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Aemilius Cupero News: TikTok influencers are being targeted by this dangerous new phishing threat

Home News Computing (Image credit: Future) Cybersecurity researchers have chanced upon a new phishing campaign that targets high-profile content creators on TikTok in order to wrest control of their account for nefarious purposes.Discovered by Abnormal Security, the scam involves two ploys. In one the scammers impersonate TikTok employees, and threaten the recipient with imminent account…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Four more charged over kidnap of crypto investor

Police on Thursday said four more people had been charged in connection with the kidnapping of a man allegedly caught up in a cryptocurrency transaction scam. Officers said the four men, aged between 25 and 40, will appear at Kowloon City court charged with conspiracy to kidnap the 39-year-old victim. Thirteen people have so far…

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Aemilius Cupero News: That TikTok notification about a settlement payment isn’t a scam. Here’s what to know.

If you used TikTok — or its predecessor, Musical.ly — before Oct. 1, you may be eligible for compensation as part of a $92 million settlement against the app.TikTok users received a notification from the app Monday about submitting a claim for compensation. Some expressed confusion on social media and questioned whether the notification was…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Four ways to protect your small business from invoice fraud

Small businesses can take a number of steps to protect their business against invoice fraud and other scams. Here are four we suggest.  Invoice fraud is costing small businesses big. In 2021 alone, Australians have lost over $12 million to false billing scams, with the average victim reporting losses of $15,467, according to Xero’s latest…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Robbie Williams and Holly Willoughby lead celebrities signing letter to Boris Johnson over scam adverts

Robbie Williams, Holly Willoughby, Richard Branson, Deborah Meaden and many more celebrities have joined forces in signing a letter urging Boris Johnson to put paid scam adverts in the upcoming Online Safety Bill. Financial journalist Martin Lewis, who has been campaigning against fake ads using his face to lure users for a long time, now…

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