‘Sextortion’ ring preyed on young women and exposed dark side of South Korea’s internet

Trolling behind the anonymity afforded by an encrypted chat app, the man who called himself “Baksa” pretended he was many things: a no-holds barred loan shark, a private eye for hire and a fortysomething Korean with a prosthetic leg living outside the law’s reach in Cambodia.

In reality he was an out-of-work recent college grad who’d been bedridden for a year after a limb-lengthening surgery to overcome insecurities about his height.

From his bedroom, Cho Ju-bin, 25, spun illusions and masterminded one of the most notorious sex crime schemes to shake South Korea in years. He blackmailed dozens of young women into providing sexually compromising images and videos, which he sold to tens of thousands of his users. Authorities say he and his collaborators, including a 16-year-old boy, ran the operation through secretive chatrooms on the app Telegram. They hunted for prey through social media and reaped their profits through

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South America Print Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Deployment, Enterprise Size, and Industry

New York, Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “South America Print Management Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Deployment, Enterprise Size, and Industry” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05989600/?utm_source=GNW
Also, print management software can be configured to demand print approvals by managers, teachers, or system administrators, who authorize it.

In many companies, employees regularly access confidential papers, salary information, and other sensitive personal information on papers which are lying open in public at print trays.Print management software eradicates such problems with its capability to facilitate secure print release.

The software provides timely release of confidential documents into print trays to keep the companies information safe.Also, print management software keeps regular check on nearby print environment with the help of automated print queue control to move projects forward.

And in time. The system also alerts when devices require any kind of maintenance,

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South Korean computer ‘geek’ bailed over alleged $360,000 theft from elderly Canberra woman

A South Korean visitor to Australia has been freed on bail despite concerns from ACT police that he will try to flee the country while facing 27 charges of fraud.

Byung Uk Cho, 27, was arrested last month by police at Sydney Airport for allegedly stealing more than $360,000 from an 89-year-old Canberra woman while fixing her computer.

Mr Cho, whose working holiday visa has now expired, had been under police investigation since March when the woman found suspicious transactions in her bank account.

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Mr Cho today applied for bail for a second time in the ACT Magistrates Court, where his lawyer revealed his client had handed the money back to police.

“Last time my client applied for bail the court was concerned if released, he would put those funds beyond reach,” barrister Peter Berg told the court.

“Today my client has

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The one website South African ICT decision makers visit every day

There is only one place where you can reach all South African IT and telecommunications decision makers – MyBroadband.

In October, MyBroadband attracted a readership of over 2 million unique browsers and served these readers over 7 million pages.

What makes this readership unique is that the majority are IT decision makers in their companies and households.

The latest IAB SA and Narratiive statistics provide a detailed breakdown of MyBroadband’s readership:

  • 45,000 CEOs and Company Directors
  • 242,000 Business Owners
  • 1 million IT Managers and Executives

This is the exact audience South African IT and telecoms companies want to reach and engage with to promote their products and services.

Considering the value of this audience, it is no surprise that MyBroadband has seen a spike in marketing campaigns this year.

Companies are now looking for marketing channels which give the highest ROI and excellent value-for-money, which is what MyBroadband is known

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South Dakota governor spars with George Stephanopoulos after she insisted on debunked claim that ‘dead people voted in Pennsylvania’

a woman sitting on a bench: Gov. Kristi Noem (R-South Dakota). AP Photo/James Nord

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Gov. Kristi Noem (R-South Dakota). AP Photo/James Nord

  • South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Sunday said on ABC’s “This Week” that “illegal activities” may have aided President-elect Joe Biden at the ballot box.
  • Noem sparred with host George Stephanopoulos over everything from the coronavirus to allegations of voter fraud.
  • Noem insisted that it was “premature” to call Joe Biden the president-elect until states finishing counting their votes.
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Sunday sparred with ABC News journalist George Stephanopoulos over the results of the presidential election, with the governor saying that “illegal activities” may have aided President-elect Joe Biden at the ballot box.

