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Archives for 06/05/2019

Kansas contractor pleads guilty to $346m fraud through fake veteran, minority status

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Kansas contractor pleads guilty to 6m fraud through fake veteran, minority status: Matthew McPherson, 43, the owner of Topeka-based McPherson Contractors, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud …: Google Alert – Fraud Ex-Tennessee college worker charged with student loan fraud: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) […]

Hackers Can Now Bypass Two-Factor Authentication With a New Kind of Phishing Scam

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Two-factor authentication, the added security step that requires people enter a code sent to their phone or email, has traditionally worked to keep usernames and passwords safe from phishing attacks. However, security experts have demonstrated an automated phishing attack that can cut through that added layer of security—also called 2FA—potentially tricking unsuspecting users into sharing […]