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Phone scams on sharp incline in last year

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Phone scamming is on a sharp incline with thieves tricking unsuspecting victims out of a staggering £23.9m in the last year. That’s up over 300% on the previous year, which netted scammers £7m. Financial Fraud Action, a group which runs fraud prevention for the financial services industry, thinks that almost… Read more »

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Whatsapp encryption flaw poses security risk for users

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It has been revealed that popular cross-platform IM service WhatsApp is flawed. A Dutch researcher claims that the company has not thought out its encryption solution as well as they should have and that users should be aware that their WhatsApp messages could be easily decrypted by attackers. WhatsApp allows… Read more »

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