March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Fox Business Guest Absurdly Claims Trump’s Coronavirus Response ‘Is Almost Perfect, He Was Born For This Moment’

A Fox Business channel guest on Monday laid a ton of uninterrupted Dear Leader-esque praise of the president’s handling of the coronavirus crisis that, even for the Trump-friendly station, needs to be heard to be believed. While responding to a question about whether the president will take further action in restricting Americans’ “freedom of movement…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Hot Pockets heiress Michelle Janavs to spend 5 months in prison for trying to buy daughters into elite colleges

CLOSE The college admissions scam involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman shows how some rich families use a “side door” to game an already unfair education system. USA TODAYBOSTON – Michelle Janavs, whose family made its fortune creating the microwave snack Hot Pockets, was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for agreeing to pay bribes totaling $300,000 to…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Key Words: ‘Shark Tank’s’ Barbara Corcoran fell for this very common phishing scam — and it cost her almost $400,000

This common email phishing scam just caught a Shark. “Shark Tank” star and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran revealed Wednesday that she lost almost $400,000 after scammers tricked her bookkeeper by sending a bill that appeared to come from her assistant. “ “This morning I wired $388,000 into a false bank account in Asia.” ”…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Sextortion hackers use ‘friend’s naked girlfriend’ lure

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The attack works by tempting users with a blurred image and asking them to “enable content” A novel attempt to convince people to open malicious email attachments is spreading online, purporting to offer nude photos of a friend’s girlfriend.Instead of threatening to distribute stolen private images, this new attempt…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: How A Good Scam Can Bypass Our Defenses

The email popped up on my screen at 6:45 a.m. on December 24. I’d already been up for a couple of hours, working to deadline. It was from someone I know quite well: the minister of the North Shore Unitarian Church, which we attend. “I need a favor from you,” the message said. “Email me…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Top Ten: Weekend reads: Will the Federal Reserve rescue the stock market from coronavirus?

As the stock market plunges amid the spreading coronavirus update, should the Federal Reserve’s response be to cut short-term interest rates? President Trump says yes. Economists say it won’t help when the problem is disruption to the supply chain, not weak demand. Rex Nutting covers both sides of the argument. Coronavirus updates Just about all…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Brett Arends’s ROI: Scams are taking a heavy emotional toll on senior citizens

In the movie “Paper Moon,” a con man during the Great Depression travels from town to town and trawls the deaths notices in the local papers. Then he turns up on the widow’s doorstep, trying to deliver an expensive bible supposedly ordered by her husband just before he died. The movie, which won Tatum O’Neal…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: ‘Shark Tank’ Star Barbara Corcoran Hooked in $380k Phishing Scam

Barbara Corcoran ‘Shark’ Gets Hooked for $380k In Email Phishing Scam 2/26/2020 11:14 AM PT Exclusive TMZ.com “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran is missing nearly $400,000 Wednesday morning after her office was victimized by email scammers who used a tiny typo to gain the upper hand. The scam started last week when an email chain…

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March 18, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Watch These Food YouTubers Get Called Out For Faking Their ‘Kitchen Hacks’

NOT SO ‘YUMMY’ AFTER ALL So-called “kitchen hacks” rack up billions of views showing supposed instructions on making quick desserts that turn out to be bunk. BBC Click’s Chris Fox follows the recipes step-by-step to expose the scam. Want more videos like this? Every day we send an email with the top videos from Digg.…

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March 17, 2020 In 'NetSupport, 'Scam

Aemilius Cupero News: Trump’s Bumbling Coronavirus Rhetoric Will Reignite U.S.-China Trade War

Donald Trump angered China by referring to the coronavirus as the “Chinese Virus” in a tweet. The war of words over the coronavirus risks cutting off diplomacy at a time when China may need to renegotiate its side of January’s trade agreement. Ultimately, the Trump administration’s rhetoric risks pushing U.S.-China trade negotiations into a more…

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