Man Gets Prison Time for Identity Theft Scheme Targeting Veterans

Man Gets Prison Time for Identity Theft Scheme Targeting Veterans

A man received prison time for helping to conduct an identity theft and fraud scheme that targeted thousands of veterans and U.S. service members. On July 9, the Office of Public Affairs ...
Deep Dive into Synthetic Identity Fraud

Deep Dive into Synthetic Identity Fraud

The fraud landscape is evolving and, as the world becomes increasingly digital, so do the criminals. From petty schemes to high-class social engineering strategies, fraudsters cash out on billions each year. Creating ...
Summer security tips for surfing the Internet

Summer security tips for surfing the Internet

Cybercriminals thrive during the holidays, and this summer will be no exception. The rise in cyberattacks has become a prime worry for governments and companies around the world, and while many of ...
Massive BEC Scheme Run by Nigerian National Dismantled by FBI

Massive BEC Scheme Run by Nigerian National Dismantled by FBI

A Nigerian national faces charges in the United States emanating from various cybercrime schemes that included business email compromise (BEC) frauds and a number of other alleged infractions. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, ...
Child Identity Thief Receives 259 Months in Federal Prison after Running a $3.3 Million Scheme

Child Identity Thief Receives 259 Months in Federal Prison after Running a $3.3 Million Scheme

U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner, sentenced 50-year-old Turhan Lemont Armstrong to more than 21 years in federal prison yesterday for running a $3.3 million credit card, loan and real estate fraud ...
Extended Tax Season in the US Spurs Additional Concerns for Identity Theft and Tax-Related Fraud

Extended Tax Season in the US Spurs Additional Concerns for Identity Theft and Tax-Related Fraud

Fraudsters often stay ahead of the game, using every trick in the book to catch citizens off guard and steal millions of dollars in hard-earned money, and personal information each year. Although ...
South Africa’s PostBank is Replacing 12 Million Bank Cards After Major Security Breach

South Africa’s PostBank is Replacing 12 Million Bank Cards After Major Security Breach

South Africa’s Postbank has suffered a major data breach, forcing the financial institution to replace 12 million bankcards after rogue employees stole its 36-digit master key. Data breaches have become a day-to-day ...
Billy Boatright - Swing Away  Conquer Impostor Syndrome - DEF CON 27 Social Engineering Village

Overcome the Impostor Syndrome 

Have you ever felt like you don’t deserve to be where you are professionally? Studies show that an estimated 70% of people have experienced Impostor Syndrome at one time in their life ...