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While a large amount of information stolen in the recent Equifax hack might be up for sale somewhere on the dark web, scammers have also set up websites offering the data from the U.S. credit reporting agency. Equifax alerted customers on September 7 that hackers had accessed its systems between mid-May and late July. The […]

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UK telecoms operator TalkTalk has been fined £100,000 for failing to protect the personal information of consumers, after the details of 21,000 customers were leaked. The breach, first claim to light in September 2014 after TalkTalk customers began to complain that they were receiving telephone calls from scammers.

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Interesting story about Uber drivers who have figured out how to game the company’s algorithms to cause surge pricing: According to the study. drivers manipulate Uber’s algorithm by logging out of the app at the same time, making it think that there is a shortage of cars.

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