....In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had been charged over an email phishing attack against "two US-based internet companies" who were not named at the time. They had allegedly been tricked into wiring more than $100m to the alleged scammer
's bank accounts. ...
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Friday 28th of April 2017 10:47:03 AM
....Apple prevents developers from identifying specific iPhones for privacy reasons, arguing that a phone that is completely wiped and resold should have no links to its previous owner; to that end, in 2012, the company stopped allowing apps on its App Store to access information like the “Unique Device Identifier” (UDID) and similar identifying information. But in an effort to prevent a particular type of fraud in China, where scammer
s load up stolen credit cards to make fake rides before wiping the phone and repeating the process, Uber broke Apple’s rules, according to a New York Times profile of Kalanick. ...
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Monday 24th of April 2017 09:26:20 AM