Web giants must stop cashing in on pension scam misery, say MPs | Scams

Ministers must force tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft to stop the “immoral” practice of profiting from the £10bn of pension fraud committed by internet scammers, a committee of MPs has urged. Fraudsters use online advertisements, mostly on Google, to trick people out of their pension funds, according Continue Reading

‘Just write STOP’: the teenager helping Polish women flee abuse | Sexual violence

In April 2020, weeks after Poland went into its first Covid-19 lockdown, Krysia Paszko, a 17-year-old high school pupil, watched a TV report about Europe’s surge in domestic violence cases, which had increased by up to 60% on 2019, according to the World Health Organization. Poland’s largest women’s rights centre, Continue Reading

Stop with the #selfcare posts – taking a day off isn’t an option for most people- Tempemail

It’s OK if you haven’t done anything today. Cut yourself some slack – we’re living in a global pandemic #selfcare” That seems to be the gist of a good chunk of social media posts, floating around since March. And the authors of those nuggets have really been hitting their stride Continue Reading

Why do companies fail to stop breaches despite soaring IT security investment? – Tempemail

Let’s first take a look back at 2020! Adding to the list of difficulties that surfaced last year, 2020 was also grim for personal data protection, as it has marked a new record number of leaked credentials and PI data. A whopping 20 billion records were stolen in a single Continue Reading

New Zealand tells travellers to stop taking ‘influencer’ photos for Instagram- Tempemail

In a comic new video released by the tourist board, comedian Tom Sainsbury patrols the country’s most picturesque spots on behalf of the Social Observation Squad (SOS) to reprimand those travelling “under the social influence”. He calls out all the classic tropes – the “hot tub back shot”, “man sits Continue Reading

Facebook targets ‘stop the steal’ content and says Trump ban may be permanent | Technology- Tempemail

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Facebook is cracking down on content using the phrase “stop the steal”, the rallying cry of Donald Trump supporters who claim without evidence that there was voter fraud in the 2020 elections. Content supporting the “stop the steal” movement will be removed Continue Reading

How DMARC Can Stop Criminals Sending Fake Emails on Behalf of Your Domain – Tempemail

21st-century technology has allowed Cybercriminals to use sophisticated and undetectable methods for malicious activities. In 2020 alone, a survey revealed that 65% of US-based companies were vulnerable to email phishing and impersonation attacks. This calls for upgrading your organization’s security with DMARC, which if not implemented, will enable cyber-attackers to: Continue Reading

Video games can improve mental health. Let’s stop seeing them as a guilty pleasure | Games

After an Oxford study this week showed that people who play more video games report greater wellbeing, the headlines reflected a sense of stunned incredulity. “Playing video games BENEFITS mental health,” exclaimed MailOnline, while Business Insider went with “Video games might actually be good for you.” My dad sent me Continue Reading