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Cryptolocker crooks offer victims a second chance

Cryptolocker crooks offer victims a second chance | Security | Scoop.it
The criminals behind Cryptolocker, the destructive ransomware that has lately been targeting mostly US and UK PC users, are trying to earn m...
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✌ How To Avoid CryptoLocker Ransomware — Krebs on Security

✌ How To Avoid CryptoLocker Ransomware —  Krebs on Security | Security | Scoop.it
✌ How To Avoid CryptoLocker Ransomware — Krebs on Security: Over the past several weeks, a handful of frantic Microsoft Windows users have written in to ask what they might do to recover from PC infections from “CryptoLocker,”  the generic…...

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Fake social media ID duped security-aware IT guys

Fake social media ID duped security-aware IT guys | Security | Scoop.it
Security experts used fake Facebook and LinkedIn profiles pretending to represent a smart, attractive young woman to penetrate the defenses of a U.S.
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Security researchers have every right to be paranoid about LinkedIn ...

Security researchers have every right to be paranoid about LinkedIn ... | Security | Scoop.it
“When the LinkedIn Security team was presented with the core design of Intro, we made sure we built the most secure implementation we believed possible,” LinkedIn security manager Cory Scott wrote in a blog post on ...
Bob Van Dusen's insight:

Good article, though comparing opt in (LinkkedIn) vs the NSA's data taps is not necessarily an apples-to-apples comparison. 

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