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Students online across the US are targeted in a common employment scam, according to FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). “Scammers advertise phony job opportunities on college employment websites, and/or students receive e-mails on their school accounts recruiting them for fictitious positions,” authorities warn. “This employment results in a financial loss for participating students.” According […]

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The SANS Internet Storm Center published a warning on Wednesday about an active phishing campaign that utilizes PDF attachments in a novel ploy to harvest email credentials from victims. According to the SANS bulletin, the email has the subject line “Assessment document” and the body contains a single PDF attachment that claims to be locked. A message […]

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Another day, another survey – this time telling us that older people are increasingly susceptible to online fraud. According to the Daily Mirror, one million (sorry, one MILLION) older people may have fallen victim to an online scam.

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