U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Cut Down on Robocalling  MacRumors · 2 days
The United States Senate today voted almost unanimously to approve an anti-robocalling bill that would cut down on... more
Paying to promote your tweets won’t do much for your personal brand  THE VERGE · 3 days
Why do people pay to promote their tweets? Is the whole promoted tweet marketplace a scam, or can a promoted tweet make you famous... more
£27m lost in cryptocurrency 'scammers' paradise'  Sky News · 4 days
Fraud victims lost more than £27m to cryptocurrency and foreign exchange investment scams in the last financial year, new figures show. more
University of Calgary journal targeted by serial 'hijacker' of scientific publications  CBC · 1 week
A University of Calgary journal is the among the targets of a serial "hijacker" who... more
GozNym cyber-crime gang which stole millions busted  BBC · 1 week
Prosecutions are announced in four countries over the scam, which hit thousands of bank accounts. more
Help coming on blocking scam calls for robocall-plagued US  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. more
How cryptocurrency scams work  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Millions of cryptocurrency investors have been scammed out of massive sums of real money. In 2018, losses from cryptocurrency-related crimes amounted to US$1.7 billion. The criminals use both old-fashioned and new-technology tactics to swindle their marks in schemes based on... more
From catfish to romance fraud, how to avoid getting caught in any online scam  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Data privacy research front and center at human computer interaction event  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Shortcomings of security breach notifications, best practices for phishing warnings and lessons learned from the use of analytics to improve student performance are among several studies... more
How to stop scammers from stealing your phone number - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Once a hacker steals your number, your bank account may be at risk as well. Learn how to protect yourself from port-out scams. more
Fraudster poses as actor online to dupe woman  BBC · 4 weeks
Police warn online fraud is an "epidemic" after a woman is scammed by a man posing as Jason Statham. more
GoDaddy Shuts Down 15,000 Subdomains Used for Online Scams, Resets Account Passwords  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
GoDaddy has taken down over 15,000 subdomains that were being used by online scammers to sell fake products. more
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