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Berkeley boffins build better spear-phishing black-box bruiser

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Security researchers from UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the US have come up with a way to mitigate the risk of spear-phishing in corporate environments. In a paper presented at Usenix 2017, titled “Detecting Credential Spearphishing in Enterprise Settings,” Grant Ho, Mobin Javed, Vern Paxson, and David Wagner from UC Berkeley, […]




To catch a fraudster: FBI stops criminals with tips from CO-OP shared branching credit unions

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: To catch a fraudster: FBI stops criminals with tips from CO-OP shared branching credit unions: In some cases, it makes sense for them to stay close to the victimized individual or organization to evade fraud prevention efforts triggered by zip code.: Google Alert – Fraud Overseas Job Fraud: […]




Tweet from ‘Unite the Right’ Organizer’s Account Attacks Charlottesville Murder Victim

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The issuance of an explosive, late-evening tweet from the account of Jason Kessler, organizer of the “Unite the Right” rally that ended in fatal violence one week earlier in Charlottesville, Virginia, has prompted a rare condemnation from the entire length and breadth of the United States political spectrum, from extreme left to extreme right. The criticism […]




Researchers Win $100,000 for New Spear-Phishing Detection Method

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Facebook has awarded this year’s Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely monitored enterprise networks. The five-man research team has focused on detecting spear-phishing attacks alone, and not spam or other types of […]




Data Scientist, Fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Data Scientist, Fraud: Position Purpose: You will build predictive models that solve a variety of fraud, risk and compliance issues to Fiserv's extensive customer base.: Google Alert – Fraud Former CEO of Arthrocare Corporation Convicted for Orchestrating 0 Million Securities Fraud …: A federal jury today convicted the […]




White Nationalists, Neo-Nazis, and Constitutional Limits on Free Speech

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On 17 August 2017, the Washington Post and other outlets reported on a joint statement released by the Northern, Central, and Southern California chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union in response to the violent white-supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on 12 August 2017, which stated in part: For those who are wondering […]




HKMA and HSBC Warn Public Against Phishing Attempts

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In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions: The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and […]




Are ‘Antifa’ and the Alt-Right Equally Violent?

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In the hours and days following the deadly “Unite the Right” rally on 12 August 2017, President Donald Trump laid the blame for the violence that took the lives of three people in Charlottesville, Virginia on “many sides.” The claim that white supremacists and counter-demonstrators carry equal responsibility for the weekend melee in Charlottesville has […]




PwC Explains Why Fraud Governance Means More Than Just Compliance

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: PwC Explains Why Fraud Governance Means More Than Just Compliance: Fraud incidents have increased by over 130 percent in the past year, resulting in significant monetary and reputational losses for financial institutions.: Google Alert – Fraud Shopkeeper pleads guilty to food stamp fraud and theft: PITTSBURGH (AP) — […]




Internet turns on white supremacists and neo-Nazis with doxing, phishing

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reader comments 288 In the wake of last week’s “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia—as well as the vehicular murder of a woman by (probably) a neo-Nazi connected to the event—the quest to identify and out those who marched with white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups last Friday and Saturday is in full swing. In […]




Internet turns on white supremacists and neo-Nazis with doxing, phishing

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reader comments 288 In the wake of last week’s “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia—as well as the vehicular murder of a woman by (probably) a neo-Nazi connected to the event—the quest to identify and out those who marched with white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups last Friday and Saturday is in full swing. In […]




Did ‘Antifa’ Stab a Vermont Man for Not Condemning a Nazi?

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CLAIM A group of anti-fascists attacked and stabbed a man outside his home in Vermont for not condemning a local white nationalist. UNPROVEN RATING UNPROVEN ORIGIN On 16 August 2017, the right-wing web site BigLeaguePolitics.com reported that a Vermont man was attacked by an “antifa mob” — a description the alleged victim said did not come […]


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Fraud Officer

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud Officer: Fraud Officer job paying $ 29.50 p/hr + Super for a top tier bank based in Parramatta CBD.: Google Alert – Fraud Cambodia arrests nearly 400 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals over telecom fraud: China has been battling telecoms fraud that has cost billions of dollars in […]




Scam Watch: Phishing callers using names, numbers you trust

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SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) – Constant calls from unknown numbers in recent months has gone beyond an annoyance as the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York tallies more than 100 phishing phone calls in its Scam Tracker. Those are just the calls that get reported. Each time around, the calls have different names and numbers, but […]