Massive Losses Define Epidemic of ‘Pig Butchering’

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 16:35:28 +0000

U.S. state and federal investigators are being inundated with reports from people who’ve lost hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in connection with a complex investment scam known as “pig butchering,” wherein people are lured by flirtatious strangers online into investing in cryptocurrency trading platforms that eventually seize any funds when victims try to cash out.

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WhatsApp warns users: Fake versions of WhatsApp are trying to steal your personal info

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 15:09:44 +0000

We take a look at warnings of malware-infested WhatsApp downloads offered outside of the Google Play store.

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A week in security (July 4 – July 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 10:55:23 +0000

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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Europe threatens to ban Facebook over data transfers to the US

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 09:36:30 +0000

The EU is warning Meta that it needs to make big changes to the way it handles data transfers between the Europe and US.

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A week in security (June 6 – June 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 10:29:57 +0000

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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