A scam on the Free Market where criminals start buying from the site and then send fake emails to confuse the victims caught the attention of TechTudo readers in July. A social network of sex, a mysterious image that viralized on Twitter and nostalgia related issues of Orkut and MSN also stood out in the month. To remember the most relevant content for our readers in the last 30 days, check out the list of highlights.
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1. Scam of fake buy in Free Market
False buy scam in Mercado Livre was the highlight of July July Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo
The fraud was created by criminals who made false purchases of products advertised on the Free Market. Using the seller's interest in closing deals, scammers induce the victim to ship products before payment is made. The sophisticated attack and would-be buyers even tamper with e-mail from the sales platform and falsify instructional shipping labels – standard Free Market procedure. In such cases, sellers should be aware of the email address used by criminals, which does not match the official email address of the site.
Beach or car? Image generates debate among Twitter users Photo: Reproduo / Twitter
A photo posted on Twitter has intrigued users for giving rise to misunderstandings. According to the author of the post, that a paquistans fashion designer, the image of a car door that needed repair. However, the illusion of optics seems to show a beach at night, with sky, rocks and stars. In a report to TechTudo, Muhammad Nayem, explained that he realized the illusion of ethics and bet that the image could go viral on the network.
Sexlog a social network geared towards people seeking sexual partners Photo: Reproduo / Gabrielle Ferreira
Aiming to connect people looking for partners for sex, Sexlog is a social network aimed at people over 18. The platform allows users to profile and set up sex encounters based on fetishes, fantasies, swing and private video calls with people in the community. The online network offers features such as adding friends, sending messages and discussion groups.
4. 2000s expressions and expressions
Matter of grain used in the 2000s featured in TechTudo during July July Photo: Divulgao / Google
Anyone who has heard such phrases as "The Top of Me", "S add with scrap" or "Whatever," knows that these expressions were common in programs and message sites or social networks in the 2000s. The terms, which are no longer used, were common when chatting through MSN, ICQ or Orkut. In our article, we have listed the 13 commonly used words and phrases in these services during the pre-Facebook period.
5. Retirement Calculator
Simulating retirement in the new pension Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Debates on Pension Reform have left doubts about the remaining time for retirement. The Federal Government has created a website that allows you to calculate the required contribution time and view the minimum age set for men and women according to the new pension rules. In this tutorial you are step by step to access the platform and calculate how much work time is left until retirement.
Spoofing operation of the Federal Police arrests hackers accused of hacking Sergio Moro's cell Photo: Reproduction / Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebom (Brazil Agency File)
In an issue published in July are details of how the technique used by hackers to access cell phones from Brazilian authorities, including Minister of Justice Srgio Moro, works. The method, known as Spoofing, is based on spoofing users' identity to intercept personal information. In addressing the issue, we show that this type of attack has a variety of actions on email, SMS, calls, websites and IP addresses.
7. Facebook and the $ 5 Billion Fine
Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg's company, has received the highest fine ever given to a technology company Photo: Divulgao / Facebook
Facebook received a $ 5 billion fine last month for the Cambridge Analytica case, the highest recorded so far. Other technology companies have also paid a hefty fee for breaching rules in several countries, such as Google, which has had to disburse 1.49 billion to the European Union's governing body. On our list, we've put together the top five fines involving tech companies.
8. Ten Excel Ready Spreadsheets
Ready-made Excel Spreadsheets Help Organize Life Photo: Divulgao / Microsoft
Finally, a list of ten ready-made spreadsheets can help our readers organize such topics as expenses, medication breakdowns, exercise plans, class schedules, and other goals. Excel allows users to edit spreadsheets to organize personal activities, budgets, and other actions that make our lives faster. Microsoft offers ready-made templates that can expedite issues so that they receive user-defined data.