Several payroll service providers, including US-based ADP, are used in phishing campaigns to redirect users towards malware-laden websites to steal their credentials and compromise their systems with malware.
Three employees of Baidu, the largest Chinese search engine, have been arrested after allegedly cashing bribes for deleting online posts, according to media reports. Another employee was only attempting paid censorship, and doesn’t face prison.
The Federal Trade Commission took it upon itself to devise and recommend privacy regulations to create a safer online environment for children under 13 while surfing the Internet from their mobile devices.
Following a cyber-attack on The Daily Caller’s website that enabled pop-up porn ads, the right-wing publication set up a two-week giveaway offering a semi-automatic handgun to the person who identifies the hacker.
French company Early Flicker, or E-Flicker, sparked a war with Anonymous members by acquiring the legal rights over the Anonymous logo and slogan for commercial purposes, as reported by The Register’s Iain Thomson.