Users sign away their firstborns on fake social network

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We already know that people are willing to hand over their firstborns for free Wi-Fi. Or, at least, they’re more willing to accidentally sign over perpetual ownership of their tots than they are to read lengthy terms and conditions. We know…

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China says to crackdown on fake news from social media

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans China’s internet regulator will launch a crackdown on the reporting of news gathered from social media, as part of what the government calls a campaign against fake news and the spreading of rumours. In a statement late on Sunday, the Cyberspace…

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Fraudsters using fake letterboxes for identity theft scams

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Identity scammers are using fake mailboxes to “harvest” householders’ mail and then using the stolen details to gain credit. The fake letterboxes are attached to the exterior of properties to fool postal workers and are then removed before residents notice their…

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