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Technologically advanced phone scams

by Pursuit of perfection.

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 00:06 AM

Credit: https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/synthetic-voice-phone-fraud/18034/ Readers of this blog will already be familiar with phone scams — you’ve probably even received a shady call or two. But you don’t accept offers from strangers or give up personal info when speaking to them, so you’ll be fine, right? It turns out that the answer is no, not really. Not […]

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Trojans exploit WAP subscriptions to steal money

by Pursuit of perfection.

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 23:55 PM

Credit: https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/wap-billing-trojans/18080/ Do you remember what WAP is? Didn’t think so! WAP is a rather primitive excuse for mobile Internet. The tiny websites it can access show mostly text, and we visited them back when phones had just learned to transmit data. Despite the fact that WAP has practically passed into oblivion, parts of the […]

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