It has been revealed in a study that Facebook and email logins are being sold off cheap on the dark web to criminals. Money Guru, a comparison site, revealed that Facebook logins can go for as little as £3 and email logins go for even less - just £2.10. The study looked at how much the 26 most commonly used accounts were worth on the dark web. Shockingly, the analysis revealed that you can purchase the majority of someone's online life for just £744.30, The Mirror reports. This includes your usernames, passwords, email addresses and any personal details associated with your account including your name, address and phone numbers. Buying social media accounts were found to be some of the cheapest options. In a blog about the research, Money Guru said: "There are few better ways to gain insight into someone’s life than their social media accounts. "These details are frequently stolen to sell to companies with little scruples about targeted advertising. "It's also a … [Read more...] about Facebook logins are being sold on the dark web for just £3
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Criminals can buy your Facebook login details on the dark web for as little as £3, a new study has revealed. The study, by experts from Money Guru, revealed that Facebook logins can be bought for £3, while email logins sell for as little as £2.10. The experts analysed the value of logins for 26 of the most commonly used accounts available on the dark web. Shockingly, the analysis revealed that you can purchase the majority of someone’s online life for just £744.30. This includes your usernames, passwords, email addresses and any personal details associated with your account including name, address and phone numbers. Buying social media accounts were found to be some of the cheapest options. In a blog about the research, Money Guru said: “There are few better ways to gain insight into someone’s life than their social media accounts. “These details are frequently stolen to sell to companies with little scruples about targeted advertising. … [Read more...] about Facebook logins are being sold on dark web for £3
Financial fraudsters are out in force and coming up with sophisticated scams to steal your money. A shocking £145million was stolen in the first six months of this year by crooks who persuaded people to transfer funds into dodgy accounts. But just £31million of that was refunded to victims, leaving countless people with shattered lives. That’s why it’s vital we all do everything we can to protect our hard-earned cash from thieves. Here’s how you can help stop the scammers... Read More Financial scams - How to stay safe 1. Cons The reason so many people get caught out is fraudsters keep changing their methods, with clever and very believable scams that can be difficult to spot. They try every way to catch people out with cold calls, emails and texts, pretending to be from official bodies such as banks, building societies, credit card firms and the taxman - and send out correspondence complete with official logos. They set up bogus websites selling … [Read more...] about Our 10 step plan to never be conned again
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, HOST: It's Sunday, June 3. I'm Margaret Brennan, and this is FACE THE NATION. The meeting with Kim Jong-un in Singapore is on, and in less than 10 days, as the president welcomed a North Korean official to the White House. But the goal for the summit continues to be a question. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: We have very significant sanctions on that. But we had hundreds -- we have hundreds that are ready to go. But I said I'm not going to put -- why would I do that when we're talking so nicely? (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: But things aren't so nice between U.S. and some of its closest allies. Countries, including Canada, Mexico, China, and members of the European Union, are furious about President Trump's new tariffs. Back home, it's the president's own party taking issue with his trade policies. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) SEN. MITCH MCCONNELL (R-KY), MAJORITY LEADER: I … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on June 3, 2018
You may cast your vote at a polling station during today but that is only the start of the democratic process involving hundreds of people who will sort, verify and count those votes in the Derby City Council election from 10pm tonight. For the past week or so, preparations have been underway to convert Derby Arena into a hive of activity to count the votes from this year’s Derby City Council elections. The sorting - but not counting - of postal votes has been taking place at the arena for the past 10 days, ready for them to be added to the appropriate wards for the count overnight on election night, having already been verified. This process could be viewed by candidates whenever they wish. The postal votes were opened face down, as the staff are not allowed to see the papers at this stage. Overall, before and during polling day, dozens of staff are drafted in to take part in the count - many of them Derby City Council staff. So what happens once the polls have closed? * Once … [Read more...] about What happens to your vote when it gets to Derby Arena on May 3?