Technology Of Scamming

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam A New Kind Of Scam Is Appearing Thanks To Google Searches ... You are minding your own business searching Google or Bing for left-handed kumquats or spring-tailed dandy-lions and you see a link to an interesting website link in the search results. You click on the link and it immediately redirects you to something else. A different website or page. If you have a good [...]

SCARS|ADVOCACY™ Petition: Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification

SCARS|ADVOCACY™ Petition: Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED In today's world anyone - literally, anyone anywhere in the world can obtain a FREE United States phone number for any purpose without any real identity verification. This makes it easy for transnational cybercriminals (or anyone else) to engage in scams, cybercrimes, or other unlawful activities. Scammers from around the world use [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: DeepFakes & The Future Of Scamming [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: DeepFakes & The Future Of Scamming [Video] Make No Mistake That DeepFake Is Coming To Scamming! It may only be a year or two and then we will have no way to tell real from fake. It is already possible to simulate chats almost perfectly. Soon you will get a message from one of your own friends or family and not be able to tell the difference. The only way to protect yourself [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: DeepFake And The Frightening New World Online

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: DeepFake And The Frightening New World Online Most People Have No Idea What Is Coming! Much Less How This Works - It Is Almost Magic! But the truth is that it is science, and while it is not understandable by those that lack a STEM education, it can be explained. According to LyrnAI: The process is based upon what is called "Generative Adversarial Networks" (GAN) which is a relatively new concept in Machine [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps American Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Mysterious Chinese Dating Apps Targeting US Customers Expose 42.5 Million Records Online A non-password protected Elastic database that was clearly associated with dating apps based on the names of the folders was found. The IP address of where it was found is located on a US server and a majority of the users appear to be Americans based on their user IP and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Deepfake – a SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Deepfake The History & Definition Of Deepfake What Is Deepfake? Deepfake, a variation from "deep learning" and "fake", is an artificial intelligence-based human image synthesis technique. It is used to combine and superimpose existing images and videos onto source images or videos using a machine learning technique called a "generative adversarial network" (GAN). The combination of the existing and source videos results in a fake video that shows a person or persons performing an action at an event that never [...]