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Archives for 08/20/2017

Berkeley boffins build better spear-phishing black-box bruiser

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Security researchers from UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the US have come up with a way to mitigate the risk of spear-phishing in corporate environments. In a paper presented at Usenix 2017, titled “Detecting Credential Spearphishing in Enterprise Settings,” Grant Ho, Mobin Javed, Vern Paxson, and David Wagner from UC Berkeley, […]




To catch a fraudster: FBI stops criminals with tips from CO-OP shared branching credit unions

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: To catch a fraudster: FBI stops criminals with tips from CO-OP shared branching credit unions: In some cases, it makes sense for them to stay close to the victimized individual or organization to evade fraud prevention efforts triggered by zip code.: Google Alert – Fraud Overseas Job Fraud: […]




Tweet from ‘Unite the Right’ Organizer’s Account Attacks Charlottesville Murder Victim

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The issuance of an explosive, late-evening tweet from the account of Jason Kessler, organizer of the “Unite the Right” rally that ended in fatal violence one week earlier in Charlottesville, Virginia, has prompted a rare condemnation from the entire length and breadth of the United States political spectrum, from extreme left to extreme right. The criticism […]