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Deakin’s arrest on April 20 reveals one of the darkest corners of the Internet, where pedophiles in the US, Europe and elsewhere pay facilitators in the Philippines to sexually abuse children, even babies, directing their moves through online livestreaming services.The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door. “Why is everyone asking about children coming into my house? Penciled on the wall, someone had scrawled “My Mom and Dad love me.” In his computer were videos and images of young boys and girls engaged in sex acts.“Immediately upon learning this information, we took several steps to review the situation and bring in the right external partners to support our investigation.” Some of the claims were false extortion attempts, Ballou said, but the company “did identify and fix a vulnerability that was related to the ability to access source code through an injection vulnerability.” I’ve reached out to Friend Finder and will update this story if I hear back.Join now for a Live NUDE Video Chat in my private room!For now, Leaked Source says it will not make the data set searchable by the general public. For one, the company either stored user passwords in plaintext, without any protection, or hashed them using the notoriously weak SHA1 algorithm, according to Leaked Source.
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Some 46% of US companies have raised their cybersecurity budgets in the past two years, with half saying they will spend more in the next two, reports the Ponemon Institute, a cybersecurity research centre.
“There is an unprecedented level of interest in active defence and frustration with the reactive approach,” says James Lyne, Global Head of Research for Sophos, a web security specialist.
Almost every case stems from the Philippines, where good English speakers, increased Internet connections and widespread international cash-transfer systems combine with widespread poverty and easy access to vulnerable kids.