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Archives for 08/30/2017

20 People Charged in Fraud Scam That Victimizes Older People

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: 20 People Charged in Fraud Scam That Victimizes Older People: Federal prosecutors said in a news release Tuesday that six people from Dubuque and the surrounding area have been indicted for wire fraud.: Google Alert – Fraud Former Durban school principal's fraud trial stalls: The trial of erstwhile […]




Office 365 Protects Itself as Prime Target for Spear-Phishing

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A Barracuda report released Aug. 30 said that bad actors are using spear-phishing, account compromise, and insider impersonation to target Office 365 users. Both Federal and state governments use Office 365 for reasons such as cost savings, security, privacy, and accessibility. The State of New York saved $3 million a year when it adopted Office 365 […]




It takes around six seconds to hack a credit or debit card

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By Brian Richardson, CEO and Co-Founder, WIZZIT International A study released in December 2016 estimated it takes around six seconds to hack a credit or debit card. That means working out the card number, expiry date and security code of any debit or credit in the same time it takes to click ‘complete purchase’. The […]




United States Has Yet to Accept Mexican Offer of Harvey Aid

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In late August 2017, after Harvey slammed into Houston as a category 4 hurricane, dumping a record amount of rain onto the region and causing catastrophic flooding, the Mexican government offered to help relief efforts in Texas. However, neither Texas Gov. Greg Abbott nor the U.S. State Department has signaled that they would accept the […]