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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™ Special Report: It’s Time To Leave Yahoo Mail

RSN™ Special Report: It's Time To Leave Yahoo Mail It's Been Two Years Since Yahoo's Data Breach - What Have You Done To Stay Safe? Far Too Often Victims Believe "THEM, NOT ME" Except, 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked The massive data breach can be an opportunity to do some cleanup and implement security recommendations. If you had a Yahoo account in 2013, your name and password were stolen. Not maybe, they were! Yahoo expanded the [...]

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested 74 Arrested In Coordinated International Enforcement Operation Targeting Hundreds Of Individuals In Business Email Compromise Schemes 42 Alleged Fraudsters Arrested in the United States Federal authorities announced that in June a significant coordinated effort was executed to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. Operation Wire Wire, a coordinated law enforcement effort by [...]

RSN™ Infographic – Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves?

RSN™ Infographic - Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves? Do You Know All The Ways An Identity Thief Can Target Victims Online? There were over 15 million victims of identity fraud in 2016, and it is estimated that it doubled in 2017. Javelin Research reports that overall fraud incidence rose 16% in 2016 to affect 6.15% of U.S. consumers, from 5.30% in 2015 — the highest on record. Smart thieves are using new and increasingly convincing [...]

RSN™ Insight: Unmasking the Nigerian Email Scammers

RSN™ Insight: Unmasking the Nigerian Email Scammers BY BOWEN XIAO, Epoch Times October 17, 2018 Updated: October 17, 2018 The following was excerpted to assure its continued availability. Source » Stolen Profits From BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE (BEC) Schemes, Including The Infamous “Nigerian” Email Scams, Have Grown Exponentially Across The Globe Over The Past Decade. From January 2015 to February 2017, identified losses from such scams had increased 1,300 percent, totaling over $3 billion globally. By May 2018, the losses had grown [...]

ONLINE SAFETY: It’s Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work

ONLINE SAFETY: It's Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work The lines between our work and daily lives are becoming increasingly blurred, and it is more important than ever to be certain that smart cybersecurity practices carry over between the two. When you are on the job – whether it’s at a corporate office, local restaurant, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency –‒ your organization’s online security is a shared responsibility. A culture of cybersecurity in your organization includes all [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018 Europol Warns You Could Become A Cybercrime Victim From ransomware through to cryptocurrency scams, Europol says it wants to stop criminals from making you a victim. Europol has warned of 15 ways in which people can fall prey to cybercriminals as it launched a report on the dangers of the web. The report, the fifth annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), is being presented [...]

RSN™ Guide: Email Phishing Scams

RSN™ Guide: Email Phishing Scams Email scams, also called phishing scams, are when a cyber scammer contacts you out of the blue and tries to tricks you into clicking a dangerous link or filling in your personal information or bank details. Portions from Which.co.uk (copyrights acknowledged) What Is A Phishing Scam? Phishing is when a cybercriminal contacts you out of the blue (usually by email) and convinces you to hand over your personal information or [...]

ALERT: NEW ROMANCE SCAM

ALERT: NEW ROMANCE SCAM We are hearing of a new variation on Romance Money Scams. In this case, the scammer asks for you full contact information, including address, to send you a gift or gifts. Then you get an email from "Customs" telling you that you have to pay duties/taxes on the gifts - but Customers Services don't do that by email. They hold the items and deliver notice in written form (regular mail). If [...]

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