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Brits are the world’s biggest targets for phishing scams

Are the British the most gullible people in the world? Probably not, but the scammers and spammers out there clearly think that they are. Security research company Proofpoint found that web users in the UK are almost three times more likely to receive phishing mail than those in the US, Germany and France. And while the Brits were being sent …

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Stuart O'ConnorBrits are the world’s biggest targets for phishing scams
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Google Gmail scan helps to catch child sex offender

It’s a well known fact that if you have a Gmail account, then Google scans all of your email messages. So why would anyone be foolish enough to use a Gmail account to send images and videos that he really didn’t want anyone else but the intended recipient seeing? The Guardian reports that a tip-off to police from Google about …

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You've got tweet: Email usage drops 59% among teenagers who prefer mobile and Twitter

In news that will make Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg jump with joy, email usage among teenagers between 12 and 17 fell a massive 59% in the past year, according to a study from ComScore. Mobile SMS, and instant messaging…

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ShinyJessYou've got tweet: Email usage drops 59% among teenagers who prefer mobile and Twitter