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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|RSN™ Special Report: Fake Pages – Trojan Pages

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Fake Pages - Trojan Pages We all know the story of a Trojan Horse, right? We have heard about Trojan computer viruses too! WHAT IS A "TROJAN PAGE"? Simply it is a page that looks completely real. That is, it looks real unless you look close. Sometimes you have to be a subject matter expert to see that a page (or even a website) is not quite right! Most of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity: U.K. National Cyber Security Centre Training

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity: U.K. National Cyber Security Centre Training   The Cybersecurity Training Will Start Automatically And Appear In A Popup. To Exit The Popup, Just Click Outside Of The Screen.   [iframe-popup id="3"]     PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   WOULD YOU HELP US HELP SCAM VICTIMS?   TAGS:SCARS, U.K. National Cyber Security Centre, Government of the United [...]

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

SCARS|RSN™ 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|RSN™ FACEBOOK NEWS: Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse

SCARS|RSN™ FACEBOOK NEWS: Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse Despite recent enforcement actions, Facebook is still plagued by fake accounts, including thousands helping promote a far-right German political party. Facebook announced this week it removed 2.19 billion fake accounts between January and March, its biggest-ever takedown of fakes in a single quarter. Company CEO Mark Zuckerberg confidently told media that “we’re taking down more fake accounts than ever.” «See Facebook Claims [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 – Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 - Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good Online Fraud Has Been With Us Since The Late 1980s And So Have Groups Claiming To Help Victims And Expose Scammers From the days of Compuserve, AOL, and Prodigy there are have been people that have tried to help others understand about scams - we started just that way 28 years ago on the old America Online and on the TigerDIrect.com website - [...]

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™ ScamTV™ Video: Facebook’s New Dating Features Attract Romance Scams

RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Facebook's New Dating Features Attract Romance Scams Sadly The Mainstream Media Seems Clueless About Romance Scams "Facebook Dating" doesn’t plan to launch a standalone dating app, which should temper expectations about how deeply it’s diving into Tinder and Match Group’s territory. The feature will be based inside Facebook’s main app, alongside its many other utilities buried beyond the home screen. It’s not ready for the public yet, but company employees are now internally [...]

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 [...]

SCARS|RSN Guide: Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams You Have Probably Heard That Term "Social Engineering' Before, But What Is It?   Social Engineering Is ... Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. It is a type of confidence trick (scam) for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or system access, it differs from a traditional "con" in that [...]