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53% of Britain’s most frequent porn watchers aren’t aware that they’re about to be blocked

A new survey has revealed that the majority of Brits are blissfully unaware that next month the UK Government will be requiring porn websites to verify that their users have obtained a “porn passport.”


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Smashing Security #119: Hijacked homes, porn passports, and ransomware regret

A $150 million mansion is hijacked online, Brits will soon have to scan their passport to watch internet porn, and are organisations right to pay up when hit by ransomware?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by technology broadcaster David McClelland.


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Controversial age checks to access online porn delayed in UK

Just two weeks before the British government was due to introduce a compulsory order that pornographic websites verify their visitors’ ages, the controversial regulation has been pulled.


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Smashing Security #063: Carole’s back!

Fitness trackers breaching your privacy, how anyone can create convincing celebrity porn, and how ransomware authors are getting ripped off by scammers.

All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, who are joined this week by special guest Maria Varmazis.


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Smut surfers infected with Ramnit trojan as malvertising campaign deploys pop-under ads

This isn’t the kind of thing you want to pop up when you’re surfing a porn site.

David Bisson reports.


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Beware! Windows 10 might reveal your porn stash to your wife

Thinking of upgrading to Windows 10?

Be careful it doesn’t result in your partner finding out about your porn collection…


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Heinz takes the heat over saucy porn QR code

Heinz gets itself in a pickle over a saucy QR code.

Grab that ketchup bottle, hold it tight and squeeze!


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NSA analysts are being paid to watch a LOT of porn

CIA and NSA analysts are given a private room to watch pornographic movies.

All in the name of protecting our liberty of course… from steganographers!


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Hacked Japanese porn sites spread banking malware attack

Thinking of spending some time perusing Japanese porn websites before you do your online banking? Security researchers at ESET have analysed an organised malware campaign that stole the login credentials of online banking customers after infecting PCs that had visited X-rated websites.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security website.


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Chinese "spy" steals NASA laptop. No secrets on hard drive. Only porn

A Chinese research scientist, suspected of spying on NASA, was pulled off a plane by the FBI as it prepared to take off back to his home country.

But when investigators examined a NASA laptop in Bo Jiang’s possession they found no evidence of confidential data stolen from the administration. Instead, they found pirated movies and pornography.


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Porn spam campaign redirects web browsers to hardcore websites

SophosLabs has been intercepting an X-rated spam campaign, designed to promote hardcore porn websites.

Emails have been spammed out purporting to have an adult video attached, using a variety of names.


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Digital Playground porn passwords exposed by hackers

A hacking group calling itself The Consortium claims to have stolen the details of more than 70,000 users of the Digital Playground porn website.


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YouPorn passwords available for download, thousands of users exposed

Want a free password for one of the world’s most popular adult websites?

YouPorn, one of the world’s most popular porn video websites appears to have been caught with its pants down.


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Facebook users hit by hardcore porn, violence and animal abuse images

Explicit and violent images have flooded the newsfeeds of many Facebook users in the last 24 hours or so.

The content, which includes photoshopped photos of celebrities such as Justin Bieber, pictures of extreme violence and even a photograph of an abused dog, have been distributed via the site – seemingly without the knowledge of users.


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Mac malware adopts porn video disguise

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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