March 17, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Scam Call Center’s Own CCTV Gets Breached

Scam Call Center’s Own CCTV Gets Breached (bbc.co.uk) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday March 07, 2020 @12:34PM from the peek-a-boo dept. A call center scammed 40,000 people over the last 14 months, bringing in $8 million. But within four months their own computer system had been remotely breached by “online vigilante” Jim Browning, according to…

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Aemilius Cupero News: How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Image: ShutterstockThere are a lot of people trying to make money off coronavirus anxiety right now, whether by charging $79 for a bottle of Purell, selling counterfeit face masks on Etsy, or claiming that you can cure COVID-19 with essential oils.There are also a handful of online scams out there—phishing scams, malware scams, fake crowdfunding…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Seth Meyers scorns Trump’s plan to leave people on a coronavirus-infected cruise ship

By Amanda Yeo2020-03-10 06:01:32 UTC “We are now seeing what it’s like when a lifelong scam artist is in charge of responding to a public health crisis,” Late Night host Seth Meyers said during Monday’s episode. President Donald Trump has received significant and sustained criticism for the inadequate U.S. response to the coronavirus. Yet, predictably,…

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March 17, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: FCC looks to mandate anti-robocall tech after prodding from Congress

The FCC is finally going to require wireless carriers to implement an anti-robocalling technology, after asking them nicely for more than a year to do so at their convenience. Of course, the FCC itself is now required to do this after Congress got tired of waiting on them and took action itself. The technology is…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Man spies on scammers through their own security cameras

Jim Browning (previously at Boing Boing) turned the tables on another scamming outfit. But this isn’t just a video showing a savvy user wasting a scammer’s time: he gained access to the criminals’ computers and even their office CCTV system. The result is incredible footage of them at work, trying to scam Jim while he…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Scammers return money after ‘Shark Tank’ star Barbara Corcoran lost almost $400,000 in phishing scam

Anika Reed, USA TODAY Published 11:40 a.m. ET Feb. 27, 2020 | Updated 3:56 p.m. ET Feb. 28, 2020CLOSE After 10 seasons and 2,000 pitches, ‘Shark Tank’ sharks talk about the best, worst and funniest pitches they’ve heard. USA TODAY“Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran has a reason to celebrate.After the businesswoman and TV personality said her…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Thousands Of Twitch Scam Channels Are Still Trying To Steal From Viewers

Back in December, I reported on an issue that’s been plaguing Twitch for quite some time: scammers who pretend to be popular streamers and lure people in with the promise of fake giveaways. As of now, Twitch has yet to comprehensively solve the problem. Instead, it’s played whack-a-mole with thousands of fake accounts.The playbook these…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Travel, vacation and timeshare scams top BBB’s 10 riskiest scams in Canada

Travel, vacation and timeshare scams took the number one spot in the Better Business Bureau’s top 10 riskiest scams for 2019.The BBB says victims lost an average of $5,000 to scammers with several consumers reporting bogus businesses tricking them into paying exorbitant closing fees on fraudulent timeshare resales or tempting consumers with travel packages with…

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Aemilius Cupero News: How seniors’ homes prepare for coronavirus outbreak

Diterbitkan pada 3 Mac 2020Seniors’ homes are making sure they take necessary precautions to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 and are prepared if one occurs. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News»»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNa…Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online:The National Updates…

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