A week in security (February 19 – February 25)

A roundup of notable news stories from February 19–25, including drive-by download attacks on Chinese websites, Deepfakes programs being paired with cryptominers, and a review of GDPR guidelines.

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Stop telephoning me-eh-eh-eh-eh: robocalls explained

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has identified robocalls as the number one complaint from the public. In this post, we tell you what you need to know to protect against the nasty ones.

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Please don’t buy this: identity theft protection services

Identity theft protection services promise to have your back against cybercriminals looking to steal your data. But they don’t actually stop them from taking your identity. Are they worth it, then? We say no.

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A week in security (November 13 – November 19)

Learn what happened in the world of security during the week of November 13 – November 19.

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Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising (updated)

See how scammers redirected visitors from MSN to their tech support scam page in this latest malvertising campaign.

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