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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 […]




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 […]




Unicode flaw in Chrome and Firefox aids phishing

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Phishers can use a known vulnerability in the Chrome and Firefox web browsers to display domain names using Unicode characters to spoof websites for phishing attacks, a security vendor has shown. Unicode characters representing alphabets such as Greek, Cyrillic, and Armenian in internationalised domain names look the same as Latin letters to users, but are […]




West Virginia Money Smart Week focusses on fraud protection

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: West Virginia Money Smart Week focusses on fraud protection: The AARP Fraud Watch Network was launched in 2013 as a free resource for people of all ages. The website provides information about fraud and …: Google Alert – Fraud Ecuador Opposition candidate alleges fraud: Guillermo Lasso, presidential candidate for […]




PN SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Patriot …

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NEW YORK, April 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Patriot National, Inc. (“Patriot National”) (NYSE:PN) securities between August 15, 2016 and March […]




Callisto Group hackers targeted Foreign Office data in phishing …

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The UK Foreign Office was targeted by a group of determined and well-funded hackers over several months last year.  Research published by cybersecurity firm F-Secure suggested the attack was a “spear-phishing” campaign in which people are sent targeted emails with a link to a false login page to trick users into giving up their username […]




Aluminum Giant Faces Fraud Allegations, Credit Squeeze

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Aluminum Giant Faces Fraud Allegations, Credit Squeeze: Fraud allegations prompted China Hongqiao Group's accountant to suspend its audit, raising the specter of an investigation and credit crunch for a …: Google Alert – Fraud Former Olympian wanted for fraud, missing 527 days, turns self in to Victoria police: Victoria […]




Callisto Group hackers targeted Foreign Office data in phishing scam, cybersecurity firm says

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The UK Foreign Office was targeted by a group of determined and well-funded hackers over several months last year.  Research published by cybersecurity firm F-Secure suggested the attack was a “spear-phishing” campaign in which people are sent targeted emails with a link to a false login page to trick users into giving up their username […]




Pinay judge in Illinois facing fraud charges

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Pinay judge in Illinois facing fraud charges: The well-respected and admired judge was charged with one count of mail fraud affecting a financial institution, and one count of bank fraud, …: Google Alert – Fraud Eli Manning Allegedly Implicated By Emails in Memorabilia Fraud Suit: Getty Images EAST RUTHERFORD, […]




Calisto Group targeted UK government with spear phishing campaign

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The Calisto Group, a cyber-crime gang known to target military personnel, think tanks and journalists in Europe and the South Caucasus, targeted the UK government last year in a series of attacks. The UK’s Foreign Commonwealth Office was targeted over several months in 2016 beginning in April, according to the BBC. But the UK’s National […]




?Let’s Encrypt, Comodo blamed for issuing Apple, PayPal phishing SSL certificates

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Blocked phishing certificates rose over 400 percent during the past year Certificate authorities Let’s Encrypt and Comodo were responsible for nearly all phishing sites with valid SSL/TLS certificates, according to a new analysis. Anti-phishing firm Netcraft says it blocked 47,500 sites with a valid SSL certificate in the first quarter of 2017, with 61 percent […]




7 steps to avoid getting hooked by phishing scams

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High-profile hacking attacks might dominate the headlines, but one of the biggest risks to your security isn’t software vulnerabilities or malware—it’s phishing attacks. There were more than 1.2 million phishing attacks last year alone, up 65 percent over 2015, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). + Also on Network World: 25% to 30% of users […]




Santander fobs off fraud victims in just 24 HOURS

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Santander fobs off fraud victims in just 24 HOURS: FRAUD victims who have lost their life savings are being fobbed off by Santander in as little as 24 hours, Money Mail can reveal. Customers who have …: Google Alert – Fraud Jerseyan admits multimillion-dollar investment fraud scheme: A Monmouth […]