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Revenge porn hub taken down by Dutch police raid

A notorious hub for the sharing of revenge porn called Anon-IB has been shut down by Dutch police. Three Dutch nationals have been arrested for stealing intimate images that they then shared on the site. Servers containing stolen data were seized by police as it investigated who had stolen the …

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Sex toy with in-built camera can be ‘easily hacked’

A wi-fi-enabled sex toy that features an in-built camera can be hacked, security researchers say. Pen Test Partners, which tested the Siime Eye vibrator, said it was “trivial” to connect to its web interface. This meant attackers could access intimate videos recorded by the device, as well as control other …

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Billion euro cyber-suspect arrested in Spain

A cyber-crime mastermind suspected of stealing about £870m (€1bn) has been arrested in Spain. The individual is alleged to be the head of the organised crime gang that ran the Carbanak and Cobalt malware campaigns that targeted banks. Europol said the group had been active since 2013 and infiltrated more …

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Elon Musk fans targeted in crypto-cash scam

Fans of entrepreneur Elon Musk have been targeted in an emerging crypto-currency scam. The scammers pose as celebrities on Twitter and claim to be giving away crypto-cash such as Bitcoin or Ether to their fans. They ask people to send them a small amount of crypto-currency to qualify for the …

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