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Real Military Cybercriminal – SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Real Military Cybercriminal Espionage, Cyber Charges Announced: A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist has been charged with espionage on behalf of Iran in an indictment that also charges four Iranians with a cyber campaign targeting U.S. intelligence personnel. Full FBI Wanted Poster [PDF] » Aliases: Fatemah Zahra, Narges Witt Date(s) of Birth Used April 8, 1979 Place of Birth El Paso, Texas Hair Brown Eyes Brown Height 5'6" Weight 120 pounds Sex Female [...]

Major Story – EU Blacklists Nigeria, Libya Over Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Major Story - EU Blacklists Nigeria, Libya Over Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. “The European Commission adopted today a list of 23 third countries with weak rules against money laundering and terrorism financing. I would like first to [...]

Social Media: The New Public Square for Fraudsters – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Social Media: The New Public Square for Fraudsters Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, spoke perhaps one of the most memorable references to social media when he dubbed it the new “public square.” It is true that social media has become the gathering place for all kinds, yet it is not always the right kind. Fraudsters and hackers have been flooding the social scene in recent years, coming together to sell and trade illicit goods.  [...]

Our Website Is Secure – SCARS|RSN™

SCARS|RSN™ Website: Is Secure For a time, to facilitate your access we had to remove the https encryption, but we wanted to assure you that it has been turned back on and all communications between your device and this website are encrypted and secured by SSL https protocol. SSL HTTPS Protocol Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the [...]

Facebook 10 Year Challenge Scam/Hoax – a SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Facebook 10 Year Challenge Scam/Hoax 10 Year Challenge: A Social media Scam Or A Funny Memes Post? If you frequently use Social media, you must have noticed a trend in the past two weeks of people posting their selfies side-by-side, one at current age in 2019 and another one from ten years ago, 2009. Hollywood celebrities like Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Hudson, Isla Fisher, Ryan Seacrest, etc. all are seen promoting this [...]

Stay Safe During Tax Time – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Stay Safe During Tax Time Stay Safe From Cybercrime & Identity Theft During Tax Time Download the Tax-Tips-2018-STC Guide Here »   Provided by the Stop|Think|Connect campaign from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. SCARS is a partner organization to the Campaign.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Phishing Scams, Email Scams, IRS Scams, Tax Scams, Tax Season, Phone Scams, Impersonation Scams, Social Media, Spyware, IRS Employees, IRS Calls, IRS [...]

Top Online Privacy Tips [VIDEO] – SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ & Stop|Think|Connect™

SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ & Stop|Think|Connect™ : Top Online Privacy Tips [VIDEO]   To Join SCARS Visit www.AgainstScams.org To See All Of Our SCARS / RSN Anti-Scam Posters Click Here » Copyright © Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Incorporated [SCARS] Third-Party Copyrights Acknowledged A Division Of The Society Of Citzens Against Relationship Scams Inc. [SCARS] RSN Founded 1991 • SCARS Founded 2015 www.AgainstScams.org     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: SCARS|RSN, ScamTV,  [...]

LGBTQ Online Safety Guide – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: LGBTQ Online Safety Guide What LGBTQ Communities Should Know About Online Safety Download the LGBTQ_Online_Safety Guide [PDF] »   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: LGBTQ, Online Safety, Stop-Think-Connect, USDHS, Department of Homeland Security, Cybersafety, Cybersecurity, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   - - - - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Receiving Gifts From Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Receiving Gifts From Scammers Have You Ever Been Asked By A Scammer For Your Address To Send You A Gift? A VICTIM RECENTLY ASKED: " I have a question to the group. What can it mean if a scammer wants to send me a Christmas surprise? I know that his passport is a fake and he asked for money, but I refused. What I have to expect if he is sending me a [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Avoid Microsoft® Tech Support Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Avoid Microsoft® Tech Support Scams Protect Yourself From Tech Support Scams Courtesy of Microsoft® Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers use scare tactics to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services that supposedly fix the contrived device, platform, or software problems. How Tech Support Scams Work Scammers may call you directly on your phone and pretend to be representatives of a software company. They might even spoof the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Official FBI Video – What Is Social Engineering?

SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Official FBI Video - What Is Social Engineering? The FBI’s Protected Voices initiative provides cybersecurity recommendations to political campaigns on multiple topics, including social engineering, to help mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections. For more information, visit fbi.gov/protected voices. While this video is a little dry and technical, it does describe complete what Social Engineering is and help you understand it. A Romance Scam is a perfect example [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Scammers Can Access Your Bank Accounts

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Scammers Can Access Your Bank Accounts You Opened You Entire Life To Your Scammer They probably asked all they need to access your bank and account via mobile banking. They may use it or sell it. Either way, you need to take action right now! A Significant Number Of Online Security Schemes Use Security Questions To Verify It Is Really You Unfortunately, most people answer these questions with [...]

SCARS|RSN Special Report & Scam Warning: New Fake Bank Scam

SCARS|RSN Special Report & Scam Warning: New Fake Bank Scam We all know that scammers are inventive and resourceful. They will create the most amazing stories to lure in unsuspecting victims. However, a new Zero-Day Scam wins the award for the most audacious. Scammers invented a Fake Bank called SkyNet Yes You Read That Right - SkyNet Here Is The Message That We Received From A Victim Caught Up In This Scam: I’m not sure [...]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic] While threats continue to develop, so does the defense against them. It’s important to remember these past events in order to combat impending attacks. Milestone incidents are what made cybersecurity what it is today – take a look at the top 8 events that changed cybersecurity, and why they (still) matter. Why does this matter to a romance scam victim? Because you are the victim of a [...]

SCARS™ Scam Insight: What Is The Difference Between A Scam Victim And A Scam Survivor?

SCARS™ Scam Insight: What Is The Difference Between A Scam Victim And A Scam Survivor? An Exploration Of Mindsets As an organization, we have had the opportunity to observe the victims of scams from over 27 years. We have had the benefit of expanding our knowledge by professionalizing our activities as registered crime victims' assistance and support providers, in applying victimology and criminalistics, as anthropologists, as specialists in addictive behavior, in the psychology of scams, [...]

Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018

PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATIONS Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018 During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we acknowledge the danger that cyber threats pose to our economy and public infrastructure, and raise awareness about steps we can take to mitigate and prevent future attacks.  As these threats have continued to increase year after year, my Administration remains committed to bolstering our Nation’s cyber defenses and strengthening our national security. Under my Administration, our Nation’s cybersecurity is [...]

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