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Deputy Presidency warns against phishing emails in Ramaphosa’s name

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JOHANNESBURG – The office of the Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa has warned the public against phishing emails sent in his name.  According to Tyrone Seale, Ramaphosa’s spokesperson, “the office of the Deputy President can confirm that several phishing emails have been sent in the name of the Deputy President. We urge people not to open them.” […]




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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud Agent: Analyze and decide the approval of E-Commerce orders through ClearSale's Fraud Application to minimize fraud losses. • Analyze groups of orders in …: Google Alert – Fraud Leaders of Venezuela's Bruised Opposition to Travel Abroad to Denounce 'Voting Fraud': "We made a huge effort, we aimed to […]




Google Chrome adds Predictive Phishing Protection, Better Gmail security

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(No Ratings Yet) Loading… Chrome will use insights from the Safe Browsing filter to predict new phishing sites. Google has announced a pair of security improvements for its Chrome browser. Now, users will get smarter browser featuring with a new predictive phishing feature and high-risk Gmail users will get an added layer of security. We […]




4 face bank fraud charges in mortgage scheme

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: 4 face bank fraud charges in mortgage scheme: A real estate investor, a builder, a mortgage loan officer and a real estate settlement attorney are facing charges related to allegedly using "straw …: Google Alert – Fraud Fraud Analyst – Move Money Solutions: As the Fraud Analyst for Operations […]




Google Chrome can now spot even brand new phishing pages

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Google is stepping up defenses against phishing through a new predictive feature coming to Chrome and its Advanced Protection Program for high-risk Gmail users. Google has updated its Safe Browsing technology to warn users when they visit a new phishing page that hasn’t existed long enough to be detected by Safe Browsing as a known […]




New Jersey-Based Trader Pleads Guilty to Commodities Fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: New Jersey-Based Trader Pleads Guilty to Commodities Fraud: The founder and CEO of Wright Time Capital Group, Michael Wright, pleaded guilty to one count of commodities fraud late Friday, the U.S. Attorney for …: Google Alert – Fraud Feds arrest, conviction in immigration marriage fraud case used a fake […]




Police help woman get back half the money lost through phishing

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VIRUDHUNAGAR A woman victim, who lost ?44,000 to a phishing fraud, got back ?22,000, thanks to the prompt action taken by Virudhunagar district police. Superintendent of Police M. Rajarajan said on Monday that the swift action by Cyber Crime police helped the woman, Karthik (35) of Narikudi, get back her money. He said Cyber Crime […]




Chargebacks911: eCommerce Merchants Face Growing Costs Amid Rising Identity Theft Fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Chargebacks911: eCommerce Merchants Face Growing Costs Amid Rising Identity Theft Fraud: TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — A recent study by Javelin Strategy & Research revealed that identity fraud increased 16% …: Google Alert – Fraud Columbus man arrested for fraud, theft: COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – One […]




SMS phishing: The mobile security risk you need to know about

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Social engineering schemes targeted at executives and business decision-makers are big business for cybercriminals. The FBI reports CEO email scams cost US businesses over $360 million in 2016. However, the latest mobile security risk could land in your text message folder, not your email inbox. SMS phishing, or “smishing,” is on the rise. Though SMS […]




Ex-Lumber Company Salesman Gets Prison Term in Fraud Scheme

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Ex-Lumber Company Salesman Gets Prison Term in Fraud Scheme: A former lumber company salesman has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud customers and lying about it to a …: Google Alert – Fraud Researcher for President Trump's voter fraud commission […]




Netflix users beware – there’s a phishing scam after your credit card details

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Netflix users have more to worry about than price hikes, as they could now be the target of a phishing scam that goes after personal and business emails in an attempt to glean sensitive information.  Spotted by cyber security researchers at PhishMe, the phishing scam aims to trick Neflix users into revealing their credit card details […]




Netflix phishing attack is not chill – TheINQUIRER

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A PHISHING AWARENESS OUTFIT has discovered a phishing attack that targets both the business and personal accounts of Netflix users. PhishMe, the angling outfit, reports that the phishing attack looks like a Netflix account renewal email and smells like a Netflix account renewal email. It adds that the option to update bags the phishing bad guys […]




Michelle Singletary: Learn how to protect seniors from fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Michelle Singletary: Learn how to protect seniors from fraud: The survey found that, most often, the attempted fraud was initiated with a telephone call. Nearly 22 percent of scam attempts were made via email or …: Google Alert – Fraud Investor reports losing £100000 in a 'Barclays bond' fraud, […]