A large number of emails and some 3.3 million passwords of Dutch people can be found easily online through a special search engine, newspaper AD discovered on Friday. The emails and passwords of employees of manly large Dutch organizations, companies and government institutions are found on this search engines, including of organizations that fulfill a vital function, the newspaper writes.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed in San Jose, California against social network LinkedIn to claim damages for the sending of unsolicited emails containing the members’ photograph and information. Broadcaster BNR reported that the claims go against the alleged improper use of the site's “Add Connections” service to grow its member base.
Supermarket chains Albert Heijn and Bijenkorf are warning customers of fake win promotions circulating through emails, Facebook, SMS messages and WhatsApp.
Ransomware, a form of malware that restricts access to infected computer systems and demands that a ransom be paid to the creators of the malware to remove the restriction, is on the rise in the Netherlands.
A man from Bergen op Zoom in Brabant has been arrested for threats he made at US President Obama.