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Euclid women stole $300,000 by using information from payment processing company, feds say

“A grand jury indictment says five EMS clients were victims, and that two of them lost more than $300,000 combined” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two Euclid residents are charged in a scheme where they stole login information from a Cleveland-based payment processing company and diverted hundreds of thousands of dollars into their bank accounts, according to federal prosecutors.When a customer uses a credit card with one of its clients, the company moves money from a customer’s bank account to the client’s bank account.She retrieved usernames and…

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Crypto News 

Gatehub Crypto Wallet Data Breach Compromises Passwords of 1.4M Users

“Also in June, Gatehub warned that there was a phishing scam campaign targeting its cryptocurrency wallet users” writes Joeri Cant for cointelegraph.com. The platform called the security breach a highly skilled and organized attack that was carried out with sophisticated social engineering.According to Hunt, the first haul included personal information for as many as 1.4 million user accounts from GateHub cryptocurrency wallet.On Nov. 19, Ars Technica reported that security researcher Troy Hunt confirmed that the compromised data belonged to accounts of cryptocurrency wallet, GateHub, and RuneScape bot provider EpicBot.It is…

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TSB and parent Sabadell heavily criticized for IT crash that locked two million out of accounts

“LONDON (Reuters) – An IT crash at Britain’s TSB bank that locked out nearly 2 million customers and halved parent Sabadell’s profits last year was caused by moving to a new banking platform before it had been properly tested, an investigation has found” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. TSB Chairman Richard Meddings told reporters ahead of the report’s publication that the bank disagreed with the law firm’s conclusions as to where overall blame should lie.The failure led to weeks of customers being unable to access their money and a…

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Hacked Disney+ accounts are reportedly being sold for as little as $3

“Thousands of Disney+ user accounts have been stolen by hackers and put up for sale on the dark web, according to multiple reports” writes Saheli Roy Choudhury for cnbc.com. The BBC also reported that it found hacked customer accounts for sale on the dark web.Users said hackers were accessing their Disney+ accounts, logging them out of their devices and then changing the email and password associated with that account, according to ZDNet. A spokesperson for Disney told CNBC the company “takes the privacy and security of our users’ data very…

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News Platforms 

Facebook has released Instagram content moderation data for the first time

“Given the high volume on Facebook, it’s highly likely Instagram faces an issue of its own with fake accounts” writes Daniel Carnahan for businessinsider.com. By including data on its recent efforts in this newest report, FACEBOOK likely hopes to quell fears that Instagram will again be a source of malicious and misleading content.Notably absent from the Instagram data is any information on the removal of fake accounts, an important metric for influencer marketing.For the first time, Facebook included Instagram data in the publication of its biannual Transparency Report, released Wednesday, in…

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Instagram now removes the likes counter around the world

“After testing the removal of this counter for some accounts in seven countries, the social network decided to expand it globally” writes Marco Lancaster for gizchina.com. The idea was then to remove the display of the likes counter for some accounts.Nevertheless, Instagram announced Thursday that it wants to push further its experimentation by extending it to the world. Source: gizchina.com

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