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SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on establishing a Federal Task Force on various activities, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on transnational criminality, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in escalating enforcement. Here Is The Full Text Of The Executive Order Enforcing [...]

The SCARS Victims’ Assistance & Support Model

The SCARS Victims' Assistance & Support Model SCARS Is The Only Crime Victims' Assistance Organization With A Focus On Cybercrime Victims, And The Only One With Proven Recovery Solutions For Scam Victims. All of our groups are pieces of a larger puzzle. They are the funnel that can lead victims to support and assistance, but not everyone is ready for a real support group - they need to learn and work through issues before they [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump's Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime We Applaud President Donald Trump For His Commitment To Strengthening Internet Safety And Critical Online Infrastructure. 2017-Present Here is a list of President Trump's Executive Orders that matter to us: EO 13873: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain EO 13870: America's Cybersecurity Workforce EO 13865: Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses EO 13863: Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency [...]

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 [...]

United Nations Global Crybercrime – SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: United Nations Global Crybercrime The United Nations UNIDIR Cybercrime Policy Portal This page will help you to understand the global cybercrime legal and treaty frameworks in place and being developed. Sadly some countries are decades behind in the control of cybercrimes. Even the well-developed countries are lacking in frameworks that will both control and allow for the enforcement of existing law and apprehension of criminals. The following is provided courtesy of the [...]

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 [...]

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.  [...]

Threats And Your Local Risk – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ 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 [...]

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018 As a result of Congress' unwillingness to fund our national security (including cybersecurity), we received this from the United States Department of Homeland Security: STC Partners, Please note, that due to the current federal budgetary lapse and funding hiatus, certain STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign engagements, including our Partner Call, are being deferred and/or canceled. As such, in fairness to both our private and public-sector partners, the next STC [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Winter 2019 Anti-Scam Campaign Ad

SCARS|RSN™ Winter 2019 Anti-Scam Campaign Ad The following is our new advertisement that will appear in English-language publications in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the U.K. during January through March 2019 Copyright © 2018 Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-Crime Police Bust Nigerian-Led Gang That Cheated 21 People In India The Ahmedabad Cybercrime Police On Monday, December 9, Busted A Racket Involving Six Members From Nigeria, Uganda, And India According to the complaint filed by one of the victims, one Nigerian national identified as Lawrence Okosun,40, sent Kheradiya a friend request on Facebook claiming to be based in London. Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India [...]

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 [...]

RSN™ Guide: Creating A Password

RSN™ Guide: Creating A Password Creating a strong password is an essential step to protecting yourself online. Using long and complex passwords is one of the easiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime. No citizen is immune to cyber risk, but there are steps you can take to minimize your chances of an incident. SIMPLE TIPS Creating a strong password is easier than you think. Follow these simple tips to protect yourself online: Make your password eight characters [...]

RSN™ Guide: Online Crime Type Definitions

RSN™ Guide: Online Crime Type Definitions Online Or Cybercrimes Come In Many Different Forms This is a short overview of each. 419/Overpayment: “419” refers to the section in Nigerian law regarding con artistry and fraud and is associated with requests for help facilitating the transfer of money. The sender of the “419” letter or email offers the recipient a commission or share in the profits of a transfer of money, but will first request the [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Cybercrime Hits $1.4 TRILLION ANNUALLY

RSN™ Special Report: Cybercrime Hits $1.4+ TRILLION ANNUALLY Hyper-Connected Web Of Profit Emerges, As Global Cybercriminal Revenues Hit $1.4 Trillion Annually A Ground-Breaking Study, Commissioned By Bromium, Highlights The Emergence Of "Platform Criminality", Exposing Cybercriminal Links To Drug Production, Human Trafficking, And Terrorism Originally published April 2018 Bromium®, Inc., the pioneer and leader in virtualization-based endpoint security that stops advanced malware attacks via application isolation, today announced the findings of an independent study that looked into [...]

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