Week in security with Tony Anscombe


Remembering John McAfee, an antivirus software pioneer – Beware these Facebook scams – Data for almost all LinkedIn users scraped and up for sale

ESET Distinguished Researcher Aryeh Goretsky shared his memories of the late John McAfee, who was Aryeh’s friend and mentor back when John helped shape the computer security industry and well before he left the world of computer viruses for more controversial pursuits. Also this week, we took a bit of a deep dive into some of the most common scams that circulate on Facebook and looked at red flags you should watch out for. For the second time this year, cybercriminals are selling data scraped from the accounts of hundreds of millions of LinkedIn users. For more news, go to WeLiveSecurity.com.

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