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Paypal Scams [Video]

Paypal Scams

PayPal scam uses account fraud scare tactics to phish personal data Cybercrooks are sending out spam emails that falsely warn recipients that their PayPal account activity has been temporarily limited, citing an account fraud issue. A phishing email scam that warns PayPal users of possible fraudulent account activity in hopes of scaring personally identifiable information …

Ransonware Scams

malware

Fake Ransomware Attacks Are Tricking Businesses Into Paying Lee Mathews How terrified are people of losing their data to a ransomware infection? So terrified that they’ll pay ransoms even when their computers aren’t actually infected. While Spora might be the sophisticated future of ransomware, cybercriminals have also cooked up a much less sophisticated way to …

Ticket Resale Ponzi

Ponzi

SEC Announces Charges in Hamilton Ticket Resale Ponzi Scheme Washington D.C., Jan. 27, 2017 —The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against two New York City men accused of running a Ponzi scheme with money raised from investors to fund businesses purportedly created to purchase and resell tickets to such high-demand shows as …

Binary Trading Fraud [Video]

Binary trading

The terrible cost of binary trading fraud: father of four commits suicide after losing £183,000 I’ve lost my house, my retirement money and my business, damn you Unable to face the future, Fred Turbide went to his garage, put a gun to his chest and pulled the trigger. He’d just written a final message to …

Breach Trends 2016

Breach

Top data breach trends in 2016 — Phishing, skimming rise; hacking holds ground In a year marked by massive data breaches, trends report finds skimming and phishing made waves in 2016.When news broke in December of a massive data breach at Yahoo, it was met with a collective “This, again? Didn’t they just report a …

Is Social Security a Ponzi?

Social security

Trump’s Budget Nominee Still Thinks Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme And he wants to raise the retirement age. href=”http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/michael-mcauliff” data-beacon=”{“p”:{“lnid”:”author”}}” data-plid=”michael-mcauliff”>Michael McAuliff WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s choice to manage the federal government’s budget admitted Tuesday that Social Security is in fact constitutional, but he was still not willing to renounce his description of …

Cyber Crime Soars

CyberCrime

FRAUD TOPS A BILLION POUNDS AS CYBER CRIME SOARS Accountants KPMG reported the 55 per cent year-on-year rise and issued a warning about large-scale cyber scams It was the first time the value of fraud going through the court system had topped £1bn since 2011 The value of fraud committed in the UK last year …

Google Play Store Apps

Apps

New Ransomware “Charger” Found On The Google Play Store By John Anon A new app which became available to download from the Google Play Store was found to contain a new ransomware which is now being labeled as “Charger”, according to a new report published by Check Point. The app in question was Energy Rescue …

IoT Security

IoT

IoT Devices Growing To 46 Billion; Security Breaches Seen by Chase Martin, Recent large-scale IoT-driven cyberattacks may only be the beginning if the security in consumer IoT devices remains unchanged. As the number of connected devices increases, so does the security risk if the market doesn’t address IoT cybersecurity, according to a new report by …

Celebgate Sentencing

Celebgate

Celebgate Update Chicagoan gets prison for ‘Celebgate’ nude-photo hacking that judge calls ‘abhorrent’ Edward Majerczyk is by all accounts an intensely private person, a self-described computer nerd who once referred to himself in a social media post as an “avid indoorsman.” On Tuesday, the soft-spoken Majerczyk was sentenced to nine months in prison for a …