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Fifteen arrested for computer hijacking

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Fifteen people in the UK and across Europe have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of computers, reports the BBC. Police say that those involved remotely controlled computers in an effort to steal information. Known as “ratting,” the practice gets its name from the use of Remote Access Trojans… Read more »

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Webcam hackers pose serious threat to unsuspecting users

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Shocking new statistics have emerged from anti-online bullying and harassment foundation, the Cybersmile Foundation, relating to the amount of complaints regarding webcam hackers. Shockingly, there is a growing trend in peadophile hackers tracking down their victims using special search engine and then accessing their webcams remotely.They exploit computer viruses which can grant… Read more »

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