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Instagram Hackers Selling 6 Million Victims’ Phone Numbers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The size of the Instagram hack reached over 6 million users, as hackers are doing a brisk business charging $10 per individual for contact information on a searchable data base. There are numerous hackers on the dark web that advertise they will guess passwords to access social media accounts for…

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Cybersleuth Investigations Works to Educate and Assist Victims of Online Sextortion

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ BUFFALO, N.Y., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Last week, reality star, Rob Kardashian’s ex-girlfriend, Blac Chyna, accused him of posting explicit images of her on social media, shedding light on the …

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Petya victims are told NOT to pay cyber ransom after hackers’ emails are disabled

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

IN a new twist in the latest crippling ransomware attack spreading across the globe, victims are warning that files will not be released even if those affected pay up. Companies across Britain, Europe and US have been crippled by the Petya virus, which locks workers out of their computers and…

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The Number of Employment-Related Identity Theft Victims Is Significantly Greater Than Identified

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

WASHINGTON — Internal Revenue Service (IRS) processes are not sufficient to identify all employment identity theft victims, according to a report issued today by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). Employment-related identity theft occurs when an identity thief uses another person’s identity to gain employment. Taxpayers may first…

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IRS is getting better at helping identity theft victims

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IRS is getting better at helping identity theft victims

The Internal Revenue Service is making strides in assisting victims of tax-related identity theft more promptly and making fewer errors on cases, thanks to a more centralized approach, according to a new government report. The report, from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, found the IRS has improved its…

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This Bill Would Allow Hacking Victims to Hack Their Attackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

This Bill Would Allow Hacking Victims to Hack Their Attackers

Call it a Stand Your Ground law for cyberspace. A Republican congressman is floating a bill that would make it legal for victims of hacker intrusions to hack back against the attacker, the first move to legalize any form of computer intrusion since the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act…

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‘Black Mirror’ style dating scam victims lose $25m

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ Dating and romance scam victims lost at least $25 million in 2016, with victims reporting a rise in scammers recording and photographing victims in compromising acts and using the images to extort money. …

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Cybersecurity firm Trustlook says 38% of ransomware victims pay up

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Cybersecurity firm Trustlook says 38% of ransomware victims pay up

Cybersecurity firm Trustlook has conducted some new research that shows it’s not only businesses that are threatened by ransomware. There is an increase in regular users being targeted by ransomware …

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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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Local organization to host diaper drive for victims of child abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and one Aberdeen group is collecting child supplies to help out local families. The Child Protection team is made up of 10 different organizations and businesses working to stop child abuse.

The group found that the need in the community for this type of drive is great.

“It’s important to remember that child abuse is very real. It’s a present issue in most communities, even our own, and unfortunately it’s something that we see here too often,” says Kila LeGrand, Sanford Aberdeen Chief Nursing Officer.

Hosting a diaper drive is one way the Child Protection Team can help out local families.

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