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SCARS™ Cybercrime Infographic: U.K. Government – Stay Safe Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

SCARS™ Cybercrime Infographic: U.K. Government - Stay Safe Online [INFOGRAPHIC] Provided Courtesy of the National Cyber Security Centre of the United Kingdom Stay Safe Online: Top Tips Regardless of the size or type of organization you work for, it's important to understand why you might be vulnerable to cyberattack, and how to defend yourself. The advice summarised below is applicable to your working life and your home life. You should also familiarise yourself with any [...]

SCARS™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware

SCARS™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware All about ransomware Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You've heard about it at the office or read about it in the news. Maybe you've got a pop-up on your computer screen right now warning of a ransomware infection. Well, if you’re curious to learn all there is to know about ransomware, you’ve come to the right place. We'll tell you about ransomware’s different forms, how [...]

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business Proudly shared by SCARS™ 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 [...]

Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS™ 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 [...]

Threats And Your Local Risk – SCARS™ Guide

SCARS™ 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 [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center Indian Police Break Up International Fake Computer Virus Scam Business Those arrested have been running the scam out of defunct call centers. Indian police have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding victims around the world by