On ABC’s “This Week,” Stephanopoulos began the conversation by asking Noem if she would work with Biden to fight against the coronavirus in her state, which has had one of the worst rates

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Robots help seniors learn to use technology in South Korea

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (UPI) — In South Korea, one of the most digitally connected societies in the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of contactless technology in everyday life. But one group is finding itself struggling in a fast-changing world of communications apps, fast food-ordering kiosks and robot waiters: senior citizens.

The Seoul city government is trying to help bridge the digital divide with a new program that uses specially designed robots to teach seniors how to use smartphones and touchscreen kiosks. The program, which will teach 3,000 participants over the next three months at 17 facilities, launched last week.

“Our goal is closing the digital gap between young people and seniors,” said Shin Eun-kyong, business outreach manager of the Seoul Digital Foundation, the city agency that is running the program in conjunction with five local district governments.

“There are many mobile devices, kiosks and digital devices these

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Online Survey Software Market to Grow Faster in APAC and South America Through 2024

The online survey software market is expected to grow by USD 2.64 billion, progressing at a CAGR of about 9% during the forecast period. Download Free Sample Report

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Online Survey Software Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

The increased use of online survey software among SMBs is one of the major factors propelling market growth. However, factors such as system integration and interoperability issues will hamper market growth.

More details: https://www.technavio.com/report/online-survey-software-market-industry-analysis

Online Survey Software Market: End-user Landscape

The market witnessed increased demand for online survey software from the market research companies in 2019. The growth in the segment is driven by the ability of online survey software solutions to collect responses from global respondents, facilitate faster data collection, manage complex market research projects, and help users generate reports based on

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Apple announces Apple Watch ECG coming to South Korea shortly

The Apple Watch ECG health feature will be made available to users in South Korea, as Apple prepares to release an updated iOS 14.2 and watchOS 7.1

Following its regulatory approval in August 2020, the ECG or electrocardiogram feature of Apple Watch will now be released in South Korea. It requires Apple Watch Series 4, or later, and also iOS 14.2 and watchOS 7.1, both of which are expected imminently.

“Apple Watch has helped countless people around the world, and we feel humbled that Apple Watch has become such an important part of our customers’ lives,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s Chief Operating Officer, in an Apple statement. “With the launch of [this] feature, Apple Watch is taking the leap to the next level, allowing people to have more information and more power about their health.”

As the Apple Watch’s ECG function is a medical one, many countries require Apple to

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One of the South West’s leading digital agencies shares some SEO tips to drive sales in 2021 | Latest press releases | PressGo

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Smarter Media is a digital agency working with brands including Amaroc, Excalibur and Moovahome. It specialises in intelligent SEO and lead generation by understanding a client’s competitors and gaining a deep understanding of a client’s business

Fiona Scott Media Consultanccy

With more companies working from home and the digital space becoming increasingly important, SEO expert Rob Curtis shares some tips business owners can use to be more effective online.

“Digital marketing is important for any business now,” Rob said. “However with the onset of covid-19, lockdown and continuing restrictions on our ability to move around our own communities or further afield, it’s even more important to take the digital space even more seriously.”

Rob is one of the directors of SEO and lead generation company Smarter Media which has access to world-class expertise in the digital space. One of its non-executive directors is Lukasz Zelezny who is the former SEO Director of

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South Plainfield Schools Offering Support Through Social Emotional Programming, Counseling Sessions

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Through the South Plainfield School District’s Guidance Department, efforts are being made to ensure the social and emotional needs of students are being met during the current healthcare crisis.

In each building, guidance counselors are working with students one-on-one and in groups well as holding various safe and socially distant programs to provide them with much-needed interaction with their peers. 

“Our district turned to virtual learning for four months last spring and started this school year virtually as well. Many of our students have been disconnected from their peer and many do not have opportunities for social interaction” said Sam Fierra, director of guidance for the South Plainfield School District. “Our goal is to provide every student not only the opportunity to meet with their counselor but to also provide a fun activity where students can have some type of social interaction with one another.” 


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