[SecurityWeek] FBI: Scams Involving Cryptocurrency ATMs and QR Codes on the Rise

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week issued an alert on fraud schemes that direct victims to use cryptocurrency ATMs and Quick Response (QR) codes to make payment transactions.

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[ZDNet] Online safety and end-to-end encryption can co-exist, says data protection watchdog. But how?

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End-to-end encryption has stirred debates over the past few years. Now the UK’s data protection watchdog has determined that it is still a crucial technology for protecting user privacy. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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[TheRecord] Google notifies 14,000 Gmail users of targeted APT28 attacks

Google has sent email notifications to more than 14,000 Gmail users that they’ve been the target of a spear-phishing attack orchestrated by a state-sponsored hacking group. “In late September, we detected an APT28 phishing campaign targeting a large volume of Gmail users (approx 14,000) across a wide variety of industries,” Shane Huntley, Director of Google’s […]

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[BleepingComputer] Microsoft Outlook bug prevents viewing or creating email worldwide

A Microsoft Outlook update released today for the desktop client introduced bugs that prevent users from creating or viewing mail. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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