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Hackers exploited an Instagram bug to get celebrity phone numbers and email addresses

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

An Instagram bug allowed hackers to access contact phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile users, the company said today. The bug was discovered recently in Instagram’s application programming interface, or API, which the service uses to communicate with other apps. Instagram declined to specify which users had been targeted,…

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E-mail love-triangle hack backfires on Eskom manager

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A senior Eskom manager has been fined R40,000 for hacking her former lover’s work e-mail with the help of her new boyfriend. Genevieve Roux, 35, and Sean Millard, 38, admitted gaining illegal access to Johannes Burger’s e-mail account. Millard, who was fined R10,000, also admitted impersonating Burger in order to…

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The Cybercrime Scheme That Attacks Email Accounts And Your Bank Accounts

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybercrime is ever present, and there is one particular fraud we all should be aware of—particularly anyone who sends or receives bank wiring instructions or the funds themselves. The fraud involves the hacking or impersonating of email accounts, it might be called business email compromise (BEC) fraud, CEO fraud, or…

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Court Enforces $4.8M in Insurance Coverage for Email Scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The legal landscape for insurance coverage for business email scams remains unsettled, but a recent decision from a Manhattan judge ordering an insurer to cover $4.8 million in losses for a company that fell victim to a “spoofing” scam may give plaintiffs a new weapon in coverage disputes. Southern District…

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Email hacking fraud hits home renovators: ‘I paid £10,800 to a bogus builder’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

First came “solicitor fraud”, where conmen intercepted emails between property buyers and conveyancers and diverted huge sums to the wrong accounts. Now this form of life-destroying crime has widened out to embrace other, big-ticket transactions, including home renovations and building work. The mechanism is the same: fraudsters impersonate one or…

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DocuSign says hackers accessed customer email database

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

DocuSign says hackers accessed customer email database

Electronic signature service DocuSign said on Tuesday hackers had temporarily gained access to a database containing customer emails following a surge in phishing emails sent to its users. The company, which has about 200 million users, said the emails imitated the DocuSign brand to trick recipients into opening a Microsoft Word document containing malicious software. The breach comes amid heightened …

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WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

A WINDOWS bug could allow hackers to remotely take over your PC or laptop by sending an email which can attack your system even if you don’t open it. The alleged flaw could allow crooks to make changes to your device and steal everything you have saved on there. The terrifying problem lies in a security tool used in all …

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Why you shouldn’t trust the “world’s most secure” email service

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Forty percent of Americans more cautious with email after election hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Forty percent of Americans say they are more cautious about what they write in emails since last year’s cyber attacks against the Democratic Party, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. The March 11-20 opinion survey showed that a …

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