black electrical tape is all it takes to trick the camera sensor in their cars into misinterpreting a 35-mph speed sign as an 85-mph sign. Researchers at McAfee who discovered the issue said they were able

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Firmware Weaknesses Can Turn Computer Subsystems into Trojans

Network cards, video cameras, and graphics adapters are a few of the subsystems whose lack of security could allow attackers to turn them into spy implants. The software that acts as the interface between a computer and its various hardware components can be turned into an espionage-focused implant because the companies that make the components often fail to create a secure mechanism of updating the code, Eclypsium stated in an analysis released today. In its report,

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Public health vs. personal privacy: Choose only one?

As the world turns to technology to track and contain the COVID-19 pandemic, could this sound the death knell for digital privacy? The post Public health vs. personal privacy: Choose only one? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity Article Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/eset/blog/~3/rYoUT1a26mQ/ * This article was originally published here www.MakingSenseofSecurity.com Related posts: Microsoft Leaves 250M Customer Service Records Open to the Web Google: Flaws in Apple’s Private-Browsing Technology Allow for Third-Party Tracking Do I really need additional email security

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Fake Smart Factory Honeypot Highlights New Attack Threats

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter. View Original Source Article HERE Related posts: New Bill Proposes NSA Surveillance Reforms Trolls-For-Hire Pave Way For Sophisticated Social Media Hacks 8 Things Users Do That Make Security Pros Miserable

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U.S. Gov Agency Targeted With Malware-Laced Emails

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter. View Original Source Article HERE Related posts: New Bill Proposes NSA Surveillance Reforms Trolls-For-Hire Pave Way For Sophisticated Social Media Hacks 8 Things Users Do That Make Security Pros Miserable

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NRC Health Ransomware Attack Prompts Patient Data Concerns

The organization, which sells patient administration tools to hospitals, could not confirm whether patient data was accessed. A Feb. 11 ransomware attack targeting NRC Health has driven concerns about the security of patient data stored on the organization’s servers. NRC Health manages patient survey systems and works with 75% of the 200 largest hospital chains in the United States, CNBC reports. When it learned of the attack, NRC Health shut down its systems and has since

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Facebook to Pay $550M to Settle Class Action Case Over Facial Recognition

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter. View Original Source Article HERE Related posts: Wawa Breach May Have Affected More Than 30 Million Customers US charges four Chinese military members with Equifax hack 1.7M Nedbank Customers Affected

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Google: Flaws in Apple’s Private-Browsing Technology Allow for Third-Party Tracking

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can be found in the privacy policy. In addition, you will find them in the message confirming the subscription to the newsletter. View Original Source Article HERE Related posts: Wawa Breach May Have Affected More Than 30 Million Customers US charges four Chinese military members with Equifax hack 1.7M Nedbank Customers Affected

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Zoom Fixes Flaw Opening Meetings to Hackers

Zoom Fixes Flaw Opening Meetings to Hackers

Zoom has patched a flaw that could have allowed attackers to guess a meeting ID and enter a meeting. NEW ORLEANS – Enterprise video conferencing firm Zoom has issued a bevy of security fixes after researchers said the company’s platform used weak authentication that made it possible for adversaries to join active meetings. The issue stems from Zoom’s conference meetings not requiring a “meeting password” by default, which is a password assigned to Zoom attendees for

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Adobe fixes critical flaws in Media Encoder and After Effects

by John E Dunn After fixing a fat pile of critical security flaws as part of last week’s Patch Tuesday update, Adobe has come back with two more that need urgent attention. This is what’s called an out of band update, which means that a vulnerability is too risky or likely to be exploited to leave to the next scheduled update. The first is in the Windows and macOS versions of the After Effects graphics software

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