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Hackers target Google Chrome users

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A number of people have taken to their social media accounts to warn against a new hack, which is targeting Google Chrome users. Those affected reported seeing a pop-up, prompting them to download and install a ‘missing font’ file. Clicking … The post Hackers target Google […]

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Con artists using Cupid to target lovelorn on Valentine’s Day

Connecticut Better Business Bureau reminds consumers looking for love that St. Valentine’s day can be a double-edged sword. For most couples, February 14 is a day to celebrate love with kind words, flowers, candy, gifts, meals, jewelry and more. For others, it can be a heartbreaking experience if they find out their online love interest is not looking for love, but for money. “We have learned that nothing is sacred to criminals,” said Connecticut Better Business Bureau spokesman Howard Schwartz. Read More….

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Parental Controls: Preventing Kid from Being Target of Cybercrime

Extreme hype and popularity of social networking sites have made them the most attractive target for cybercriminals. The use of Facebook, Twitter, and a lot more social media is increasing drastically and so is their likelihood of being attacked by cyber crimes. The “I know all” attitude of our kids could lead them to serious troubles. All of us must use parental controls to protect our kids from becoming victims of such crimes because they can’t secure themselves alone.

Facebook the prime target

Facebook is the most prominent and most user-friendly social networking platform that is why it is the prime target for online crimes.

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Scammers use social media to swindle money, target younger victims

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Scammers use social media to swindle money, target younger victims

Cons and scams have been around since humans first learned how to communicate but, these days, as communication increases with technology, scams are evolving, increasing in magnitude and allowing con artists to work behind a veil. Read More….

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Mystery Hackers Target Conservative Site

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Mystery Hackers Target Conservative Site

Matt Drudge believes somebody is trying to take down his popular conservative website—and that somebody could be the federal government. He says the Drudge Report has been repeatedly knocked offline in recent weeks by hacker attacks, including one on Dec. …

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Hackers target daughter of Saudi singer

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Hackers target daughter of Saudi singer

A famous Saudi singer’s daughter was put in a protection home in connection with posts on her Twitter account, Al-Sharq newspaper reported.
Fatima Bint Fahd Bin Saeed said she was contacted by the authorities regarding posts on her Twitter account.

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Airline tickets could make you a target for hackers

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Airline tickets could make you a target for hackers

Heading into the holidays, you might be catching a flight, but you should be careful with your boarding pass. The barcodes on them can sometimes contain more of your personal information than you realize. Experts say they can not

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Hackers target election website a day after Ghana vote

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Hackers target election website a day after Ghana vote

Hackers have targeted the website of Ghana’s electoral commission ahead of the release of results from a narrowly contested presidential election.
The commission reported the incident on Twitter on Thursday, saying it deplored the “attempt to hack” the site, which

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Hackers Target Real Estate Deals

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Hackers Target Real Estate Deals

Years of hard-earned savings – gone in an instant. One family saw the down payment on their dream home stolen by a hacker.
“It’s devastating to live thru and find out your dreams have changed.”
This picturesque property was

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Computer hackers target Saudi Arabia in series of virus attacks

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Computer hackers target Saudi Arabia in series of virus attacks

Hackers have reportedly conducted a series of attacks on Saudi Arabia, targeting the agency running the country’s airports and hitting five additional targets.
Bloomberg reported on Thursday that the attacks took place over the last two weeks, citing two people

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