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by Lisa Vaas It’s one thing to slip spyware onto somebody’s phone so you can surreptitiously intercept text messages, call logs, emails, location tracking, calendar information and record conversations – that kind of privacy-spurning stuff. It’s another thing entirely to be the company that makes and markets the software… and – the coup de GAH!
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Dutch security researcher Willem de Groot, who’s particularly interested in security problems on online payment sites, recently wrote about a long-running Magento malware campaign. Magento is to ecommerce what WordPress is to blogging – you can run the open source version on your own servers; you can use an ecommerce partner who’ll run a Magento
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Google has started restricting ads for tech support services ahead of rolling out a verification program to deal with rising levels of fraud enabled by advertising on its search platform. The search giant claimed to have taken down more than 3.2 billion ads that violated its advertising policies: amounting to over 100 per second. However,
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A recent survey of nearly 200 IT professionals about insider threats found that nearly half of the participants believed they could successfully attack their organizations from the inside. In a blog post earlier this week Imperva researchers reported on insider threats and revealed the findings of the recent survey.  Of the 179 IT professionals who participated in the
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A campaign recently reported by Farsight Security involved an internationalized domain name (IDN) “homograph-based” phishing website that tricked mobile users into inputting their personal information. The suspected phishing websites presented as commercial airline carriers – specifically Delta Airlines, easyJet and Ryanair – and offered free tickets, fooling users with the age-old bait-and-switch technique. Users were asked