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#sextrafficking | hidden world of sex trafficking moves close to home – Defender | #tinder | #pof | #match | romancescams | #scams

[ad_1] By Leanne Hamilton Executive Editor By Leanne Hamilton Walking into a nightclub in Massachusetts, Jasmine Grace, 19,  found herself chatting with an older man. He offered to buy her a drink, which Jasmine accepted, seeing the expensive jewelry hanging from his neck and adorning his knuckles. They parted ways, but conversation between the two […]

#computersecurity | #networkplus | why a provider is a business no-brainer – | #cybersecurity | #informationsecurity

[ad_1] Changing business practices and advancements in technology have increased cybersecurity risk exposure for business; that much is a given. But equally, increased connectivity and mobility, evermore reliance on the cloud and a culture of digital transformation have made managed security services a business no-brainer. Security professionals are an expensive essential Not every business can […]

Ransomware on sale, dark web disaster, dead drops and pillow forts – Naked Security Podcast – Naked Security

[ad_1] This week we bring you the podcast from our makeshift home studios (pillow forts). We discuss Dharma ransomware, the tour guide who turned out to be a Chinese spy, and why thousands of dark web sites suddenly vanished. Host Anna Brading is joined by Sophos experts Mark Stockley, Greg Iddon, Peter Mackenzie and me. […]

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At least 300,000 people in UK pose sexual threat to children, says crime agency

[ad_1] At least 300,000 people in the UK pose a sexual threat to children as paedophiles look to exploit the coronavirus lockdown, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned. Investigators have identified offenders discussing opportunities to abuse children during the Covid-19 crisis in chats online. And police are warning of a spike in abuse with […]

#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Pluralsight’s courses are free this month

[ad_1] Technology skills platform Pluralsight is making all of its courses free to everyone this month. “In these uncertain times where government leaders and healthcare experts are asking us to practice social distancing, Pluralsight wants to offer an incentive for technology learners to follow that advice and better themselves,” said Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard. “With […]

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At least 300,000 people in UK pose sexual threat to children, says crime agency

[ad_1] At least 300,000 people in the UK pose a sexual threat to children as paedophiles look to exploit the coronavirus lockdown, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned. Investigators have identified offenders discussing opportunities to abuse children during the Covid-19 crisis in chats online. And police are warning of a spike in abuse with […]

Phishers Try ‘Text Direction Deception’ Technique …

[ad_1] With COVID-19 concerns running high, attackers are trying new tactics to get to users. Scammers can be pretty innovative when it comes to finding new ways to sneak phishing messages past secure email gateways and other filtering mechanisms. One example is “text direction deception,” a tactic where an attacker forces an HTML rendering engine […]

#comptia | #ransomware | Beware! Scammers Are Out for Crypto Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

[ad_1] As the world continues to battle with the deadly coronavirus pandemic, immoral cybercriminals are once again on the prowl. This time, they are using the chaos and fear through phishing techniques and sophisticated malware hacks to access people’s crypto holdings. On March 27, residents in the United Kingdom received warnings from their local councils […]

A Day in The Life of a Pen Tester

[ad_1] Two penetration testers share their day-to-day responsibilities, challenges they encounter, and the skills they value most on the job. All organizations have vulnerabilities, but they can’t fix them until they find them. It’s the job of penetration testers to put themselves in an attacker’s shoes and find flaws before the bad guys do. Penetration […]

#hacking | The five worst cyberattacks against the power industry since 2014

[ad_1] Cyberattacks surged by 380% between 2014 and 2015Credit: Markus Spiske. The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) has become the latest power sector organisation to have fallen victim of a cyberattack. ENTSO-E – which represents 42 European transmission system operators in 35 countries – said on 9 March 2020 it had […]

Bad Bots Build Presence Across the Web

[ad_1] Bots that mimic human behavior are driving a growing percentage of website traffic while contributing to an avalanche of misinformation. Bad bot traffic is growing and site scraping is making coronavirus malware more effective. Those are two of the conclusions in a new report released today, which also notes that, on average, more than […]