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Archives for 07/12/2017

Fraud Alerts

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud Alerts: Check back often to stay up to date on the latest fraud and scams so you can better protect yourself from financial fraud.: Google Alert – Fraud Dems: Why did DOJ dismiss fraud case connected to Russian lawyer?: Prevezon Holdings Ltd., a $ 230 million fraud […]

How Vulnerable Are We to Phishing? Our Sysadmin Wanted to Find Out

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I’m sure everyone reading this is now aware of the threat that so-called ‘Ransomware’ attacks pose to businesses and consumers alike. There is a perception that this is a new problem, but the first known attack actually happened way back in 1989 , distributed by post on a 5.25” disk (anyone else remember those?). Back […]

U.S. Intercepts, Destroys Missile off Coast of Alaska in Planned Test

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On 11 July 2017, the United States Missile Defense Agency announced a successful test of the their Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which is designed to detect, intercept, and destroy intermediate range intercontinental ballistic missiles before they reach a target on US soil: A ballistic missile target was air-launched by a U.S. Air Force […]