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tv   Shift - Living in the Digital Age  Deutsche Welle  November 8, 2017 4:45am-5:01am CET

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next on d w. it's all happening. of a. link to news from africa and the world. your link to exceptional stories and discussions in the welcome to news program tonight from foreign aid from the news of our website that comes to africa join us on facebook at g.w. africa. shift living in the digital age coming up stars of instagram a fitness app for horses and a high speed bar cooler but first account hacking cyber criminals hijack on line
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profiles of highly rated sellers they put up fake low priced deals to scam bargain hunters customers pay but never receive the goods the money's gone and so is the sellers reputation. or hunk is one of millions of germans who regularly make online purchases occasionally he also sells items on amazon for that he uses the websites shopping platform amazon marketplace one day he noticed something odd about his account. but it must have happened around noon up in the evening after a few hours i saw two thousand products that i'd never even owned and couldn't have sold two thousand customers were waiting for delivery. of the full. cyber criminals had hacked his account they used to offer a whole range of items from computers to beauty products and all for prices that undercut the competition they exploit. holders five star reviews which help to lure
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in unsuspecting buyers. but how do these criminals gain access to other people's accounts expert. says that with the right technology criminals can use public why find networks to spy on people's passwords hackers also use email to try to tease out personal information. that you have just become one of the most well known attempts are made using phishing e-mails authentic looking emails are sent out that look like they're from amazon they're really well made and when you enter your username and password someone's they're recording them for the one by the forward movement because. hackers don't always use the stolen data themselves often these passwords end up for sale on dubious online marketplaces. the good how the identity digital identities are also traded online if certain websites sell the data including e-mail addresses and passwords you can use that to logon to amazon
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and wreak havoc on that account i wasn't on with. my view. once the cyber criminals have access to a profile the real scam can begin unsuspecting customers buy fake products and are asked to pay in advance and to transfer the cash directly to the scammers bank accounts. legally this scam is classified as merchandise fraud it makes up almost a third of all cyber crime. is an attorney who specializes in law he represents clients who've been scammed. these hacker attacks are getting worse and i think they'll keep getting worse in coming years and organized groups are running these frauds. because the problem for buyers is once they've transferred their money to an external bank account they can't get it back.
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that's your god i don't know. who says says all big shopping platforms are under threat the operators are aware of the dangers and recommend certain security measures. amazon urges sellers to activate two step verification in their settings to log in they need their password and an additional security code that's sent to their cell phone by text message and buyers are urged to pay using amazon's shopping platform it's the only way their money can be refunded after a scam generally buyer should be wary of products that seem way too cheap. folders online profile was quickly blocked from its hijackers so he didn't lose any money but it was still frustrated angry buyers have been contacting him for months . there was a shot and others have it as i spent two or three weeks constantly trying to contact amazon and that was the biggest problem it wasn't easy at all. when some of
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. the other problem was doing what they suggested which was cancelling the sale of the products that didn't actually exist at the store near them fortunately amazon has agreed to restore holder's excellent online reputation. shift says protect your logon data. time now to shift ranking instagram accounts with the highest number of followers in fifth place beyond say a german statistics portal analyze the world's most popular instagram accounts celebrities in particular use the platform to share news beyonce first posted pics of her newly born twins here to her one hundred seven million followers. in for christiane ronaldo the real madrid striker likes portray. him self as
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a football hero and a family man on instagram but currently ronaldo was under investigation for tax fraud his pregnant girlfriend three children and one hundred thirteen million followers await the verdict. in third ariana grande day in summer she was made an honorary citizen of manchester for organizing a fund raising concert for the victims of the terror attack at her show in may one hundred fourteen million instagram followers are touched by her compassion. the runner up selena gomez a former u.s. teen idol who now cultivates a more mature image these makeup mishaps will do nothing to deter her one hundred twenty eight million followers. and the winner is instagram's very own account it showcases the best of user's pics curated by instagram is community two hundred twenty seven million followers are hooked. that was this week's
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ranking and now. british artist howard levy is a master of optical illusions he's won over many online fans with his clips and hyper realistic drawings but he's also confounded a lot of them deliberately. which object is real and which is actually. these videos are standard everyday objects that they're not as real as they seem. cowardly challenges his view is to spot the difference testing the preconceptions. of people people to question the reality. of. what makes a video great is the moment at which it becomes something you didn't expect it to be whether it's that you were looking at a drawing and you didn't realize. the drawing or whether you were looking at
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a drawing that then started moving and becomes an animation and mixes with reality . draws the objects but he also films themselves as his drawing and he regarded the final video as the work of us and he often post the result on instagram when he already has almost one hundred seventy five thousand followers it's not elitist in any way it doesn't require somebody to endorse it or to put money behind it it doesn't matter how old you are or how experienced you are how qualified you are anybody can draw video painting an artwork or video creation or anything online and it's judged purely on its own merits. and base is growing by the minute and so is this bank account he's not only selling his prints and drawings he's also making commercials.
