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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Acorda …

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If you are a shareholder who purchased Acorda securities between April 18, 2016, and November 14, 2017, both dates inclusive, you have until January 17, 2018, to ask the Court to appoint you as Lead Plaintiff for the class.  A copy of the Complaint can be obtained at www.pomerantzlaw.com.   To discuss this action, contact […]




To avoid phishing hooks don’t swim with the shoal

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For phishing to work, it needs clicks. Victims have to open an email, reply, click on a link, or open up an attachment. And click they do, in droves. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) estimates that there were at least 592,335 unique phishing attacks in the first half of 2017, while there are estimates that […]




To avoid phishing hooks don’t swim with the shoal

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For phishing to work, it needs clicks. Victims have to open an email, reply, click on a link, or open up an attachment. And click they do, in droves. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) estimates that there were at least 592,335 unique phishing attacks in the first half of 2017, while there are estimates that […]




Trump Administration Bans CDC Officials From Using Certain Words

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On 15 December 2017, the Washington Post first reported that a senior CDC leader instructed policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention not to use certain words in documents “related to the budget and supporting materials that are to be given to the CDC’s partners and to Congress”, citing an unnamed policy […]




SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of …

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Levi Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of Qudian Inc. (NYSE:QD) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. On October 17, 2017, Qudian issued 37.5 American Depositary Shares at $24 per share in its Initial Public Offering. Then on November 21, 2017, Chinese media reported that the personal information of millions of […]




IRS says new phishing scam targets Hotmail users

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By: Craig Johnson Updated: Dec 14, 2017 – 1:24 PM “); } if ($(imageDivId).length == 0) { $(“#wrapper”).after(contentText); } })(jQuery); The Internal Revenue Service is warning email users of a new scam targeting taxpayers and tax professionals. The scheme uses “phishing,” a tactic in which an impostor posing as a legitimate entity lures people to hand […]




Reading a Story With Unnamed Sources

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“Does President Trump drink a dozen diet cokes every day?” This is just one example of the questions we occasionally get from our readers asking us to fact check viral stories in which the original source for the story is a credible news organization employing unnamed sources. The question above references a 9 December 2017 […]




INCR SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of Commencement of a Class …

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Woman, 84, loses £140,000 in phone ‘phishing’ scam – BBC News

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Police have warned the public to be vigilant after a 74-year-old Dundee woman lost £140,000 in a telephone “phishing” fraud. Tayside residents have been targeted by callers pretending to be from their banks or other business companies. Victims are encouraged to either transfer money to another account or provide personal banking details. A 75-year-old Montrose […]




Kentucky State Lawmaker Facing Assault Allegations Kills Himself

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Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky known for inflammatory Facebook posts comparing Barack and Michelle Obama to monkeys and who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, killed himself Wednesday night. He was 57. Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell said Johnson shot himself on […]




Individualism may make you better at catching a phish: Research

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(Image: iStock) The vast majority of cybersecurity breaches start with someone clicking on a link in an email. Phishing works, and continues to work, because it exploits weaknesses in human psychology and organisational culture. New research suggests that national culture is also a factor, and an important one; perhaps as important as an individual’s overall […]




Do Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat Eaters?

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CLAIM Vegetarians live longer than meat eaters. UNPROVEN RATING UNPROVEN ORIGIN A popular topic of debate on Facebook timelines (and around family dinner tables) is whether or not it is healthy to eschew eating meat. Well-informed advocates of the practice will likely eventually point to scientific research demonstrating that vegans or vegetarians live longer lives […]




PSNI warn of phishing scam over Christmas period

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Detectives have warned the people of Northern Ireland of the phishing scam. December 12 2017 PSNI have again reinforced how important it is to know the difference between a phishing email and a genuine email. The Police Service of Northern Ireland posted on Twitter for the people of Northern Ireland to be extra vigilante at […]