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We’ve matched on a dating app, but please don’t ask for my phone number

It’s 11am, I”m up to my eyeballs in work, and a man I have yet to meet is asking, via text, how I like to be worshipped. With your silence, is what I’m thinking. Why I chose to relax my no-digits-before-dates rule this time is a mystery. Was it because he asked, politely? Because he seemed charming and harmless? Or was it just boredom? Initially, I greeted his textual come-ons with jokes, then politely demurred when he tried to ratchet it up a notch. Read More….

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Cyber security & why your phone needs it

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cyber security & why your phone needs it

The government’s Security Breaches Survey found that 74% of small to medium-sized organisations reported a security breach in the past year, up on previous years. Mobile malware is becoming increasingly prevalent and sophisticated. It can make your phone or tablet …

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Hackers Have Stolen Millions Of Dollars In Bitcoin — Using Only Phone Numbers

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Hackers Have Stolen Millions Of Dollars In Bitcoin — Using Only Phone Numbers

Just after midnight on August 11, self-professed night owl Jered Kenna was working at home in Medellin, Colombia, when he was notified the passwords had been reset on two of his email addresses.
He tried to set up new passwords

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Trump’s “Hackable” Android Phone Is A Security Threat To The US — Experts Warn

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Trump’s “Hackable” Android Phone Is A Security Threat To The US — Experts Warn

There’s no sign that the USA president-elect, Donald Trump, has given up his personal Android device. The security experts have called his regular Android smartphone a security threat to the USA and its allies. While Trump wishes to continue using

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Stop Everything And Watch This Baby Running Off With A Recording Phone

It’s one thing to have your cell phone stolen; it’s another to have it done by a laughing baby.

An endearing YouTube video captured a wobbly-legged bandit leading a frantic, giggle-filled chase while running through a home with the recording phone pointed at the baby’s hysterical face.

At one point the baby stumbles and nearly loses the prized possession before getting back up with a smile and taking off again. Trailing close behind is the baby’s presumed mom who can’t help but laugh along.

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Why your phone number is valuable to hackers

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Why your phone number is valuable to hackers

Cell phone numbers are particularly valuable, as they have become the modern-day equivalent of your wallet. Your mobile device contains valuable information like your contacts list (a great way to get a list of your friends—future identity theft targets), affinity

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FBI Investigates Mobile Phone Intrusion against Democrats

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

FBI Investigates Mobile Phone Intrusion against Democrats

A hacking attempt into the cell-phones belonging to chief elected officials and staffers of Democratic Party has been the work of foreign attackers whom Russian government possibly sponsored, believes the FBI.
The agency in an interaction with CNN reported that

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Elcomsoft Phone Breaker – TUTORIAL / REVIEW

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Elcomsoft Phone Breaker – TUTORIAL / REVIEW

Elcomsoft Phone Breaker is for iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerries, it can crack the passwords set on backups and then crack the backup files and reveal all the sensitive info, such as passwords to your wifi accounts or your icloud

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The New Way You’ll Get Hacked: Through That Banking App on Your Phone

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The New Way You’ll Get Hacked: Through That Banking App on Your Phone

You’ve changed your computer passwords and you stay away from dodgy Wi-Fi hotspots. But hackers have found a new way to access your online banking accounts — and it’s on the rise across America.
Hackers are accessing smartphone users’ bank

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Police failure to investigate Milly Dowler phone hacking ‘unacceptable’

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Police failure to investigate Milly Dowler phone hacking ‘unacceptable’

The failure by police to investigate the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone was “unacceptable” and “a matter of deep regret”, an internal investigation has said.
The failure by police to investigate the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s

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