Last Friday, Facebook announced that it had been hacked and that at least 50m of its accounts had been compromised, due to a vulnerability which allowed attackers to steal automated log-in credentials. Read more →
Scams tend to increase at this time of year, so it is best to keep an eye out for any red flags. Scam calls have become increasingly popular this year and are only expected to worsen, as reported on CNBC. Read more →
International students should all be made aware of the recent trend in scams: Students being contacted by fraudsters who threaten them and ask for a sum of money.
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In yet another elaborate phone scam, a Kent resident was targeted and coerced to pay up nearly $600.
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A terrifying scam is circulating in Australia – Targeting foreign university students, particularly those who are Chinese and Taiwanese, as well as their families. Read more →
Australian telecommunications company Telstra has fallen victim to a newly-surfaced scam. Read more →
New Zealanders have been targeted by a new scam in which callers pretend they are police and tell people they are being investigated by the IRD (Inland Revenue) for not paying taxes, proceeding to threaten to arrest those who do not pay up. Read more →
One of the latest scams utilises commonly used tactics and methods most of us have, at some point, experienced – however, the scam is still an efficient one which manages to fool plenty.
A new ransomware virus dubbed “Bad Rabbit” is spreading like wildfire in Europe, already infecting over 200 major organisations primarily in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany in just a few hours.
Internet service providers (ISPs) and network-level hackers cannot spy on secure https communications – that’s a given.