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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, […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




Johnny Depp's ex-business managers face federal probes for fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Johnny Depp's ex-business managers face federal probes for fraud: The IRS and the Justice Department are investigating whether the Management Group committed fraud and money laundering. The SEC is probing …: Google Alert – Fraud Schenectady woman pleads guilty to welfare fraud: SCHENECTADY — A woman has pleaded guilty […]




Gmail now warns iOS users about suspicious links in fight against phishing threats

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Should you really be clicking on those links you just received in your email? Despite all the headlines about zero-day threats and state-sponsored attacks, the rather less dramatic truth is that the majority of security incidents start with a user simply clicking on a malicious link or opening a dangerous attachment – threats that we’ve […]




Fraud Investigator in Las Vegas, NV at Credit One Bank

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud Investigator in Las Vegas, NV at Credit One Bank: Confirms that all account holder claims of fraud are processed, investigated and resolved in accordance with all Federal, State and Local laws and …: Google Alert – Fraud MalwareTech,' Hero Who Stopped Ransomware Attack, Pleads Not Guilty to Computer […]




No more shady links! Google rolls out anti-phishing mechanisms for …

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SAN FRANCISCO: Google has rolled out its anti-phishing mechanisms for the Gmail app for iPhone users that will warn you about potential phishing attacks when you click on a shady link. Google said the new feature will take nearly two weeks before it is available everywhere. According to a statement, Google said that if you […]




Week in Review: Voter fraud probes and a House Speaker challenge heating up

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Week in Review: Voter fraud probes and a House Speaker challenge heating up: The Texas Attorney General's Office is setting its sights on a giant Texas law firm in a voter fraud investigation that centers in Tarrant County. At issue: …: Google Alert – Fraud Richmond Woman Awaiting Sentencing […]