An Elaborate Darknet Phishing Scam Is the Top Google Result for Basic Bitcoin Tutorials

  • As far as online scams designed to steal money and information go, a site called darknetmarkets.org is very impressive and equally scary—not least because Google is currently serving it as a top search result for Bitcoin for all intents and purposes, is a “real” website.
  • A sidebar contains links to the “top” sites to buy drugs on the darknet.
  • CompariTech, a site that reviews and compares information security products, spotted the scam first and wrote up a blog post laying out their findings on Wednesday.
  • Motherboard independently verified that several links on the site take users to sites that appear legitimate but have different URLs than the real versions and are stylistically out of date.
  • Munson speculated that the site may be getting linked to by legitimate sites that don’t realize it’s a phishing scam, which may lead to the site being valued by Google’s search algorithm.

“This is probably the best phishing scam I’ve ever seen.”
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An Elaborate Darknet Phishing Scam Is the Top Google Result for Basic Bitcoin Tutorials

  • As far as online scams designed to steal money and information go, a site called darknetmarkets.org is very impressive and equally scary—not least because Google is currently serving it as a top search result for Bitcoin for all intents and purposes, is a “real” website.
  • A sidebar contains links to the “top” sites to buy drugs on the darknet.
  • CompariTech, a site that reviews and compares information security products, spotted the scam first and wrote up a blog post laying out their findings on Wednesday.
  • Motherboard independently verified that several links on the site take users to sites that appear legitimate but have different URLs than the real versions and are stylistically out of date.
  • Munson speculated that the site may be getting linked to by legitimate sites that don’t realize it’s a phishing scam, which may lead to the site being valued by Google’s search algorithm.

“This is probably the best phishing scam I’ve ever seen.”
Continue reading “An Elaborate Darknet Phishing Scam Is the Top Google Result for Basic Bitcoin Tutorials”

Occupy founder calls on Obama to appoint Eric Schmidt ‘CEO of America’

  • One of the co-founders of the Occupy Wall Street movement has called on Barack Obama to resign as president , and “appoint Eric Schmidt CEO of America”.
  • Justine Tunney, a Google software engineer, is demanding that the tech industry take over the US government
  • Justine Tunney, a self-styled “champagne tranarchist”, is now a software engineer at Google, but remains involved with Occupy Wall Street, through the occupywallst.org website, which she created.
  • NSA general counsel Rajesh De contradicts months of angry denials from companies like Yahoo and Google
  • Transfer administrative authority to the tech industry.

Justine Tunney, a Google software engineer, is demanding that the tech industry take over the US government. By Alex Hern
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This driverless bus is about to roll out in Singapore

  • Sky News has learnt that RBS has begun consulting with leading City shareholders on proposals to reduce the long-term incentive plan award available to Ross McEwan from £3m to £1.75m from next year.
  • A man has been taken to hospital after he was found impaled on metal railings on Christmas Day.
  • Man found impaled on railings in Peterborough on Christmas Day
  • Parfitt died in a Spanish hospital from a severe infection on Christmas Eve.
  • Emotional hangovers are seen in the brain for the first time – ‘s why they affect how you feel

By the first quarter of 2017, this driverless shuttle bus will begin service in Singapore. The autonomous vehicle can hold 15 passengers, and will ferry them between the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) campus and the CleanTech eco-business park roughly 1.5 km (0.93 miles) away. Image: nanyang
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Why Google wants your medical records

Why Google wants your medical records - BBC News #blockchain #CyphMD #healthcare

  • But less so by privacy groups and some patients, who have been surprised and concerned that their data – in some cases not anonymised – can be shared with the tech giant.
  • Patients can opt out of any data-sharing system by emailing their NHS Trust’s data protection officer.
  • For DeepMind, yes but Google has been looking at healthcare for much longer.
  • Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The NHS shares patient data with thousands of third parties
  • Why Google wants your medical records

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Blockchain content sharing app LBRY declares independent from Google, Apple and Amazon

#blockchain content sharing app LBRY declares independent from Google, Apple and Amazon

  • Based on what you read, would you recommend investing in bitcoin?

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