Google Takes Down 2.3 Billion Ads, Almost 60 Million Phishing Scams

Google Takes Down 2.3 Billion Ads, Almost 60 Million Phishing Scams

Google’s bad ads report for 2018 is out, and according to Director of Sustainable Ads Scott Spencer, 2.3 billion non-compliant ads were taken down for violating policies, almost 1 billion fewer than ...
Man arrested for selling one million Netflix, Spotify, Hulu passwords

Man arrested for selling one million Netflix, Spotify, Hulu passwords

Police in Australia have arrested a man who allegedly made AU $300,000 (US $211,000) running a website which sold the account passwords of popular online subscription services including Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, PSN, ...
Search for Chrome on Bing, and you might get a nasty surprise

Search for Chrome on Bing, and you might get a nasty surprise

It’s 2018, and you can still end up with your computer compromised by searching for the world’s most popular browser. That fact was brought home once again by Twitter user Gabriel Landau ...
Passcode Bypass iOS 12 (1-Call)

Even with the latest iOS 12 update, your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe

Once again, a way of bypassing the iPhone’s passcode lock to expose users’ photos and contacts has been discovered. Jose Rodriguez, who has uncovered vulnerabilities in iOS’s lock screen security on a ...
Fruitfly Mac malware creator used it to spy on minors; FBI discloses technique

Fruitfly Mac malware creator used it to spy on minors; FBI discloses technique

Mac fans have been overconfident for way too long in their device’s security, thinking no malicious software targets Apple products. They were proven wrong when Fruitfly Mac spyware was revealed in 2017 ...
Middle Eastern energy sector at risk, top target of Iranian hackers

Middle Eastern energy sector at risk, top target of Iranian hackers

Iranian hackers might be the next criminal group to be worried about, after the country has joined the ranks of Russia, North Korea, the US and African countries when it comes to ...
Steam Games Abstractism Is Virus Crypto Miner and TF2 Scam Items

Steam game Abstractism pulled after cryptomining accusations

Valve has pulled a game from its online Steam store after allegations were made that it was exploiting players’ computer resources to mine for cryptocurrency. Warning bells rang for players of the ...
Adidas fans hit by phishing scam

Adidas fans hit by phishing scam

Why users always fall for the lamest phishing scams is beyond comprehension, but hackers take advantage of this weakness and hide their scheming behind the usual fake prizes and too-good-to-be-true giveaways. This ...
Booking.com partners, customers hit by phishing scam

Booking.com partners, customers hit by phishing scam

Customers of hotels and guest houses listed on Booking.com were the target of a recent phishing scam launched by cybercriminals to steal user information, writes The Sun. Users first received WhatsApp and ...
Text bombs and “Black Dots of Death” plague WhatsApp and iMessage users

Text bombs and “Black Dots of Death” plague WhatsApp and iMessage users

If you believed all the headlines you would think the problem is more serious than it really is. “Beware the ‘Black Dot of Death’ that will obliterate your iPhone with one text ...
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