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Archives for 06/08/2017

Russians apparently ‘targeted US election via phishing attacks’

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If you’re a US citizen concerned about the integrity of presidential elections, the next paragraph might raise issues that are stressful to contemplate. in 2016, hackers had some success spear-phishing a US voting software company to target 122 election officials. The NSA detected and analysed the attacks in a report. Unfortunately, the report has now […]




Russians apparently ‘targeted US election via phishing attacks’

Fraud Alert:

If you’re a US citizen concerned about the integrity of presidential elections, the next paragraph might raise issues that are stressful to contemplate. in 2016, hackers had some success spear-phishing a US voting software company to target 122 election officials. The NSA detected and analysed the attacks in a report. Unfortunately, the report has now […]




Identity Theft & Fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Identity Theft & Fraud: Identity Theft and Fraud. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information such as: Name. Credit card number or other identifying …: Google Alert – Fraud Band A – Head of Fraud and Debt Data Sharing Team (Ref: 1589): It is estimated that between […]




Fake News threatens SA’s Stability

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KwaZulu-Natal Acting Premier Sihle Zikalala has issued a strong warning against the proliferation of fake news, describing it as a serious threat which could undermine the stability of countries. Addressing hundreds of delegates attending the 69th World News Media Congress at Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Wednesday, Zikalala, who is also […]




FAKE: Hillbrow police station robbed of their pistols, food and seized stolen goods while they were sleeping

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The ‘news’ that police in Hillbrow were robbed of their pistols and stolen goods while they were sleeping has been received with dismay by the Gauteng South African Police Service management. The statement published on social networks is fake news that has been making the rounds. No pistols or stolen goods have been stolen from […]




A Guide to the UK General Election

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Voters in the UK go to the polls on 8 June 2017 in the second general election in just over two years, after a dramatic campaign marked by two major terrorist attacks in Manchester and London, crucial Brexit negotiations looming, and the possibility of what would be an upset of historic proportions.  This is the Snopes.com […]