Tag Archives: fraud

Manchester named UK’s top piracy city

(image) Manchester has been named the piracy city of the UK, according to a new study examining illegal downloads.

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GoDaddy goes down

(image) One of the world's largest hosting sites 'GoDaddy' apologised to users yesterday as the site crashed due to the interference of hackers.

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Apple and Amazon assess security after Honan hack

Apple and Amazon urgently review security procedures following hacker attack on technology journalist Mat Honan.

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Researcher claims ‘Botnet’ hijacks Android smartphones

(image) A Microsoft researcher has claimed Android smartphones are being hijacked by an illegal botnet.

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Phishing scam targets LinkedIn password leak victims

(image) The LinkedIn users who had their passwords leaked online yesterday by a Russian hacker have been made the target of a phishing scam. LinkedIn are attempting to limit the damage made by the leak.

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Researchers find spyware in Simurgh

(image) Simurgh software - a tool designed to protect the identities of web users in the middle east - has been found to contain a Trojan virus, researchers say.

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Yahoo CEO issues apology after CV scandal

(image) Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo Inc, apologised to employees following accusations of padding out his CV with false academic records and disclosures.

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Court rules Pirate Bay to be blocked by UK ISPs

(image) All internet service providers in the UK must now block file-sharing website, the Pirate Bay, as the High Court rules against them.

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Apple warns appayola-using app-makers

Apple warns app-makers that using appayola services will result in the revocation of their developer account. (image)

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Anonymous puts government sites on the bonfire

Hacker group Anonymous targeted El Salvador and Israeli government websites over the weekend, but called off Mexican drug gang 'Operation Cartel'.

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