A week in security (September 10 – 16)

A roundup of the security news from September 10–16, including omnichannel fraud, ways to get back at scammers, the security of 2FA, and partnerstrokas.

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5 safe ways to get back at spammers: a guide to wasting time

We take a look at some of the safe ways to waste a spammer’s time, whether by email or telephone.

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A closer look at a tech support screen locker

As a demonstration of how Tech Support Scammers operate and try to lure victims into calling their number, we show you some snippets of the code, explaining what they’re up to.

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Avoid this “Authorize your Twitter account” phishing scam

Scammers send a well known verified account a “Please authorize this app to become verified” message. Confusion follows.

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