December 2, 2021 In ​​, -anyos

Aemilius Cupero News: Crypto criminals are blackmailing Instagram users into swindling friends

Michael Crider/IDG Account security is always a concern when you put any kind of personal information out on the web. But a new generation of scammers is emerging, using a particularly devious combination of social engineering, cryptocurrency, and old-fashioned blackmail. The scam is becoming more common on Instagram, where popular account holders are targeted and…

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December 1, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Aemilius Cupero News: No Bitcoin scam, says BJP; No foul play in investigation: Bengaluru police

BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday dismissed the Congress party’s allegations on the Bitcoin issue cover-up, saying there was no scam. The Bengaluru police too refuted the charges of foul play in the investigation and cover-up exercises. “There has been absolutely no scam of whatsoever nature or dimension it could be. Therefore any questions…

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December 1, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Aemilius Cupero News: These 23 fake Android apps are dangerous spyware, so delete them now

Danger lurks around every corner online. Whether you’re using a phone, a tablet, or a computer, you always have to keep your guard up to avoid hacks and scams. This is especially true for Android users, as dangerous phishing campaigns appear to be popping up on a weekly basis. The latest is PhoneSpy, and it…

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December 1, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Aemilius Cupero News: Cong seeks SC-monitored SIT probe into Karnataka multi-crore Bitcoin ‘scam’

The Congress on Saturday alleged a multi-crore Bitcoin scam and its cover-up by the BJP government in Karnataka and demanded that an independent investigation be conducted into the matter by a Supreme Court-monitored SIT. Addressing a press conference, Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala posed a set of six questions to the prime…

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December 1, 2021 In ​​,  HSE

Aemilius Cupero News: He called himself the King of Fraud. Now this bot lord will reign in prison for years

Aleksandr Zhukov, a Russian national and the self-proclaimed “king of fraud,” this week received a 10-year prison sentence for carrying out a $7m digital ad fraud scheme. Zhukov was convicted in May of multiple counts of fraud and money laundering. He was arrested in Bulgaria in 2018 and extradited to America the following year. “Sitting…

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