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Archives for September 2017

Net Neutrality Activists Targeted by Clever Pornhub-Themed …

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Employees of US NGOs Fight for the Future and Free Press were targeted with complex spear-phishing attempts between July 7 and August 8, reported today the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Both organizations targeted in the attacks are currently fighting against for Net Neutrality in the US. Based on currently available evidence, the attacks appear to […]




Wave of new phishing scams texted to Montrealers

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The City of Montreal and Quebec’s automobile insurance board (SAAQ) are warning people that texts claiming to be from them may actually be lures from fraudsters. Both are telling people not to click on the link in texts appearing to be from them under any circumstances. The text-based phishing scams are all similar — people […]




Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Resigns

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Sources: The White House. “Statement from the Press Secretary.” 29 September 2017. Goldstein, Amy and Wagner, John. “Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Resigns After Criticism for Taking Charter Flights at Taxpayer Expense.”Washington Post. 29 September 2017. Alonso-Zaldivar, Ricardo and Lemire, Jonathan. “Trump’s Health Secretary Resigns in Travel Flap.”The Associated Press. 29 September 2017. […]




Ticket touting and fraud is soaring. Blockchain might be the fix

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Ticket touting and fraud is soaring. Blockchain might be the fix: Fraud, bots and touts—people who purchase tickets from official dealers and resell them at higher prices—are some of the endemic problems that …: Google Alert – Fraud SEC charges two initial coin offerings with fraud: The Securities and […]




Net Neutrality Activists Targeted by Clever Pornhub-Themed Phishing Campaign

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Employees of US NGOs Fight for the Future and Free Press were targeted with complex spear-phishing attempts between July 7 and August 8, reported today the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Both organizations targeted in the attacks are currently fighting against for Net Neutrality in the US. Based on currently available evidence, the attacks appear to […]




Net Neutrality Activists Targeted by Clever Pornhub-Themed Phishing Campaign

Fraud Alert:

Employees of US NGOs Fight for the Future and Free Press were targeted with complex spear-phishing attempts between July 7 and August 8, reported today the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Both organizations targeted in the attacks are currently fighting against for Net Neutrality in the US. Based on currently available evidence, the attacks appear to […]




Daily Caller Posts Video of Jewish Journalist Saying ‘Chutzpah’ While Hava Nagila Plays

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On 28 September 2017, the Daily Caller — a news site created by Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson — posted a video to its YouTube channel with the title “New York Times’ Glenn Thrush Has KHOUTSPA”, accompanied by a well-known Jewish folk song called “Hava Nagila“: The New York Times’ Maggie Haberman called attention to the video […]




RBC CEO McKay says AI helping to curb credit card fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: RBC CEO McKay says AI helping to curb credit card fraud: TO) chief executive, Dave McKay, said on Thursday that artificial intelligence (AI) is helping the bank reduce credit card fraud, and he said the bank …: Google Alert – Fraud DEM Voter Fraud in GOP election: Most heavy […]




Watch out: These phishing emails claiming to be a ‘secure message’ from your bank

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Criminals register domains which look like those of legitimate banking websites – but aren’t. Image: Getty Cyber criminals are faking secure messages from banks as a means of delivering malware to victims. Often provided through an online portal, banks often provide secure messaging services for the purposes of communicating with the bank without having to […]




Hugh Hefner, ‘Playboy’ Creator and Pop Culture Icon, Dies

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Hugh Hefner, who became a cultural icon after creating and helming adult magazine Playboy, has died at his home, the Playboy Mansion, of natural causes. He was 91. Hefner worked as a copy writer for Esquire magazine before mortgaging his furniture and raising money from investors (including his own mother) to create Playboy.  “Both lauded and criticized […]




Lynn Tilton beats SEC fraud charges

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Lynn Tilton beats SEC fraud charges: Lynn Tilton, the chief of private equity firm Patriarch Partners, has won her high-profile fight against US securities regulators' charges that she duped …: Google Alert – Fraud Financier Lynn Tilton defeats SEC fraud charges: FILE PHOTO: New York financier Lynn Tilton, (C) […]




Beware of This New Phishing Scam Targeting Netflix Customers …

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Between binge watching 30 Rock, Louie, and all the other TV shows soon leaving Netflix, keep your eyes peeled for a sneaky phishing scam that’s currently targeting the streaming platform’s customers. As WGN-TV reports, subscribers have reported receiving fake (yet very official-looking) emails that appear to come from Netflix, informing them that their account has […]




Is Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana use on the Rise?

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CLAIM Fentanyl-laced marijuana use is a real and growing concern in the United States. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN At numerous times in 2017, local news stories reporting overdose incidents from “fentanyl-laced” marijuana have gone viral. Fentanyl, a relatively cheap opioid that is much stronger than heroin, is sometimes cut with other opioids to increase potency. On […]




Wire Fraud Specialist II

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Wire Fraud Specialist II: Wire Fraud Specialist II. Responsible for moderately complex research and analysis of high dollar account activity to assess levels of risk.: Google Alert – Fraud Ask the Consul – Fraud and Consequences: These days, more and more Dominicans are visiting the United States. Everyone […]