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Archives for 11/18/2017

Avoiding cyber attacks

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Of all the cybersecurity risks at Harvard, phishing is always at or near the top of the list. The fraudulent emails that try to trick recipients into giving up personal information, money, or both have been steadily on the rise across campuses everywhere, including here in Cambridge, according to Chief Information Security Officer Christian Hamer. […]




Was Roy Moore Banned From Mall For Harassing Teen Girls?

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On 13 November 2017, The New Yorker reported, based on interviews with multiple local sources, that Alabama Senate candidate and twice-removed state Supreme Court judge Roy Moore had been banned from the mall in Gadsden, Alabama because of his predatory behavior toward young girls. The report, however, is based on sources recalling a rumor, in […]




McDowell family indicted in connection to insurance fraud schemes

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: McDowell family indicted in connection to insurance fraud schemes: Windell Lester, 66: Four counts of wire fraud; 14 counts of mail fraud; four counts of unlawful monetary transactions; two counts of arson conspiracy; …: Google Alert – Fraud Officials Try to Identify 'John Doe' Convicted in Fraud Case: Federal […]