Cyber scammers continue to impersonate Microsoft and try to trick users into believing that their computer is serious need of an AV solution.
PayPal customers are being targeted with a fake email impersonating the e-payment service, claiming that their account has been put "on hold" and will stay that way until they reset their password: More experienced users will likely identify the email as malicious and consider it a phishing attempt, but it's not.
Once users become too familiar with a type of scam and stop falling for it, scammers tend to move on to new ones.
The widespread use of mobile communication, including cell phones, laptops and tablets, makes consumers particularly vulnerable to fraud and malware risks over public internet connections.
A judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas has denied FBI's petition to install spying software on and using the built-in camera of an unidentified suspect's computer in order to discover his or her identity and gather evidence of the crime from the computer's hard drive, memory and storage.
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