When you buy a criminal’s phone, and paying for social media scams
Personal information is going for a song, and the banks want social media sites to pay when their users get scammed.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.
Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
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- Re-Victimization from Police-Auctioned Cell Phones - Krebs on Security.
- Fraud Strategy: stopping scams and protecting the public - UK Gov.
- Spanish Police Takes Down Massive Cybercrime Ring, 40 Arrested - Hacker News.
- Social media firms should reimburse online fraud victims, say UK bankers - The Guardian.
- How Many People Use Social Media in 2023? - Oberlo.
- Scam social media quizzes dupes people into revealing personal details - ITV News.
- Where are you most likely to be scammed: phone, text or social media? - This is Money.
- Major bank calls out Meta for huge rise in scams on its platforms - This is Money.
- The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom - Nintendo.
- ScanSnap SV600 - Fujitsu.
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