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Who is actually paying the ransom demand? – Be careful about what you throw away – Records from a terrorist watchlist exposed online

In this edition of Week in security, Tony looks at these topics:

  • Could it be that the money to pay ransomware demands is ultimately coming from you, the consumer?
  • Yes, criminals could steal your identity using personal data they found in your trash.
  • An FBI-managed terrorist watchlist containing almost two million records sat exposed on the internet for three weeks.

Read more:
Are you, the customer, the one paying the ransomware demand?
Dumpster diving is a filthy business
Nearly 2 million records from terrorist watchlist exposed online

All this – and more – on WeLiveSecurity.com. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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