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Aemilius Cupero News: Cyber Security Today, April 7, 2021 – Hundreds of thousands of stolen gift cards on the market, and beware of WeTransfer and LinkedIn scams

Hundreds of thousands of stolen gift cards on the market, and beware of these WeTransfer and LinkedIn scams.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday, April 7th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Online retailers are being warned to be careful of gift cards being used to pay for online purchases. The cards may…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Scammy Trump campaign repeat donation trick made even more predatory on Republican site

Rachel Maddow highlights the manipulative fundraising scheme on the National Republican Campaign Committee site which threatens anyone who unchecks the pre-checked recurring donation box of having their name given to Donald Trump as being a “DEFECTOR.”April 8, 2021

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Aemilius Cupero News: FBI warns of romance scammers this Valentine’s Day

The FBI offers some advice for the lovelorn on this Valentine’s Day: The way to heartbreak is through your bank account. Why it matters: The coronavirus pandemic has mostly left the search for love online, and the FBI says it’s seen a rise in reports of scams that seem to offer romance, but are actually seeking to wrangle…

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Aemilius Cupero News: News24.com | Fake police captain arrested in Polokwane for allegedly scamming people out of thousands of rand

Police insignia PHOTO: File, Getty Images The man is alleged to have pretended to be a captain stationed at provincial human resource management.He would allegedly call people wanting to enlist and tell them they needed to deposit money into his account.He was arrested on Friday.A Limpopo man has been arrested after he allegedly scammed people…

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Aemilius Cupero News: This Day in History: The Great Shanghai Daft Punk Scam of 2009

Friday the 13th of February, 2009 was the date of the secret Daft Punk Shanghai show that never was.Just six days previously, Sunday February 8, the Shanghai web was suddenly abuzz that the mysterious robot-Frenchmen duo were going to perform in China for the very first time. A Facebook page touting a secret concert to…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Robocalls and scam calls persist during pandemic, so Americans have stopped answering the phone

CLOSE In a time where people are financially unstable, it’s no surprise that the scammers are out in full force. Buzz60Is it safe to answer the phone? Short answer: No. It’s probably a robocall spammer.Sometimes, they claim Social Security Administration or the Internal Revenue Service is on the line. (They aren’t; neither service will ever threaten you…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Money Talks: Should I invest in some cryptocurrency, or is it a scam? 

Lots of my friends are saying that cryptocurrency is the way forward and safer than a bank. When I started looking into it, there seem to be hundreds of different cryptocurrencies on the market, and I am none the wiser about whether they are worth investing in or just a scam. Can you help?  Cryptocurrencies…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Scam iOS apps latest: a VPN that charges $9.99/week, uses ‘Recommended by Apple’ pop-ups

FlickType and Fleksy founder Kosta Eleftheriou has been pretty busy over the past few months exposing scam iOS apps, some of them bringing in millions of dollars of revenue. The latest of these is a VPN app that is promoting itself as “recommended by Apple” and which is estimated to be earning a million dollars…

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Aemilius Cupero News: 5 Cryptocurrency Scams That Shook The World

Reading Time: 5 minutesCryptocurrency scams are still as prevalent as they were in the years after Bitcoin’s creation Crypto scams come in all shapes and sizes We run through what we think are the five most important in crypto history What the rise of the cryptocurrency market has meant for the world should never be…

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Aemilius Cupero News: “Singaporeans Remain Vigilant While Dealing With Crypto,” Alerts PM Lee Hsien Loong

You are here: Home / News / “Singaporeans Remain Vigilant While Dealing With Crypto,” Alerts PM Lee Hsien Loong April 7, 2021 by Sahana Kiran The Singaporean prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong was recently subject to a scam that involuntarily had him involved. A member of the BitClout platform had reportedly used the name of…

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