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Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown

Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown

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Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
21:42, 09/11/2019

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018....
09:14, 09/11/2019

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network....
05:56, 08/24/2019

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
02:56, 07/18/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrict...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Man arrested after university students' data stolen in cyber attack A man has been arrested on suspicion of computer crimes and fraud offences by police investigating the theft of student data from Lancaster University....
16:56, 07/24/2019

Europol: 6 arrested in UK, Netherlands in Bitcoin scam The European Union’s police agency says authorities in the Netherlands and Britain have arrested six people suspected of involvement in a cryptocurrency theft worth 24 million euros ($27 million)...
19:00, 06/25/2019

IIT Graduate Arrested For Running Laptop Scam Under PM Modi's Name A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly running a fake website with pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and duping people in the name of "Free Laptop Government Scheme on the Occasion......
03:14, 06/03/2019

IMA Ponzi Scam Mastermind, Back From Dubai, Arrested In New Delhi Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate after he landed in New Delhi from Dubai at about 1:50 am today. Central agencies......
06:00, 07/19/2019

Bengaluru Engineer Arrested, Documents Seized In IMA Jewels Scam Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said that a Bengaluru Development Authority engineer was taken into custody and important documents were seized from his possession in connection with the......
22:00, 07/01/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
03:14, 06/03/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
11:56, 07/12/2019

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
09:42, 09/11/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
18:42, 06/11/2019

In IMA Jewels Scam, Muslim Cleric Allegedly Gifted 3-Crore House Arrested A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
08:28, 08/30/2019

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for running a cryptocurrency scam in which he promised...
12:14, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protests Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis for decades....
05:56, 08/31/2019

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
19:28, 06/28/2019

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voter...
23:14, 06/09/2019

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite being ordered to leave....
20:28, 07/23/2019

Hundreds Arrested As BJP Tries To "Wake Up" Kamal Nath With Bells, Conchs The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday held its first state-wide protest called 'Ghanta Naad Andolan' against the nine-month-old Kamal Nath government in the state. Party workers in all the districts......
19:00, 09/11/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the...
05:14, 06/10/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
00:14, 08/08/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. They typically aren’t. Immigration and Customs...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
00:28, 08/04/2019

Gynecologist At US College Sexually Abused Hundreds Of Patients, Arrested A former gynecologist at a top California university was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 young women during medical examinations, officials said....
05:14, 06/27/2019

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
17:42, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of turtles, Southwest Airlines and a secret video: Trafficking ringleader arrested Nathan Horton is charged with violating the Lacey Act for wildlife trafficking. He illegally shipped hundreds of turtles to China as pets.        ...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Banner Health employee arrested for allegedly possessing ‘hundreds’ of videos, images of child pornography PHOENIX (KPNX) — An employee for Banner Health was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography. John Spero, 40, was arrested at his Scottsdale home on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Acco...
03:28, 07/26/2019

Nissan to cut nearly 1 in 10 jobs worldwide The car company also reported a huge drop in profits in 2019's first quarter. The departure of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, accused of financial misconduct, is touted as one of the reasons for the cutbacks....
10:56, 07/25/2019

Strokes leading cause for disability worldwide TUCSON – Every year 800 thousand people in the U.S. suffer strokes. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While it is unlikely that you’ll die from a stroke, you could end up being handicapped. According to Tucson Neurologist M...
05:56, 06/01/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
03:42, 04/29/2019

New Amazfit smartwatches may soon be on sale worldwide Chinese manufacturer Huami spent the first half of 2019 bringing out a new series of watches including the new Amazfit Verge 2 and Amazfit Bip Lite, and it seems these new devices will soon be on sale worldwide.Huami has often brought its Amazfit dev...
13:56, 07/19/2019

Worldwide inventory to help protect biodiversity For the first time in 14 years, experts have compiled a global eco-inventory of the Earth. They now want to fine-tune the core statements with government representatives....
15:14, 05/01/2019

Look to the Skies to See the Bat-Signal in Cities Worldwide In a celebration of Batman started by DC Comics, sites including the former Domino Sugar building in Brooklyn will be emblazoned with his symbol on Saturday....
19:14, 09/20/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Pennsylvania woman arrested for drunk driving after going to pick up boyfriend arrested on DUI charge A Pennsylvania woman was arrested last week for drunk driving after police say she showed up at the station “intoxicated” while coming to pick up her boyfriend who had previously been arrested on a DUI charge. ...
18:14, 09/17/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27, was arrested on May 1 and charged with two count...
05:28, 05/04/2019

'Minecraft' has sold 176 million copies worldwide Microsoft announced that it has sold 176 million copies of Minecraft, quite a big hop over the 156 million figure they revealed just seven months ago. Despite more buzz around games like Fortnite, Microsoft has kept the game fresh with things like th...
16:14, 05/17/2019

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday....
20:56, 07/04/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
01:14, 06/20/2019

5G speeds and coverage aren't just patchy where you are, it's worldwide 5G is here, but even if you live in one of the few cities around the world which have the next generation of mobile network switched 'on', you'll likely find the coverage (and speeds) far from spectacular right now.The good news is, yo...
22:42, 07/06/2019

Human Trafficking Has a Hidden Cause — and It’s on the Rise Worldwide Tuesday is the U.N.’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. After nearly two decades of international commitment to end modern slavery, one thing is clear: States are simply not doing enough. It is estimated that there are 40.3 million vict...
00:42, 07/31/2019

WHO: Measles outbreaks continue to spread worldwide There have been more reported measles cases in the first six months of 2019 than in any year since 2006, straining healthcare systems the world over, the World Health Organization said....
15:28, 08/13/2019