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how it used to teach art in new castle in northern england but has been devoting most of his time to making videos since twenty fifteen he's learnt a lot of the techniques online. it's been learnt through other people demonstrating it in no videos on instagram or on youtube into toils if i need to learn something the first place i go is you tube to try and find somebody to teach me how to do it normally i can. he's also trying his hand at animation. models are starting to appear in some of his videos. his characters from hollywood films. is it real is it fake how it can make you wonder if only for a second or two. shift
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says mind boggling. and known as short and sweet the shift abstract. how is this horse doing is anything bothering you. unless you're a horse whisperer it's hard to tell how your trusty steed is doing. a german startup is not developing a fitness tracker for horses foundered energy flow but hopes this will increase training efficiency. as a private also know in particular it's hard to know if you're practicing enough for a tournament what your horse is active enough on the field enjoying the entire day . personality uses the phone's sensors to record a horse's movements in terms of gait intensity distance covered and steps taken for
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now if the op is still in the test phase. that was the upshot have you discovered an interesting op in email is it shift at e.w. dot com we'll check out the best tips on our show. as always we leave shift through the exit our internet find of the week this time high speed park or. nine hundred ninety nine steps leading up to china's tiananmen mountain but maku runners are moving in the opposite direction at breakneck speed and with spectacular acrobatic skill. the austrian pacu athlete other question his film does impressive high speed descent from a first person perspective with an action camera in his mouth the video has more than sixty six million hits on facebook.
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the clip attracted over a hundred thousand comments from while to all. and next time around shift for people with physical impairments smart homes can make everyday life easier users compare notes online about what it's like to use these intelligent systems smart homes for disabled people next week on shift. united in the fight against global warming. made in germany look at the u.n. climate change conference in bonn. high tech geo engineering influences the climate down the gym and activity is heating up the atmosphere of human activity can also
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counteract that enjoy a sound idea or a risky business made in just. thirty minutes d.w. . germany state by state. the most colorful. the liveliest. the most traditional find it all at any time. check in with a web special. take a tour of germany state by state on d w dot com. fake hair and real story. where i come from a lot of women like me you can't fake hair sometimes a hair style takes up to two days that's a lot of time that needs to be filled so people at the salon talk about what's happening in. their lives. begin to journalists to be
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a storyteller and i always want to find those real authentic stories from everyday people who have something to share. with all the time i spent at the salon i feel good quality here when i see it and a good story when i hear it my name is elizabeth shaw and i work at. sun people don't care about me. because they don't see my beauty. some people don't care about me because they think i have nothing to give. but two billion you can do. to them i am everything. their homes. their food. their life you. but day by day i disappear. and so does everything i give.
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two billion people care about me. me. and now. i need. saudia arabia has accused iran of an act of direct military aggression intensifying the conflict between the regional rivals prince mohammed bin solomon made the statement after claiming that iran had supplied rebels in yemen with a missile that was fired towards riyadh.

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