Como golpistas “clonam” o WhatsApp de políticos para ganhar dinheiro.

By: Bruna Souza Cruz e Helton Simões Gomes

Alguém de confiança pede dinheiro emprestado pelo WhatsApp. Você, solidário, faz o depósito. Só que, tempos depois, descobre que o autor do pedido era um golpista, que conseguiu “clonar” o perfil no aplicativo para se passar pela pela pessoa conhecida. Alvo de uma ação da Polícia Federal em conjunto com a Polícia Civil nesta terça-feira (17) …

Hackers have stolen more than $1 billion from cryptocurrency exchanges in 2018

By: Sam Jacobs

The popularity of cryptocurrency has also given rise to a proliferation in the number of crypto exchanges. The website coinmmarketcap.com lists 205 crypto exchanges, with Japan-based Binance topping the rankings for 24-hour transaction volume. Clearly, there’s an opportunity in the space to make a profit by clipping the ticket on crypto trades. At the same …

How the US Government Secretly Sould ‘SPY PHONES’ to Suspects

By: Brian Barrett

IN 2010, A suspected cocaine smuggler named John Krokos bought encrypted BlackBerry devices from an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent. That sort of federal subterfuge is par for the course. But in this case, the DEA held onto the encryption keys—meaning that when the government moved on Krokos and his alleged collaborators a few years later, they …