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Cybercriminals Leverage Google Translate To Hide Their Phishing Sites – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Cybercriminals Leverage Google Translate To Hide Their Phishing Sites Attackers Are Using A New Technique That Uses Google Translate To Hide The Real Domain Of Their Phishing Sites. This phishing technique works more effectively in mobile devices when compared to desktops. Researchers uncovered that attackers are using a new technique that leverages Google Translate to hide the real domain of their phishing sites. Phishing emails using this technique aren’t complex at all [...]

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 [...]

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business Proudly shared by SCARS|RSN™ If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of scams that target businesses. Then tell your employees and colleagues what to look [...]

Sextortion Phishing Scams Now Masquerade As Security Warnings – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Sextortion Phishing Scams Now Masquerade As Security Warnings But don't be fooled. It's just another good old blackmail/online extortion scheme that tries to scare you into ponying up your hard-earned cash to these cyberscammers. It's still going strong so it probably is profitable, and many people are actually getting duped. Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida [...]

Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme The trio intruded into U.S. computer servers, sent phishing messages to thousands, and stole Social Security and bank account information. ATLANTA - Robert Codrut Dumitrescu has pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud conspiracy, computer fraud and abuse, and aggravated identity theft in connection with a Romania-based scheme that stole $21 million worth of Social Security and bank account information. His conspirators, [...]

Sextortion Combined With Phishing Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Sextortion Combined With Phishing Scams The Vilest Phishing Method, Sextortion, Often Snares Victims Using Fake Security Alerts It’s embarrassing, so few employees tend to report it, but a type of phishing attack known as sextortion is becoming increasingly common at workplaces, according to one security company’s recent analysis. To get the attention of users, many of these threatening messages are initially disguised as legitimate security warnings. These type of scams are carried out [...]

Scam Victims Lose More Than £1,000.00 Each To Fraudsters – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scam Victims Lose More Than £1,000.00 Each To Fraudsters Some Victims Of Pension Scams Have Lost More Than £1m In Savings Each To Fraudsters, New U.K. Statistics Have Revealed. Intelligence gathered by members of the multi-agency Project Bloom group, which was set up to tackle pension scams, has found some people who had managed to put away more than £1m have lost their retirement funds to criminals. New Action Fraud data reveals that [...]

Don’t Be Fooled: Scammers Are Pretending To Be Top Youtube Stars And Offering ‘Gifts’ – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Don't Be Fooled: Scammers Are Pretending To Be Top Youtube Stars And Offering 'Gifts' This week a new online scam was reported by YouTube star Philip DeFranco. DeFranco warned his 6 million-plus subscribers not to trust any direct messages on YouTube pretending to come from his account that has promised "gifts" for clicking on a specified link. The scam appears to be a fairly typical online phishing scheme, which target individuals to divulge personal information, [...]

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 [...]

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