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Lewiston Police warn of detective impersonator phone scam

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ LEWISTON, Idaho – The Lewiston Police Department warns the public of a new phone scam where a man claiming to be a detective for the department is asking for money. Lewiston …

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British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking US Military Satellite Phone And Messaging System

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British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking US Military Satellite Phone And Messaging System

A 25-year-old broke into a DoD satellite communication system and doxed around 800 Department of Defense employees. A British man has pleaded guilty to hacking into a US Department of Defense system stealing data from around 30,000 satellite phones, UK authorities announced on Thursday. Sean Caffrey, a 25-year-old from the…

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Consumers exposing themselves to phone fraud through social media profiles

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Consumers exposing themselves to phone fraud through social media profiles

Consumers are falling prey to the growing risk of phone fraud. A new study warns that criminals can use information found on social media profiles to answer weak security questions, posed by banks, to gain access to accounts. This highlights the security flaws that exist within contact centres, and the…

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Phone scammers target VA health care program

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Phone scammers target VA health care program

The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning military veterans about a phone scam targeting people who call the Veterans Choice Program hotline. The correct number for the program is (866) 606-8198. But if someone makes the simple mistake of dialing 1-800, the scammers go to work. A misleading recording tells the caller they are eligible for a retail rebate of …

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Scammers trying to steal credit card data from veterans dialing a fake Choice Program phone line

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Scammers trying to steal credit card data from veterans dialing a fake Choice Program phone line

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is warning veterans of a scam involving a fake Choice Program phone line. The two phone numbers differ only in the area code. The VA reports the fake line does not provide information on the Choice Program or its eligibility criteria, instead it offers callers a $100 rebate if they provide a credit card …

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Immigration phone scam seeks to steal victims’ identities

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Immigration phone scam seeks to steal victims’ identities

Scam artists claiming to work for “U.S. Immigration” are calling victims across the country seeking to steal their personal information and commit identity theft, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector …

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We’ve matched on a dating app, but please don’t ask for my phone number

It’s 11am, I”m up to my eyeballs in work, and a man I have yet to meet is asking, via text, how I like to be worshipped. With your silence, is what I’m thinking. Why I chose to relax my no-digits-before-dates rule this time is a mystery. Was it because he asked, politely? Because he seemed charming and harmless? Or was it just boredom? Initially, I greeted his textual come-ons with jokes, then politely demurred when he tried to ratchet it up a notch. Read More….

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Cyber security & why your phone needs it

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Cyber security & why your phone needs it

The government’s Security Breaches Survey found that 74% of small to medium-sized organisations reported a security breach in the past year, up on previous years. Mobile malware is becoming increasingly prevalent and sophisticated. It can make your phone or tablet …

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Hackers Have Stolen Millions Of Dollars In Bitcoin — Using Only Phone Numbers

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Hackers Have Stolen Millions Of Dollars In Bitcoin — Using Only Phone Numbers

Just after midnight on August 11, self-professed night owl Jered Kenna was working at home in Medellin, Colombia, when he was notified the passwords had been reset on two of his email addresses.
He tried to set up new passwords

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