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Archives for 04/13/2017

?Let’s Encrypt, Comodo blamed for issuing Apple, PayPal phishing SSL certificates

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Blocked phishing certificates rose over 400 percent during the past year Certificate authorities Let’s Encrypt and Comodo were responsible for nearly all phishing sites with valid SSL/TLS certificates, according to a new analysis. Anti-phishing firm Netcraft says it blocked 47,500 sites with a valid SSL certificate in the first quarter of 2017, with 61 percent […]




Did the Media Report the Criminal History of the Wrong David Dao?

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On 9 April 2017, passengers recorded videos on their camera phones of United Airlines flight 3411 passenger David Dao being dragged off the plane and posted the violent images to social media. The sight of the 69-year-old Kentucky physician’s bloody face and traumatized behavior caused a wave of outrage across the Internet. That outrage was compounded when […]




Intelligence Analyst

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Intelligence Analyst: Utilise your expertise to provide analytical insights to enable Group Security to anticipate and disrupt fraud threats to the Group.: Google Alert – Fraud Which sectors are most vulnerable to small business fraud?: Here, managing director at business intelligence firm Accura, Jim Wadsworth, reveals the common […]