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Revealed That Bank Scam Cases Double In Just One Year As Conmen Trick 84,000 Savers Into Handing Over £350Million – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Revealed That Bank Scam Cases Double In Just One Year As Conmen Trick 84,000 Savers Into Handing Over £350Million In some cases, fraudsters posing as legitimate companies or organizations Banks recorded 84,624 cases of so-called authorized push payment fraud In total victims lost £354.3million – a 50 per cent increase compared to 2017 Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A [...]

United Nations Global Crybercrime – SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: United Nations Global Crybercrime The United Nations UNIDIR Cybercrime Policy Portal This page will help you to understand the global cybercrime legal and treaty frameworks in place and being developed. Sadly some countries are decades behind in the control of cybercrimes. Even the well-developed countries are lacking in frameworks that will both control and allow for the enforcement of existing law and apprehension of criminals. The following is provided courtesy of the [...]

Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS: Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool No More Ransom To The Rescue: New Decryption Tool Released For Latest Version Of Gandcrab Ransomware Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments The wait for the victims of GandCrab is over: a new decryption tool has been released today for free on the No More Ransom depository for the latest strand of GandCrab, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware to date. This tool was [...]

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.  [...]

Threats And Your Local Risk – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Threats And Your Local Risk Are You Worried That Scammers Will Come After You? We have heard from countless victims who truly feared for their lives! Almost always without real reason, but for every rule there are exceptions. Let's Break Down What Your Real Risks Are: First, it is important to understand that not all scammers or online criminals are African. Frankly, this makes a major difference in the type and magnitude of [...]

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018 As a result of Congress' unwillingness to fund our national security (including cybersecurity), we received this from the United States Department of Homeland Security: STC Partners, Please note, that due to the current federal budgetary lapse and funding hiatus, certain STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign engagements, including our Partner Call, are being deferred and/or canceled. As such, in fairness to both our private and public-sector partners, the next STC [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Winter 2019 Anti-Scam Campaign Ad

SCARS|RSN™ Winter 2019 Anti-Scam Campaign Ad The following is our new advertisement that will appear in English-language publications in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the U.K. during January through March 2019 Copyright © 2018 Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-Crime Police Bust Nigerian-Led Gang That Cheated 21 People In India The Ahmedabad Cybercrime Police On Monday, December 9, Busted A Racket Involving Six Members From Nigeria, Uganda, And India According to the complaint filed by one of the victims, one Nigerian national identified as Lawrence Okosun,40, sent Kheradiya a friend request on Facebook claiming to be based in London. Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India [...]

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™ Guide: Creating A Password

RSN™ Guide: Creating A Password Creating a strong password is an essential step to protecting yourself online. Using long and complex passwords is one of the easiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime. No citizen is immune to cyber risk, but there are steps you can take to minimize your chances of an incident. SIMPLE TIPS Creating a strong password is easier than you think. Follow these simple tips to protect yourself online: Make your password eight characters [...]

RSN™ Guide: Online Crime Type Definitions

RSN™ Guide: Online Crime Type Definitions Online Or Cybercrimes Come In Many Different Forms This is a short overview of each. 419/Overpayment: “419” refers to the section in Nigerian law regarding con artistry and fraud and is associated with requests for help facilitating the transfer of money. The sender of the “419” letter or email offers the recipient a commission or share in the profits of a transfer of money, but will first request the [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Cybercrime Hits $1.4 TRILLION ANNUALLY

RSN™ Special Report: Cybercrime Hits $1.4+ TRILLION ANNUALLY Hyper-Connected Web Of Profit Emerges, As Global Cybercriminal Revenues Hit $1.4 Trillion Annually A Ground-Breaking Study, Commissioned By Bromium, Highlights The Emergence Of "Platform Criminality", Exposing Cybercriminal Links To Drug Production, Human Trafficking, And Terrorism Originally published April 2018 Bromium®, Inc., the pioneer and leader in virtualization-based endpoint security that stops advanced malware attacks via application isolation, today announced the findings of an independent study that looked into [...]

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: Simple Steps for Internet Safety

RSN™ Guide: Simple Steps for Internet Safety Updated: August 2018 In today’s digital world, online safety should be of paramount concern for all individuals and organizations because the threats posed by cybercriminals can’t be ignored. And to counteract these threats, there are steps you can take to minimize the risks associated with doing any kind of business online, surfing the Internet, and/or sharing information on social media sites. The first step to greater Internet safety [...]

SCARS|RSN™ GUIDE: TO SEXTORTION

SCARS|RSN™ GUIDE: TO SEXTORTION This Guide Is Intended For Teens, Young Adults, and Adults What Is Sextortion? Sextortion is a form of sexual exploitation that employs non-physical forms of coercion to extort sexual favors from the victim. Sextortion refers to the broad category of sexual exploitation in which abuse of power is the means of coercion, as well as to the category of sexual exploitation in which threatened release of sexual images or information is [...]

Europol Releases New Report

The Europol IOCTA 2017 INTERNET ORGANISED CRIME THREAT ASSESSMENT REPORT The 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) reports how cybercrime continues to grow and evolve. While many aspects of cybercrime are firmly established, other areas of cybercrime have witnessed a striking upsurge in activity, including attacks on an unprecedented scale, as cybercrime continues to take new forms and new directions. A handful of cyber-attacks have caused widespread public concern but only represented a small [...]

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