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  • Ashley Madison blackmailers now sending threats via US postal system

    Graham Cluley
    It may be months since the Ashley Madison adultery website was hacked, but the story continues to run and run and has now taken a further unpleasant turn.
  • Major TeslaCrypt ransomware offensive underway

    Symantec Security Response Blogs
    Continually refined by its authors, this ransomware strain poses a serious threat to businesses and consumers.

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  • Twitter warns users of possible 'state-sponsored' attacks

    Graham Cluley
    At least 30 Twitter accounts received a disturbing message from the site late last week, warning that they may have been targeted by government or state-sponsored hackers.
    Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
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  • Advent tip #14: Beware of login links in emails!

    Sophos - Naked Security
    If you click a dodgy link in an email, it'll take you somewhere dodgy - so your best and safest plan is not to click in the first place!
  • US State Dept. cyberstalker pleads guilty to sextortion

    Sophos - Naked Security
    He phished, hacked, cyberstalked, threatened and sextorted at least 75 young women, focusing on aspiring models and members of sororities.
  • Google extends Safe Browsing to Android Chrome

    Sophos - Naked Security
    It already works to keep harmful apps off Play Store, it says: now it's time to flag nasty software, phishing sites and more.
  • Steam tightens security to stem tide of 77,000 monthly hijackings

    Sophos - Naked Security
    Since trading of virtual goods was introduced, there's been a 20-fold increase in account takeovers and pillage.
  • Monday review – the hot 28 stories of the week

    Sophos - Naked Security
    Catch up with the top news from the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.
  • Advent tip #13: Take care if internet friends ask for money

    Sophos - Naked Security
    Some internet friendships aren’t what they seem and there is a whole school of cybercrookery that devotes itself to relationship-based scams. Be careful if someone asks you for money...

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