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  • How online fraud will evolve in 2016

    20.11.2015

    While 2015 is drawing to a close, the security fraud community is preparing for more battles ahead in 2016.

  • FTC amends telemarketing rule to ban payment methods used by scammers

    19.11.2015

    The Federal Trade Commission has approved final amendments to its Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), including a change that will help protect consumers from fraud by prohibiting four discrete types of payment methods favored by scammers.

  • Google debuts customized warning for social engineering sites

    16.11.2015

    Google Chrome users will from now on be faced with a new, customized warning every time they visit a website/page that contains social engineering content: "The threat landscape is constantly changingóbad actors on the web are using more and different types of deceptive behavior to trick you into performing actions that you didnít intend or want, so weíve expanded protection to include social engineering," Google's Emily Schechter and Noť Lutz explained the move.

  • Beware of Apple-themed phishing emails threatening to limit your account

    09.11.2015

    A new email phishing campaign is targeting businesses and consumers who have Apple IDs, trying to get them to enter their Apple login credentials, personal and credit card information into a site that mimics that of the popular tech company, the Comodo Antispam Labs team warns.

  • The Economist urges readers to check it they were saddled with malware

    09.11.2015

    Popular UK-based news outfit The Economist - or rather, some of its online readers - have become the latest confirmed victims of an attack executed by hacking anti-adblocking service PageFair.




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