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Archives for 01/09/2018

Fraudulent SANDF Job Adverts

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has noted false advertisements that have been circulating on social media on the recruitment of new members for the Military Skills Development System (MSDS). The SANDF said it has not issued any advertisement with regards to the recruitment of new members yet. The advertisement for 2018 recruitment will […]

2018 Winter Olympics being used as phishing attack bait

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2018 Winter Olympics being used as phishing attack bait The opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea is still a month away, but cyber-criminals have already started using it as part of their social engineering plans in several phishing attacks aimed at groups involved with the games. The attack centres around emails […]

Did a University of California Student Sue Her School for Failing to Stop Her From Protesting Trump?

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On 7 January 2018, the conservative published a story reporting that University of California, San Diego student Maria Ana Flores was suing the school for failing to stop her from joining a 9 November 2016 protest against the election of President Donald Trump, which resulted in her walking onto the I-5 freeway with other demonstrators […]

Loan waiver scheme a fraud: SAD

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Loan waiver scheme a fraud: SAD: Hitting out at the Congress government in Punjab over its “partial farm loan waiver” instead of a complete one – as had been “promised” before the polls – the Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday termed the scheme a "fraud played on the […]