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Ransomware at High Risk in Thailand

Ransomware attacks, exploit kits and ATM malware are the biggest cybersecurity threats in Thailand, says a global security software company. “Thailand ranked among the top 10 countries in Asia-Pacific with the most number of ransomware attacks,” said Myla Pilao, technology

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Ransomware Next Target

Cybersecurity researchers have demonstrated how vulnerabilities in everyday connected devices can allow hackers to hold whole areas of your life to ransom. Ransomware is perhaps the biggest cybersecurity scourge of 2016, becoming increasingly problematic both for individuals and businesses of

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Spot Instagram Scammers

Anyone who posts pictures of money on social media sites and talks about investment opportunities is probably leading you to some trouble. These so called hallmarks of the “money flipper” scam, a criminal scheme that’s been troubling Instagram for years.

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Elderly Fraud Protection

The truth is, scams target everyone and there are necessary actions required for elderly fraud protection, before they or anyone is taken as victim of fraud. Scam artists target people of all backgrounds, ages and income levels. It’s not only

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5 Scariest Internet Scams

As safe as the internet may seem at times, every day it becomes more frightening for individuals and their personal identities that are at risk from scam artists. As scammers continue to amp up their game, things are getting worse for the FBI

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White-Collar Crime

The term white-collar crime was reportedly coined in 1939, and now the synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. These crimes are characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and are not dependent on

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EduCrypt Ransomware Teaches Computer Security

Ransomware has been infamously known to be nasty pieces of malware that takes a computer’s files hostage, and then demands a ransom, which can vary in cost. Countless variants have been discovered, which differ in how they are programmed, but

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CryptXXX Ransomware Improved, Rakes in $45,000 in 3 Weeks

The latest version of the scam scourge known as CryptXXX, raked in more than $45,000 (£34,344) in less than three weeks. Victims have few options for recovering data other than paying $500 fee. RELATED: Phony OSHA Scam Halts Target of New Small

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FTC Adds Defendants to Charges in Ongoing Tech Support Scam Case

Three new defendants were added to the Federal Trade Commission in an ongoing case against a tech support scam. The scheme allegedly bilked consumers out of tens of millions of dollars by pretending to represent Microsoft, Apple, and other major

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Romantic Scammers Attack Personal Identities

Online dating is at it’s peak this time of year with cupids still playing off Valentine’s Day, and the second dates lacking as several online daters are finding fraudsters instead of true love. According to Pew Research, one in five Americans between

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