From Russia, With Smartphones

Whilst surfing the net and watching Twitter over the last day or so I came across several posts and articles that caught my eye.

Being the generous kind of guy that I am I thought I’d share them with you –

INTERNET SECURITY

Georgia cyber-attacks linked to Russian organised crime

Internet security: Fear in the fast lane

Top 8 Social Media Security Threats

Spammers Storm URL Shortening Services

Why Are Criminals Targeting Facebook, Twitter And Other Social Networking Sites?

Twitterbot Tweets Malware Orders

SPAM

Will Users Donate a Penny Per Email to Fight Spam, Yahoo Wonders

Twitter Tweets Are 40% ‘Babble’

White House will change e-mail rules

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Confidential FBI E-mail Messages

IDENTITY THEFT

Seattle Man Used Limewire for Identity Theft

IRS Alerts Public to New Identity Theft Scams

LifeLock tries to fend off legal battles

Are smartphones smarter than identity thieves?

MISCELLANEOUS

Why I Uninstalled Firefox 3.5.2

Jesus Christ’s Wife charged with Fraud for passing bad checks

All That Glitters? US Commerce Association Awards to Biz May Not Be What They Seem

Watch New Documentary Showing Global Warming to be a Hoax

Please let me know if you found any of the above of interest.

About Lee Munson

Lee's non-technical background allows him to write about internet security in a clear way that is understandable to both IT professionals and people just like you who need simple answers to your security questions.

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