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Bitcoin Rise Fuels Social Media Scams
The price of a single Bitcoin passed that of an ounce of gold for the first time this month, and scammers were quick to get in on the action with Ponzi schemes and phishing sites spread via social media. Victims are lured in with fake Bitcoin wallets, fake Bitcoin search services, fake surveys about Bitcoin, too-good-to-be-true money making offers, and classic pyramid scams now dressed up with Bitcoins, according to a report released this week.
Cybercriminals Exploit March Madness Frenzy
The last 15 days of the annual NCAA basketball tournament has seen heightened malicious activity involving phishing pages, adware downloads and mishandling of user data.
Alleged vDOS Owners Poised to Stand Trial
Police in Israel are recommending that the state attorney’s office indict and prosecute two 18-year-olds suspected of operating vDOS, until recently the most popular attack service for knocking Web sites offline...The police are preparing to recommend prosecutors charge the men with computer fraud and extortion, alleging they caused more than six million shekels worth of damage (approximately USD $1.65 million).
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Identity Theft Victim Sues Albuquerque Police Department
Monday, March 27, 2017
An investigation into a fraudulent check led Albuquerque police to arrest the victim of identity theft, even though the perpetrator who used his ID to cash the check looked dramatically different, according to a lawsuit filed this month.
Identity Theft Suspect With 19 Fake Driver Licenses Arrested
Monday, March 27, 2017
According to sheriff deputies, the unidentified male suspect was arrested for containing 19 fake California Driver Licenses and several packages purchased from a false credit and debit cards.
New Scam Tricks Victims out of Thousands of Dollars Using Old Con
Monday, March 27, 2017
It’s a new twist on an old scam designed to steal thousands of dollars from unsuspecting consumers nationwide. It used to be called the Secret Shopper scam. The new version goes by the name Secret Surveyor, but the con is the same.
Mass. State Police Warn of Phone Scam Seeking Money to Clear Warrants
Monday, March 27, 2017
Massachusetts State Police say they've received numerous complaints about calls that appear to come from a phone number for the department's South Boston barracks. The caller is identified as an officer and then instructs victims to meet at local shopping centers to provide money to clear up police warrants.
Push for Internet Privacy Rules Moves to Statehouses
Monday, March 27, 2017
As on climate change, immigration and a host of other issues, some state legislatures may prove to be a counterweight to Washington by enacting new regulations to increase consumers’ privacy rights.