I received a flood of renewal demands and unsubscribing doesn’t work
I cancelled my McAfee anti-virus subscription earlier this year when I discovered it had been double charging me. It refunded only the current year and led me on a wild goose chase to recover the previous two years’ money; I eventually gave up.
Now that my subscription period has ended, it is bombarding me with renewal demand emails several times a day. This weekend I received 15.Continue reading...
The INTERPOL-led operation involved law enforcement from 20 countries and led to the seizure of millions of dollars in illicit gains
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How scammers take advantage of supply chain shortages – Tips for safe online shopping this holiday season – Steps to take after receiving a data breach notice
Israeli spyware firm goes from bad to worse as scathing Apple lawsuit follows US blacklisting
Shalev Hulio, the co-founder of Israel’s NSO Group, was in Washington DC on a mission to try to resuscitate the surveillance company’s battered reputation on Capitol Hill shortly before the news broke that he had probably arrived too late to make a difference.
With little advance warning to its allies in Israel, the Biden administration announced on 3 November that it was putting the spyware maker – one of the most sophisticated cyber-weapons companies in the world – on a US blacklist, citing use of the company’s software by regimes around the world for “transnational repression”.Continue reading...
‘Tis the season to avoid getting played by scammers hijacking Twitter accounts and promoting fake offers for PlayStation 5 consoles and other red-hot products
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With the holiday shopping bonanza right around the corner, here's how to make sure your online spending spree is hacker-free
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Threat actors have previously timed ransomware and other attacks to coincide with holidays and weekends
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