That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it’s Now Stealing Credit Cards

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:26:39 +0000

If you own a domain name that gets decent traffic and you fail to pay its annual renewal fee, chances are this mistake will be costly for you and for others. Lately, neglected domains have been getting scooped up by crooks who use them to set up fake e-commerce sites that steal credit card details from unwary shoppers.

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Instagram prueba compartir el historial de ubicaciones con Facebook

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:50:04 +0000

Para esos usuarios de Facebook que todavía se aferran a esa idea de que pueden limitar el seguimiento de Facebook como si fuese un perro de presa electrónico, deberían saber que su app de Instagram está ensayando una nueva configuración de privacidad que le permitiría compartir el historial de ubicaciones con su empresa propietaria. La [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/9mkovTnbRqc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 22:59:39 +0000

Instagram users should soon have more secure options for protecting their accounts against Internet bad guys.  On Tuesday, the Facebook-owned social network said it is in the process of rolling out support for third-party authentication apps. Unfortunately, this welcome new security offering does nothing to block Instagram account takeovers when thieves manage to hijack a target’s mobile phone number — an increasingly common crime.

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A week in security (August 13 – August 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:33:18 +0000

A round up of the security news from August 13 – 19, including an in-depth discussion of what drives the average cybercriminal to crime.

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A week in security (August 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:33:18 +0000

A round up of the security news from August 13 – 19, including an in-depth discussion of what drives the average cybercriminal to crime.

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Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:01:36 +0000

An entrepreneur and virtual currency investor is suing AT&T for $224 million, claiming the wireless provider was negligent when it failed to prevent thieves from hijacking his mobile account and stealing millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies. Increasingly frequent, high-profile attacks like these are prompting some experts to say the surest way to safeguard one’s online accounts may be to disconnect them from the mobile providers entirely.

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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:51:36 +0000

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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Instagram story spam claims free Apple Watch

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We take a look at Instagram story spam leading to a “free Apple Watch” giveaway on a recently compromised celebrity account.

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T-Mobile Employee Made Unauthorized ‘SIM Swap’ to Steal Instagram Account

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 18 May 2018 18:35:24 +0000

T-Mobile is investigating a retail store employee who allegedly made unauthorized changes to a subscriber’s account in an elaborate scheme to steal the customer’s three-letter Instagram username. The modifications, which could have let the rogue employee empty bank accounts associated with the targeted T-Mobile subscriber, were made even though the victim customer already had taken steps recommended by the mobile carrier to help minimize the risks of account takeover. Here’s what happened, and some tips on how you can protect yourself from a similar fate.

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