Week in security with Tony Anscombe


Security and your right to repair – Scams offer fake COVID-19 vaccines and ask for Bitcoin – Jail time for a disgruntled IT contractor

If you’re thinking about doing a DIY repair of a device, even perhaps for security reasons, then you may want to think again. Authorities are warning the public to look out for online campaigns that peddle bogus COVID-19 vaccines and ask for payments in Bitcoin. An IT specialist is facing prison time for accessing the servers of a California-based company and deleting most of its Microsoft Office 365 user accounts in an act of revenge for being fired.

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