Saturday, July 11

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Dating Romance Scams [Video]
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Dating Romance Scams [Video]

What You Need to Know About Dating Romance Scams Millions of people turn to online dating apps or social networking sites to meet someone. But instead of finding romance, many find a scammer trying to trick them into sending money. Read about the stories romance scammers makeup and learn the #1 tip for avoiding a romance scam. In 2019, people reported losing $201 million to romance scams. People reported losing more money to romance scams in the past two years than to any other fraud reported to the FTC. Romance scammers create fake profiles on dating sites and apps or contact their targets through popular social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, or Google Hangouts. The scammers strike up a relationship with their targets to build their trus...
Gaming Scams and Threats [Video]
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Gaming Scams and Threats [Video]

$2,000 "Gaming Computer" SCAM 5 Video Gaming Kickstarters That Ran Away with your Money! | Dan Ibbertson Top Ten Gaming Scams ft. ThatCreepyReading How to Avoid Mobile Gaming Scams Find out how to stay away from rip-offs and fake games on iOS and Android  ullstein bild/Getty Images With the rise of the "fake news", it's worth noting that consumers of all kinds should be wary of the content that they consume. In particular with mobile gaming, it is quite possible for apps and games to be fake scams. In particular, fake games are a real concern for mobile gamers. Games like Totally Accurate Battle Simulator, Gang Beasts, and Superhot, which didn't have official mobile releases, are regularly cloned and sold on mobile app stores. That they don't have official mobile releases is a b...
Internet Crime Bitcoin and the Darknet [Video]
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Internet Crime Bitcoin and the Darknet [Video]

. Internet Crime Definition - What does Internet Crime mean? Internet crime is any crime or illegal online activity committed on the Internet, through the Internet or using the Internet. The widespread Internet crime phenomenon encompasses multiple global levels of legislation and oversight. In the demanding and continuously changing IT field, security experts are committed to combating Internet crime through preventative technologies, such as intrusion detection networks and packet sniffers. Internet crime is a strong branch of cybercrime. Identity theft, Internet scams and cyberstalking are the primary types of Internet crime. Because Internet crimes usually engage people from various geographic areas, finding and penalizing guilty participants is complicated. Techopedia explains ...
Phishing Attacks [Video]
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Phishing Attacks [Video]

Hackers impersonate Microsoft more than any other brand in phishing attacks By James Sanders Phishers tend to focus on business during the week, social media and finance on the weekend, according to a Vade Secure report. Cybercriminals change tactics throughout the week when waging phishing attacks, as social media services like Facebook are targeted more during the weekend, according to the Q1 2019 Phishers' Favorites report published Thursday by Vade Secure. Social engineering attacks—typically in the form of phishing—continue to be a popular mode of attack for cybercriminals, while an increase in social media for personal brand building, including the rise of Instagram "influencers," resulted in an increased targeting of social media services. After three-quarters of the decline, ...
Increasing Internet Crime Awareness – My Story [Video]
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Increasing Internet Crime Awareness – My Story [Video]

I Dusted off My Story As Part of My Campaign to Increase Awareness of Internet and Offline Crimes Against Children We live in dangerous times, Crimes against children are up 146%, Parents have no idea what their child is doing online, or who their friends are, Family communications are no longer face to face over a meal, where the signs of a problem may be recognized, shared, and hopefully resolved Mobile devices have become are our new baby sitter, values are formed by what the children see and learn on social media, gaming, and videos Self-harm and suicides are increasing over bullying, test scores, and mental stress Life has little value as abortion becomes a quick fix, and women rights dominate much of the political scene We seldom know who our neighbors are, nevermin...
Libra May Never Launch [Video]
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Libra May Never Launch [Video]

Facebook's Libra Lack of Prior Crypto Experience The said launch of Libra, Facebook’s digital currency, has created a wide schism in the world of cryptocurrencies. Some believe that Libra is too centralized for the world’s good. Some back it as a ramp for crypto mass adoption. In the past weeks, Facebook has however faced more significant opposition from without, with US politicians relentless in their criticism. Now, in Facebook’s latest Q2 report, the social media giant has warned that it could back down on the Libra project, as a result of the backlash. In the report sent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Facebook says:  “There can be no assurance that Libra or our associated products and services will be made available in a timely manner, or at all.” Facebook f...
Isn’t It Time YOU Helped Support Our Internet Crime Awareness Campaign? [Video]
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Isn’t It Time YOU Helped Support Our Internet Crime Awareness Campaign? [Video]

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News – Following the OneCoin Crypto Fraud 2019 [Video]
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News – Following the OneCoin Crypto Fraud 2019 [Video]

OneCoin lawyer found guilty in 'crypto-scam' A US lawyer has been found guilty for his role in the OneCoin cryptocurrency scam, which raised billions of pounds from investors convinced they were buying into a new digital currency. A New York jury found that Mark Scott helped to perpetuate the scheme, routing approximately $400m (£310m) out of the US while working to conceal the true ownership and source of the funds. Prosecutors said he made about $50m. Mr. Scott's lawyers had said he did not know that OneCoin was worthless. They said he was simply doing the job asked by Dr. Ruja Ignatova, a co-founder of the Bulgaria-based OneCoin. The federal jury in Manhattan rejected those arguments, finding Mr. Scott guilty of conspiracy to commit money laundering...
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Facebook and Instagram Now Have a Problem With Scam Libra Ads

While Facebook is struggling to agree on its crypto project Libra, a wave of fake Libra accounts have come up online, including on Facebook itself. According to a report by The Washington Post on July 22, nearly a dozen fake Libra pages have circulated across Facebook and its social photo-sharing app Instagram, posing as official entities for the much-discussed digital currency. Facebook removed Libra scam pages only after alerted by Washington Post As said in the report, a number of those fake Facebook and Instagram accounts were removed on July 22 only after The Washington Post reported on them to Facebook. Elka Looks, communications manager at Calibra, reportedly stated that Facebook removes ads and pages that violate their policies when they become aware of them. Some of the fake Libr...
ICFO Internet Resources [Video]
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ICFO Internet Resources [Video]

Selected ICFO Internet Resources The broad range and depth of resources include, but are not limited to Addiction, Aging, Children's Safety, Complaint, Identity Theft, Privacy, Scams. Spam These may include articles, blogs, how to, filing forms, tips and such Resources for your personal research, papers, and library Excellent start for your Due Diligence and further investigation Resources Warning and Recommendations Most of us know that value of a recommendation when you need something; be it a plumber, repair or the type of help resources herein Making a recommendation put your reputation, friendship at risk if something goes wrong We do not have the person power to verify every resource So we have to leave it to you to do your Due Diligence (check them out) Us...