Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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Sorry, Joe Biden isn’t offering you a work visa, it’s a scam

Bogus e-visa promotions are being posted to social media. Here are the telltale signs that indicate you’re looking at a scam.

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A week in security (March 29 – April 4)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, from March 29 to April 4.

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Don’t post it! Six social media safety sins to say goodbye to

We look at some of the things to avoid posting on social media sites, to stay safe and protect your privacy.

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Clubhouse under scrutiny for sending data to Chinese servers

The audio-chat app Clubhouse is the latest rage in the social media landscape. What is it, and can we trust it?

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Nude photo theft offers lessons in selfie security

We look at a story involving the theft of people’s most sensitive data, and what you can do to secure yours.

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Would real identities make social media safer?

Questions of anonymity on social media are a talking point again. Making everyone use their real identities sounds good, but would it actually make things better?

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Black Friday 2020: How to shop safely online

With the promise of a mostly online Black Friday 2020, we offer up some tips for keeping yourself safe over the upcoming sales frenzy.

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FIFA 21 game scams: watch out for unsporting conduct

With the recent launch of the new FIFA 2021 video game, we look at some of the common scams to avoid.

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