[HackerNews] Facebook Sues 4 Vietnamese for Hacking Accounts and $36 Million Ad Fraud

Facebook on Tuesday revealed it filed two separate legal actions against perpetrators who abused its ad platform to run deceptive advertisements in violation of the company’s Terms and Advertising Policies. 
“In the first case, the defendants are a California marketing company and its agents responsible for a bait-and-switch advertising scheme on Facebook,” the social media giant’s Director of

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[ZDNet] ASIO chief accuses tech giants of running safe spaces for terrorists and spies

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[TheRecord] Academics bypass PINs for Mastercard and Maestro contactless payments

A team of scientists from a Swiss university has discovered a way to bypass PIN codes on contactless cards from Mastercard and Maestro. The now-patched vulnerability would have allowed cybercriminals to use stolen Mastercard and Maestro cards to pay for expensive products without needing to provide PINs on contactless payments. The attack basics Discovered by […]

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[TheRecord] Researchers decide ‘Hacker Summer Camp’ is too risky as Covid-19 cases spike

Every summer for decades, thousands of hackers have made the pilgrimage to Las Vegas for Black Hat and DEF CON—back-to-back security conferences affectionately known as by attendees as “Hacker Summer Camp.” Well, almost every summer.  The Covid-19 pandemic pushed both conferences online last year. This year, the conferences bet on the virus being contained enough […]

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