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The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.
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Details of a cyberstalking and sextortion case involving a former cop and his Snapchat victims have come to light.
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Two former eBay executives have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a cyberstalking campaign aimed at the company’s critics.
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Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:47:58 +0000
|Those who install stalkerware with the intent to monitor, control, harass, or otherwise abuse their victims typically get away with it, avoiding legal penalty even if there’s plenty of evidence to suggest their guilt.|
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Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:00:14 +0000
|Starting today, two hallmark holidays are upon us. No, it’s not Halloween and Thanksgiving. It’s both Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s no coincidence these two awareness campaigns overlap. What were once seen as separate realities—the physical and the digital—are increasingly blurred as our offices, schools, and hospitals move from paper to…|
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Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 20:24:29 +0000
A 22-year-old man convicted of cyberstalking and carrying out numerous bomb threats and swatting attacks — including a 2013 swatting incident at my home — was arrested Sunday morning in the Philippines after allegedly helping a friend dump the body of a housemate into a local river.Read more