The Top ‘Social Engineering’ Scams Of 2017

Imagine a hacker breaking into someone’s accounts. If fancy computer skills are part of your mental scenario, rewind the tape in your mind. That’s not how it’s happening nowadays. Usually, the hacker is someone tricking the target themselves or a helpful customer service agent or an employee into opening the…

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Hackers wanted

As its ‘bad guy’ stereotype wanes, hacker job postings in the enterprise jump 700% in three years The U.S. Army ventured into unfamiliar territory last week, the first day of its “Hack the Army” bug bounty program that challenges dozens of invited hackers to infiltrate its computer networks and find…

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New App lets you avoid crime hotspots in London

High-crime London neighbourhoods will be flagged up by a controversial new social app that offers people the choice of a “safe” or “risky” route to their destination. RedZone aims to become a “virtual neighbourhood watch” with GPS navigation similar to the A-to-B directions of Google Maps, but with a verbal…

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Social media and Cyber security

Cyber attacks are nothing new. The moment computers started becoming essential to our personal and professional lives, hackers were looking for ways to manipulate them and us for their own ends. Social media has become just another way for scammers to target people and businesses, and according to the 2015…

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