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The Great Privacy Awakening – SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News: The Great Privacy Awakening Courtesy of Symantec’s Annual Threat Report Reveals More Ambitious, Destructive, and Stealthy Attacks, Raising the Stakes for Organization Bad Apps With the recent Cambridge Analytica data scandal and the Facebook data privacy hearings, the implementation of the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), and revelations about app location tracking and privacy bugs in widely-used apps such as Apple’s FaceTime feature, consumer privacy has entered the spotlight the past year. Smartphones could [...]

21 Online Scams You May Not Know About [Infographic] – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: 21 Online Scams You May Not Know About [Infographic] With new technology comes more risk for exploitation. Take a journey through time, learn about 21 online scams, and make sure you’re not next on a scammers list with this infographic. Courtesy of Digicert 21 Online Scams You May Not Know About [Infographic] View Interactive Version (via DigiCert). Please Note: Some of the early dates show are in error. There were no websites [...]

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 [...]

It’s Been A Bad Month For Dating Apps – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: It's Been A Bad Month For Dating Apps Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS:  Online Dating, Dating Apps, Online Romance, Bad Romance, Romance Scammers, Romance Scams, Love Scam, Dating Scam, False Identity, Fake Profile, Fake Soldier, Impersonation, African Scam, Ghana Scammer, Nigerian Scammer, Scammer Gallery, Fake Faces, Fake Female, Fake Men, Fake Soldiers, [...]

Online Dating Could Turn You Into A Criminal – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Online Dating Could Turn You Into A Criminal Finding “The One” Can Be A Real Challenge For some people, the best way to get out there is over the web, but could you be putting yourself at risk? Online dating sites report a surge in activity in February, as many singles use technology to find a match. But behind many dating profiles lurk scammers who are ready to dupe users into believing they [...]

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.  [...]

When Love Becomes A Nightmare – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: When Love Becomes A Nightmare Online Dating Scams - Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Watch Out For These Scams Or It May Happen To You The embrace of online dating services, such as dating apps or virtual places to meet people, is a phenomenon that has occurred worldwide. According to GlobalWebindex, in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, apps and dating sites are accepted between about 45%, while in the United States and Europe [...]

Best Valentine’s Card Verses – a SCARS|RSN™ Insight [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: What Are The Best Card Sayings? Valentine's Day is one of the busiest holidays for Scammers, so beware!  But not everything in Romance is ruled by scumbag scammers from Africa or Russia. For those of you that are still believers, we present the following: Valentine’s Day is the second largest card-sending holiday after Christmas and approximately 1 billion cards are sent every year. But who buys them? According to card retailer Hallmark, 85% [...]

Valentine’s Day Scams VIDEO – A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Debby Montgomery

A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Debby Montgomery [VIDEO] The following is a Guest Editorial by Debby B. Montgomery - a leading Anti-Scam Victims Advocate, Best-Selling Author, Nationally Recognized Speaker & Lecturer, and Scam Survivor. Debby plays a leading role in directly helping scam victims to recover, and is both an Advisor and a soon-to-be Board Member of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. [by] Debby B. Montgomery Florida U.S.A. Feel free [...]

The World Of Facebook Users – a SCARS|ANALYTICS™ Infographic

SCARS|ANALYTICS™ Infographic: The World Of Facebook Users What We Now Know About The World Of Facebook Users In 2019 50% - 1.1 Billion Fakes / over 100,000 Scammers creating and running scams - resulting in over 25 million scam victims on Facebook! This is based upon third-party published analysis and that provided by SCARS|ANALYTICS™     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Facebook.com, Facebook, Active Users, Subscribers, Facebook Users, Real People, [...]

ACT AGAINST SCAMS! – SCARS™ Campaign – Call To Action

SCARS|RSN™ ACT AGAINST SCAMS! - Call To Action Do You Want To Do Something To Make A Difference? Here is something very simple: Save this graphic to your phone / tablet / computer. Then when you find a fake profile, add it as a comment on the top post so other potential victims will know the risk! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

Translation Scammers / More Types Of Scams – SCARS|RSN™ Insights

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Translation Scammers - More Types Of Scams Scammers impersonate almost every kind of business and this is but one. It is important to understand how prevalent this is for everyone that works in any profession. Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS:  Scams, Scammers, Online Fraud, Fraudsters, Translation Scams, Business Scams, Fake Everything, Beware Online, [...]

Fraudsters Targeting Online Gamers – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Fraudsters Targeting Online Gamers Don’t Let Fraud Ruin Your Fun – SCARS|RSN Warns Against Scammers Targeting Online Gamers! This is a warning for parents and online gamers themselves of the risk of fraud involving Steam Cards and Fortnite. In the United Kingdom, U.K. Police report that between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, they received reports of Fortnite related fraud, with an average of £146 per victim. In the same period, the U.K. Police received reports of [...]

How To #ActAgainstScams – SCARS™ Campaign

SCARS™ Campaign: How To #ActAgainstScams Today The Internet Is Overrun With Scammers! Scammers of every possible nationality, scamming with every imaginable type of fraud! They have spread from Africa and Russia to the four corners of the globe. Just two years ago hardly anything was being done to stop them. Scams were allowed to spread almost unchecked with only token arrests being made. However, today is a different story. Over 21,000 scammers were arrested in 2018 [...]

People Are Renting Out Their Facebook Accounts – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: People Are Renting Out Their Facebook Accounts People Are Renting Out Their Facebook Accounts In Exchange For Cash And Free Laptops ARE THESE COMPANIES ALSO RUN BY SCAMMERS? PSA: This is a security and privacy nightmare that will get your Facebook account banned. Shady internet marketers who’ve been banned from advertising on Facebook have come up with a way to keep running campaigns on the platform: paying people to “rent” their Facebook accounts. [...]

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