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Arrested scammers that steal over $550,000 via SIM swap

Sim swap scammers arrested

The US Department of Justice has reported that have been arrested fraudsters, which have stolen more than $ 550,000 through a SIM swap. Detained 21-year-old Eric Meiggs and 20-year-old Declan Harrington. They are charged with 11 counts, including conspiracy, electronic fraud, computer fraud and abuse, as well as aggravated identity …

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Attackers hacked of Twitter’s founder Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey's Twitter hacked

Last weekend, Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, founder and CEO of Twitter, was hacked. Having compromised the account, the attackers began to publish offensive and racist content on behalf of Dorsey, and even claimed that a bomb was planted at the company’s headquarters (such threats can hardly be called a …

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US Attorney General: People must accept backdoors in encryption

US Attorney General William Barr

US Attorney General William Barr said that users must accept the risks of backdoor integration and accept it. According to Barr, access of security services to encrypted correspondence is by far more important than personal cybersecurity risks. Barr stated this in a New York speech, at the same time calling …

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Vulnerability in Instagram allowed to hack any account in 10 minutes

Instagram

In the mobile version of the Instagram site, was patched critical vulnerability, which allowed stealing the password of any account and resetting it without any interaction with the user. Web security researcher Laxman Muthiyah reported about the vulnerability. “Password Reset” or “Password Recovery” is a function that allows users to …

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