May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Bad comms blamed for legitimate pipe protection program thought to be a scam

Author of the article: Jon Willing Ottawa city councillor Scott Moffatt during council at city hall in Ottawa Wednesday Oct 23, 2019. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia Councillors made it clear Monday they don’t want to see another communications gaffe like the one they saw with a legitimate pipe protection program that had many homeowners…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: 4 Tips For Keeping You Protected From Scams In 2021

img source: freepik.com With a new year comes new technological innovations followed by more sophisticated ways of scamming people. Nowadays, scammers are booming because they can easily access one’s information through digital platforms. They no longer need to meet individuals to ask them to do things that may result in losing their money. Scams can…

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Hong Kong woman jailed for nearly 3 years over HK$3 million surgical mask scam on schoolmate

Airport worker Sit Man-ying jailed for 33 months after she pleaded guilty to five counts of theft totalling HK$3,321,726 District Court heard Sit had reached out to a schoolmate and claimed she had the means to source masks from Indonesia and Japan for sale Published: 12:24am, 18 May, 2021 Updated: 1:35am, 18 May, 2021

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May 18, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: News24.com | US pipeline hacker Darkside shut down

Russia-based cyber-extortionist Darkside appeared out of business Friday after unknown actors shut down the servers of the group.US cyber security firm Recorded Future said that Darkside had admitted in a web post that it lost access to certain servers used for its web blog and for payments.Speculation focused on who could have taken down Darkside’s…

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May 17, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: You should be totally freaked out by the DarkSide attack on Colonial Pipeline

We’ve seen this movie before. After warnings go unheeded, a predictable, completely avoidable disaster strikes the US — in the process, revealing a soft, exposed underbelly of risk. And the people who get paid to stop this kind of thing from happening never seem to learn, most of the time, until it’s too late —…

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May 17, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Princes Town woman sent scampering as gunman shoots at home

A 33-year-old woman narrowly escaped death when gunmen opened fire on her at her Malgretoute Road, Princes Town on Friday night. The victim told police that she was at her front door when she saw a silver Nissan Almera stop by the roadway . She saw a man seated in the left front passenger seat, who pointed…

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May 16, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Scammers are using a network of fake apps to steal funds from crypto newbies

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock / rudall30) Security researchers have identified a “stash” of more than 150 fake trading, banking and cryptocurrency apps designed to steal victims’ funds.According to Sophos, the fraudulent iOS and Android apps all utilize a common server, suggesting a single cybercriminal group is responsible. This assumption is supported by commonalities…

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May 16, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Shinhwa’s Kim Dong Wan Warns Against Impostors Impersonating Him Online & “Romance Scams”

Shinhwa’s Kim Dong Wan has warned fans about impostors who have been impersonating him and other celebrities on social media. On May 15, Kim Dong Wan took to Instagram Stories to share a warning about online impostors. His full post is as follows: There have always been impostors [online], even back when I started using…

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May 15, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Son Says ‘Parental Insanity’ Drove Father to Scam (Podcast)

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May 15, 2021 In 'betrayed', 'crash

Aemilius Cupero News: Hundreds of Malicious Mobile Apps Promised Financial Peace and Stole Money

Security researchers have uncovered hundreds of malicious Android and iOS apps posing legitimate cryptocurrency, banking, and financial apps. Thanks to social engineering techniques, scammers tricked victims into installing apps to steal both money and credentials. The bad actors would sign up for dating and other meet apps and befriend a person to get started. The scammers would…

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