Is the PIN you use for your bank card secure? How did one woman get duped into giving a romance scammer $200,000? And Cloudflare and other online services take aim at a vile corner of the internet…
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- Most Common iPhone Passcodes — Daniel Amitay.
- We’ve fixed an issue that meant we weren’t storing some customers’ PINs correctly — Monzo.
- 500,000 Monzo banking customers told to change their PINs — Graham Cluley.
- Terminating Service for 8Chan — Cloudflare.
- 8chan struggling to stay online after its alleged use by El Paso shooting suspect — CNN.
- Online dating apps and websites the most common way to meet — 9to5Mac.
- Woman says a man she met on Tinder swindled her out of $200K: ‘He didn’t just dump you, he never existed’ — ABC News.
- Cyber Actors Use Online Dating Sites To Conduct Confidence/Romance Fraud And Recruit Money Mules — Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
- The Boys trailer — YouTube.
- The Boys — Amazon Prime.
- “Conviction,” Reviewed: A Bronx P.I. Pursues Justice, and Glory — The New Yorker.
- Conviction podcast — Gimlet.
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