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For many, cold-calls represent a big, irritating waste of time.  But some cold-calls these days can cost you a lot more than annoyance and a loss of time; cybercriminals are resorting to cold-calls as a way to spread malware.

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Last year, as Twitter attracted more users, the rates of cybercrime rose concurrently. Phishing scams in particular greatly increased on the popular microblogging site. These attacks typically involve cybercriminals breaking into personal accounts in order to send direct messages to … Continue reading

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