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Swiss allege woman sweet talked her way to $2M bank scam  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Swiss authorities said Thursday they have indicted a woman who allegedly persuaded dozens of people to provide their online banking details over the phone from the... more
Swiss allege woman sweet talked her way to $2M bank scam  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Swiss authorities have indicted a woman who allegedly persuaded dozens of people to provide their online banking details over the phone from the Netherlands more
Swiss charge woman who sweet-talked her way to $2M bank scam  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Swiss authorities say they have indicted a woman from the Netherlands who convinced dozens of people to hand over their online banking details over the phone more
Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior  TechCrunch · 1 week
It’s well understood that many network breaches begin with phishing emails designed to trick users into giving hackers their credentials. They don’t even have to work... more
WATCH: Fitness influencer apologizes after flood of customers call her programs a scam  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Brittany Dawn, who has over 500,000 followers on Instagram, promised fans personalized training and nutrition programs, but some say she didn't deliver. more
Mars One goes bankrupt as reality catches up to the doomed space scam  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A grand mission to Mars that was always light on details has come to a decidedly terrestrial end. Mars One, a controversial... more
YouTube’s copyright strikes have become a tool for extortion  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
An anonymous blackmailer is has caught at least two YouTube creators in a scheme involving cash ransoms and... more
Revealed: How teen 'money mules' are being duped to launder cash  Sky News · 2 weeks
Fraudsters are able to operate with impunity on social media networks like Instagram and Snapchat, scamming users and running little risk of being caught, a Sky... more
Hackers using password phishing kits and fake receipts to access iCloud-locked iPhones  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
A new report from Motherboard today looks into the world of hacking iCloud-locked iPhones. While turning on Find My iPhone (which enables the iCloud... more
Researchers aim to boost digital literacy skills of populations vulnerable to scams  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Senior citizens and minority communities are the most common targets for online scams such as phishing and identity theft. These groups stand to benefit... more
Google Chrome will soon warn you of ‘lookalike URLs’ for mistyped domains  9to5Google · 3 weeks
Attackers are constantly trying to use phishing tactics to steal credentials and information from unsuspecting users. Now, in an effort to help protect users... more
YouTube stars warn of impersonation scam  BBC · 4 weeks
Messages that look like they come from YouTube stars are trying to trick their fans. more
Impersonation scam hits top YouTubers  BBC · 4 weeks
Messages tailored to look like they come from YouTube stars are seeking to trick subscribers. more
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