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This weird trick lets hackers hide phishing URLs

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Here’s a challenge for you: you click on a link in your email, and find yourself at the website https://?????.com. Your browser shows the green padlock icon, confirming it’s a secure connection; and it says “Secure” next to it, for added reassurance. And yet, you’ve been phished. Do you know how? The answer is in […]




Calexit Leader Abruptly Quits Campaign to Live Full-Time in Russia

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On 17 April 2017, Louis Marinelli, who had headed a high-profile ballot initiative drive to break California off from the rest of the United States, abruptly announced he was dropping the campaign with plans to live permanently in Russia for the foreseeable future: As I have stated in the past, I do not wish to live […]




Santander says its online banking fraud flaw is fixed

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Santander says its online banking fraud flaw is fixed: Santander says its online banking fraud flaw is fixed. Santander has fixed a flaw in its online banking after it was exposed by Money Mail. The bank …: Google Alert – Fraud Force India boss Vijay Mallya arrested in UK […]




Beware that ‘how to get data’ file may hide GPCODE Ransomware

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A new form of ransomware has made an appearance called “GPCODE Ransomware” It dumps a text file called “how to get data” which infects and locks all files. GPCODE Ransomware infects your PC via: Malicious URLs. Malicious e-mail attachments. Since this particular ransomware also known as the JOKE virus is reported to infect servers which […]




Five bust for Fraudulent Study Permits and Passports

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An operation composed of various police units in the Uitenhage Cluster have made a major breakthrough when suspects involved in falsifying of work, study permits and passports in the Addo and Kirkwood regions were arrested. The operation was conducted during the evening of Thursday, 13 April 2017, and five suspects were apprehended at their residential […]




SAPO warns of Parcel Delivery Scam

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Pretoria – The South African Post Office (Sapo) has warned members of the public to be on alert of a parcel delivery scam designed to defraud them. According to the Post Office, people are contacted telephonically by persons pretending to be from the customs division of the SA Post Office. “The caller informs them that […]




Sneaky Exploit Allows Phishing Attacks From Sites That Look Secure

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Phishing attacks can make even crusading technovangelists paranoid. One wrong click can put you out a ton of cash, or cause a corporate breach. And they evolve constantly. Case in point: A cunning new exploit makes malicious phishing websites appear to have the same URL as known and trusted destinations. You know by now to check your browser […]




Do Menstrual Cycles Synchronize When Women Live Together?

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CLAIM Women’s menstrual cycles synchronize when they live or work in close proximity to one another. Unproven RATING Unproven ORIGIN The idea that women living or working in proximity to one another synchronize their menstrual cycles is particularly persistent, and has now become accepted as conventional wisdom.  However, it’s a relatively new idea — it has […]




ACI Worldwide Showcases Online Fraud Management and Payments Capabilities at Upcoming …

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: ACI Worldwide Showcases Online Fraud Management and Payments Capabilities at Upcoming …: ACI to share insights into machine learning, immediate payments and fraud prevention at MRC London and MVNOs World Congress. Tuesday, April …: Google Alert – Fraud Major SA banks taken to court over Internet fraud: 20 Absa […]




Scammers target Cornish residents with ‘alarming’ phishing email that could steal your information

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Scammers have been targeting people in Cornwall with a new and “alarming” phishing scam to steal personal information, police warn. Police said that the new email scam will look as if it has come from a good Samaritan trying to warn people about having their information stolen, but really it is a scam to do […]




First Full Supreme Court Ruling in Over a Year Has Obama Furious?

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CLAIM The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that ” the only Islam taught to our children in public schools will be the history of Radical Islam and what they can do to help stop it.” false RATING false ORIGIN On 11 April 2017, the “America’s Last Line of Defense” web site published an article positing that […]




The Latest: Electoral board head rejects fraud claims

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: The Latest: Electoral board head rejects fraud claims: The head of Turkey's electoral board has rejected suggestions of fraud in Turkey's referendum that will grant the president vast new powers.: Google Alert – Fraud Product Owner – Fraud – Global eCommerce Travel Leader, Bangkok: View details & apply […]