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Archives for 09/30/2017

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 […]