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Archives for 12/04/2017

SEC's Cyber Unit files first charges, alleges fraud scheme

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: SEC's Cyber Unit files first charges, alleges fraud scheme: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday said its new Cyber Unit has filed its first charges, alleging that a privately held company called PlexCorps and its top two officials had defrauded investors. The regulatory […]

Salted Hash Ep 10: Office 365 phishing examples, the bad and the ugly

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This week’s episode of Salted Hash is a personal one, as we’re taking a look at some Office 365 phishing emails that have targeted staffers at CSO Online and The attempts themselves are really low quality, but they work. We’ve covered this topic a lot this quarter and since we’ve gotten questions, it’s clear […]

Did Tokyo Open the First Human Meat Restaurant?

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CLAIM A new restaurant recently opened in Japan is the first in the world to legally offer human meat to diners. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN In November 2017, many Internet users began encountering multiply posted versions of an article reporting that the city of Tokyo had recently seen the opening of a restaurant (operating under […]