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September 12, 2019 - Last week, the FTC announced its settlement with Google over YouTube’s COPPA violations, including requirements for better protecting children's data. But is it enough?

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June 20, 2018 - The extremely popular video game Fortnite is coming to Android sometime this summer, and the fanbase is going wild. Not surprisingly, mobile malware developers are taking advantage. Already, there are several videos on YouTube with links claiming to be versions of Fortnite for Android. Spoiler alert: they're fake.

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February 18, 2016 - We looked at another Tech Support Scam. This one uses a fake Windows Activation form to lure the user into calling their number.

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November 10, 2015 - Fake online pharmacies may not be as hot news as government-backed advance malware; however, they could be seen as a persistent threat.

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June 9, 2015 - Scammers latch onto the recent Alton Towers roller coaster crash with a fake video / survey sign-up combination.

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September 3, 2014 - Fake YouTube scammers are messaging users with warning of account suspensions and lure users into offers, surveys, downloads, etc.

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August 25, 2014 - The lure of salacious videos is often used to trick people into downloading malware. But, in case you didn't download the file, you could still get infected, this time silently.

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December 11, 2013 - Tech support scammers spam YouTube with robot-like warnings for antivirus/antimalware users.

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July 8, 2013 - Spammers are beating YouTube’s filters to upload pornographic images and tricking people into following a hyperlink to view more. And it comes as a premium-rate SMS, asking for age confirmation when it really is about charging you an expensive fee to view the material.

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October 16, 2020 - We look at whether the 2020 United States election will be plagued by deepfakes, or if it's not the concern experts once thought it was.

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