Security researchers have discovered a new method to decrypt satellite phone calls encrypted with “GMR-2 cipher” in real time – which is to say in mere fractions of a second.
On Monday, Canadian telecommunications provider Bell confirmed that the firm had been hit by an unknown hacker who managed to access its customer information illegally.
People are being alerted about an old, resurfaced phishing technique that is capable of duping even the most internet-savvy users.
It’s not hard to believe you can spot a scam email, with all the talk about spelling mistakes, “too good to be true” offers, and weird web addresses floating around the web. But scammers have improved their approach, and come a very long way from their originally inept way.
An India – US call center scam has been running strong since 2013, totaling a profit of around $300 million, and counting. Investigators have arrested 20 people in the United States, whilst Indian authorities have made 75 arrests following October raids in Mumbai.
The different kind of illegal activities that these criminals have committed range from identity theft, money laundering, wire fraud, to impersonation of an officer and much more.
With Christmas just around the corner, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of scams going round. Strong focus is being pointed at social media platforms like Facebook.
Currently, police are warning people that the new scam making rounds on social media is the “Secret Sister Gift Exchange”.
Internet scams are very common in today’s day and age. This one is a pyramid scheme that’s slowly trying to gain momentum on Facebook.
Victims who have fallen for the ‘Blessing Loom’ scam had been promised PayPal payments of £800 after they contribute £100 and recruit 2 more persons. Read more →
Donald Trump has many a time repeated that he never settles for lawsuits, despite a long history of doing so. However, the president-elect’s decision to settle for a $25 million fraud lawsuit was being defended by White House Chief of Staff, saying that Trump wanted to begin the year without any distractions. Read more →
According to a convicted fraudster, OCG’s have decided to move towards foreign banks as the UK banking institutions and their partners have made a large impact on criminals with their adverts to ensure customers are being more cautious. Read more →
The bank is currently suffering a cyber-attack; criminals have been stealing money from the customers’ accounts through online activity.
The Chief Executive of Tesco Bank has expressed his worries and apologised for the worry and inconvenience that this has brought to their customers. The bank is taking every step necessary to protect the accounts of their clients. Read more →