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Online crooks are watching you: What you say and do can open the door to a rip-off

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Online crooks are watching you: What you say and do can open the door to a rip-off

There are millions of individuals visiting social media sites every day – they are on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram dozens of time a day. With that much activity the sites are fertile ground for scammers.
Unfortunately, consumers often

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Online ‘sextortion’ against children on the rise

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Online ‘sextortion’ against children on the rise

This PSA on sextortion warns that anything private shared online could be used against you. If someone demands sexual images from you, stop immediately and report it. For more information, visit ProjectSafeChildhood.gov Department of Justice
Federal officials and advocates say

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MasterCard Seeks To Stop Online Fraud With Selfies, Fingerprints

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MasterCard Seeks To Stop Online Fraud With Selfies, Fingerprints

MasterCard plans to launch new biometric technology for verifying customer identities during online shopping transactions in the coming weeks with merchants and banks. The company has been testing facial and fingerprint recognition software, called Identity Check, in the Netherlands, Canada

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Nigerian man, 6 others sentenced to prison for online fraud schemes

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Nigerian man, 6 others sentenced to prison for online fraud schemes

Six U.S. citizens and a Nigerian national were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for their roles in online fraud schemes that distributed more than $40 million in counterfeit checks using “mystery shopper” websites and work-from-home scams. The criminal enterprise was

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Exmouth hacker posted intimate photos of women he stole online

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Exmouth hacker posted intimate photos of women he stole online

A bored teenager hacked into strangers’ e mail accounts and posted intimate sex images of different women online.
Neil Treanor also revealed the names and addresses of his victims who he did not know but who lived in the same

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Founder of Pa. Online School Admits to Federal Tax Fraud – Education Week

The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty last week to federal tax fraud.

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Are online travel sites providing biased information?

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Are online travel sites providing biased information?

A cyber war has erupted in recent weeks between major online travel agencies such as Expedia (EXPE) and Priceline.com (PCLN) and hotel chains over how some discounts are being offered to consumers.
Earlier this year, Marriott (MAR), Wyndham (WYN) and

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ISIS hacker steals IDs from online retailer’s customers for ‘kill list’

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ISIS hacker steals IDs from online retailer’s customers for ‘kill list’

The attack seemed like a garden-variety digital holdup. A computer intruder, calling himself the “Albanian hacker,” left a message for the administrator of a website for an Illinois internet retailer: Pay two Bitcoins, or about $500 at the time, and the intruder would “remove all bugs on your shop!” Such demands are typical among underground […]

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Hackers steal sex tape from Virgin Islands Congressional delegate and post it online two weeks before she runs for re-election

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Hackers steal sex tape from Virgin Islands Congressional delegate and post it online two weeks before she runs for re-election

A sex tape and nude photos of the Virgin Islands’ delegate to Congress and her husband were posted online briefly by hackers before they were removed. Democratic Rep. Stacey Plaskett, 52, said that it is a ‘shockingly disgusting’ invasion of her privacy for the sex tape and nude images, including a topless photo, were stolen […]

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North Korea profiting from lucrative online gambling industry and cyber operations

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North Korea profiting from lucrative online gambling industry and cyber operations

North Korea has an image in the international community of being one of the most secretive and guarded countries in the world right now under the leadership of Kim Jong Un. Gambling is illegal in North Korea but the government allows a number of illegal gambling websites to operate and offer its services to foreigners […]

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