Friday, September 16, 2022

Australian police form crypto uni

 Australian police form crypto unit

Spain, Europol shut down underground bank used by organized crime; 44 arrested
Job scams that kidnap people and force them to work in boiler rooms in Cambodia doing romance and other frauds
US indicts three Iranians for ransomware attacks on power companies and other critical infrastructure

Former security head of Twitter testifies that Twitter misled the FTC; had employees who worked for foreign governments, and says half of employees have access to all Twitter data
Review and Recommendation:  We’ve been watching The Crown again on Netflix.  It is a really well done story of the Queen, her family, and how she endured and stayed stable with aplomb as the world changed around her.  I highly recommend it.  And the third season should air shortly.
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