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Top 3 Grooming Techniques in Fraud: What to Watch for

Grooming is a method of establishing a connection with a person to perpetrate a crime against them. Grooming is becoming more common in fraud, both online as well as in interpersonal interactions ...
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Cryptocurrency scam attack on Twitter reminds users to check their app connections

Are you doing enough to prevent scammers from hijacking your social media accounts? Even if you have chosen a strong, unique password for your online presence and enabled two-factor authentication it’s possible ...
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Ninth Circuit Says Demand for Cyberinsurance Payment not a “Claim”

One of the more common forms of cyberattack is that of a business email compromise (BEC) – when the email account of either a buyer or seller (or both) is compromised by ...
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Beware of These 3 Scams Making the Rounds This Tax Season

On March 17, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department announced the extension of the federal income tax filing due date from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021 ...
BBB Warns of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Scams

BBB Warns of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Scams

With health insurance open enrollment season just around the corner, US consumers preparing to change or add to their health coverage should watch out for scammers, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns ...
Romance Scams Are on the Rise, FBI Warns

Romance Scams Are on the Rise, FBI Warns

The FBI is warning individuals who use online dating apps and platforms to watch out for scammers leveraging social distancing measures and defrauding unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned money. Romance or confidence ...
Poor Grammar Makes For a Poor Extortion Campaign; ’You Under Attack‘ Pay Us ’Before Make Drama’

Poor Grammar Makes For a Poor Extortion Campaign; ’You Under Attack‘ Pay Us ’Before Make Drama’

Bitdefender Antispam Lab spotted an amusing extortion campaign yesterday. While many extortion scams use petty scare tactics to fool recipients into paying up, you can’t be worried if you don’t understand the ...
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Trucking Companies: The New Target for Scammers

In the wake of COVID-19, the trucking industry has seen a marked increase in fraud and scams. Here’s what’s going on The dangers of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic don’t end at ...
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Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Due to the troublesome spread of coronavirus-themed scams and malware attacks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched a nationwide campaign to detect, inhibit and punish any fraudulent or malicious online activity ...
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Tech Support Scams and What They Mean

Since 2008, tech support scams have been raking in millions of dollars annually, with victims often paying several hundred dollars in the false belief that the person on the other end is ...
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