You probably know that Western Union runs money transfer services in the US and worldwide.
What you might not know is that, according to the FTC, Western Union has known for years that scammers were using its system to commit significant fraud....
Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year.
They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information.
In recent months, we’ve told you about IRS imposters, romance scams, and work-at-home scams.
We always give you tips on how to spot and avoid these scams. Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. If you’re lookin’ for love (sometimes in all the wrong places), chances are you’ll wind up on an online dating site at some point.
70% of compromised users are women, and half of those women are over 40, resulting in a combined loss of 15 million dollars.
We want to help you on your quest for love in the digital age, however there may be many obstacles in your path that you may not be aware of.
Instead, they claim to offer work at home jobs or pretend to be your...
You hear from us fairly often about imposter scams.
Things do need to be better, and we need to talk about the role of Government in that. Let's talk about how it really works, so we can discuss how we can do it better.
The things that need to be better are technical in nature, and guide research priorities that are outright not being addressed at present. The winning submissions to Pwn2Own 2016 provided unprecedented insight into the state of the art in software exploitation.
What we call the Internet, was not our first attempt at making a global data network that spanned the globe. It's increasingly likely that there will be attempts to *change* the principles of the net, and the reality is that widespread hacking is the exact sort of force that brought us this working-ish system in the first place.