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Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel?? Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti warns that a new email scam offering discount gift cards is making the rounds of residents?????in-boxes. ???What they???re doing is they send you an email and they???ll say, ???If you want, you can get a $100 gift card for...
Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] As part of its anti-bullying initiative, Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti and Capt. Rick Wierzbicki will present a screening of “Bullied” in Coral...
Crime and Safety - Sun-Sentinel??Our report this week on fraudsters using the grandparent scam to target residents in the 954 area code drew complaints from some readers who described how computer hackers had immobilized their email accounts. Judy from West Palm Beach??said friends??...
Tags: Fraud, Crime Victims, Crimes, Security, Corporate Crime
KickingTiresWe've all heard reports of tech-savvy thieves stealing automatic garage door codes to take lawnmowers and bicycles. Apparently, now they want your car, too. At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, two security researchers have reportedly...
Crime and Safety - Sun-SentinelIn the latest example of a widespread scam, the Broward Sheriff???s Office is alerting Dania Beach residents that ???grandparent??? swindlers are targeting people within the 954 area code. The way it works: Mystery callers claim a loved one has been...
Spin CycleSarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account has apparently been breached by hackers. Since she has conducted government business -- including, perhaps, some related to the trooper-firing controversy -- it could be damaging. So far, the hackers are leaking fairly...
Tags: Sarah Palin, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated Someone hacked Gov. Sarah Palin at Yahoo! A violation of privacy in the invasion of personal e-mail? You bet. Raising questions about the proprietary of the use of personal e-mail for government business? That too.......
The Swampby Mark Silva How was Sarah Palin's e-mail hacked? The hacker posed as Palin. After Palin's Yahoo! e-mail address was posted online, the self-identified hacker has reported anonymously at a Web-site where the fruits of his Palin hacking first appeared,......
The Swampby Frank James Defense officials have been concerned for years about the threat to U.S. government computer networks posed by cyberattacks from American adversaries whether they're governments, criminal networks or hackers, with particular concern about...
The Swampby Mark Silva Calling the protection of government and private information and communications networks "one of the most serious... security challenges of the 21st Century,'' President Barack Obama plans to appoint a new advisor to oversee a national...
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsIn case you missed it, it was a banner week for outrageous stories coming from Broward schools. First there was the story about some schools lacking toilet paper and bathroom soap. In the immortal words of Seinfeld, they haven???t a......
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