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Archives for 04/24/2017

eBay denies claims it's failing to thwart 'systematic fraud'

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: eBay denies claims it's failing to thwart 'systematic fraud': The person claimed a group of fraudsters have seemingly found a way around PayPal/eBay's anti-fraud system through a complex multi-stage scam.: Google Alert – Fraud Rare Vote Fraud Case Ends in Fine, No Jail as State Photo ID Debate […]




iPhone users, don’t click on this classic phishing link – BGR

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Over the past few years, phishing attacks targeting iPhone users have become increasingly more sophisticated. Indeed, the never-ending battle between end-users and phishers has become something of a cat-and-mouse game: as end-users become more vigilant in detecting spam, cyber criminals step up their game and start sending out even more convincing emails and messages designed to trick unsuspecting […]




Parents’ Nightmare

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CLAIM The April 2005 issue of Parents magazine displayed unfortunate cover placement. false RATING false ORIGIN Back in the days when I toiled at our local newspaper, I was part of the group responsible for the paper’s daily layout, which meant we were also tasked with catching and preventing typos, misprints, undesirable placement of advertising […]