There are 2 must-get items from McDonald's new Worldwide Favorites menu Having recently eaten through much of the menu at McDonald’s in Hong Kong, it made me realize McDonald’s was like music, film, or another form of pop culture—some of it exported from America worldwide, with the remaining filled with local stars and c...
16:28, 06/14/2019

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
14:14, 05/10/2019

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. Even this record tally is on the conservative side as the crisis in Venezuela is underreported....
08:28, 06/19/2019

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical rela...
17:14, 05/31/2019

Nissan's Q1 Profit Drops By 98.5%; To Cut 12,500 Jobs Worldwide Nissan Motor Co unveiled its biggest restructuring plan in a decade, axing nearly a tenth of its workforce and flagging possible plant closures to rein in costs that ballooned when Carlos Ghosn was......
16:28, 07/25/2019

AI surveillance that tracks citizens is expanding worldwide WASHINGTON — A research group says a growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says at least 75 countries are actively using AI tools ...
09:42, 09/18/2019

Global fintech investment plummets worldwide The ongoing trade war between the US and China led global fintech investments to fall by 29 percent during the first half of 2019 according to a new report from Accenture.The value of fintech deals worldwide during the first six months of this year d...
22:42, 08/19/2019

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer an...
07:28, 06/03/2019

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcom...
23:14, 06/19/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must cut off all support to Myanmar’s military as part of efforts to hold army commanders to account for...
17:42, 05/14/2019

Ford cuts 7,000 white collar jobs worldwide About 10% of the Ford Motor company's global, salaried workforce are to lose their jobs. The cuts are part of a major restructuring and a move to the production of electric cars, as well as crossovers, SUVs and trucks....
20:28, 05/20/2019

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down after three years in the cyber security company....
00:42, 08/17/2019

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
23:14, 06/11/2019

Nissan to axe 12,500 jobs worldwide but Sunderland appears safe Firm refuses to say where cuts will fall but unions are hopeful for UK’s largest car plantNissan has announced it will cut 12,500 jobs globally over the next three years but the Sunderland plant appears to have escaped any further losses.The Japanese...
15:14, 07/25/2019

How Spotify Is Learning From India to Improve Its Service Worldwide Having been in India for six months, Spotify has realised the value of signing up with your phone number, and the benefits of language to user on-boarding, recommendation algorithms, and Daily Mixes.......
11:28, 09/06/2019

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
11:28, 06/08/2019

Outages hit Facebook, Instragram, WhatsApp users worldwide Social network Facebook and associated platforms Instagram and WhatsApp all suffered international outages Wednesday -- primarily in the United States, South America and Europe....
02:28, 07/04/2019

Ducati Multistrada Sales Cross 100,000 Units Worldwide The Ducati Multistrada adventure touring motorcycle from Ducati has reached the 100,000 sales milestone, sixteen years after the first Multistrada model was introduced....
23:28, 09/19/2019

Worldwide PC Market Bounces Back in Q2 2019: Gartner, IDC After witnessing two quarters of decline, the global PC market grew 1.5 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, showed a preliminary report released by Gartner....
15:42, 07/12/2019

Army training brigade prepares for new worldwide deployments Just months after the Army's new training brigade returned from Afghanistan, its teams are preparing for a different type of deployment that will scatter them around the world....
15:28, 05/08/2019

Ducati First Quarter 2019 Sales Up 5 Per Cent Worldwide The Ducati Multistrada, Hypermotard and Scrambler range showed growth in the first quarter of 2019, but the naked models, including the Monster and Diavel models showed negative growth....
21:42, 05/15/2019

US stocks fall again, joining worldwide sell-off, on tariffs The worldwide sell-off in financial markets came back around to the United States Friday, and stock indexes fell from the get-go as traders continue to take cover following President Trump’s latest escalation in his trade war with China...
21:00, 08/02/2019

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refug...
08:42, 06/19/2019

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars worldwide over fire risk Almost 70,000 vehicles in the UK are affected by problem with plastic part in engineAlmost 70,000 Volvo cars are being recalled by the manufacturer in the UK because of a fire risk in the engine.The manufacturer said that a plastic part in the engine...
16:42, 07/22/2019

Allergan recalls textured breast implants worldwide Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare form of cancer, after the U.S. health agency asked the drugmaker to pull the products....
02:00, 07/25/2019

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed across the globe, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire....
13:28, 09/13/2019

World Oceans Day: Beach cleanups held worldwide With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
23:14, 06/08/2019

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook's political ad transparency tools roll out worldwide Facebook's efforts to improve transparency in political ads are now a truly global affair. The social site has made its transparency tools available to advertisers worldwide, letting them post political and issue ads so long as they're au...
02:42, 06/26/2019

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
07:56, 06/19/2019

Party City deflates during worldwide helium shortage Party City announced that it will be closing 45 stores this year in the midst of a worldwide helium storage, but did not directly blame its shrinking business to the challenge....
19:56, 05/11/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
04:14, 05/04/2019

WhatsApp's security breach: Made in Israel, implemented worldwide WhatsApp's latest security flaw allegedly allowed governments to spy on dissidents, activists and journalists around the world. An Israeli cyber company is reportedly behind the loophole — and not for the first time....
15:14, 05/17/2019

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
20:14, 06/04/2019

Teleflex recalls breathing tubes worldwide after reports of 4 deaths Teleflex Inc said on Monday it plans to recall some lots of its Hudson RCI Sheridan endotracheal tubes used for helping patients breathe, following reports of four deaths....
06:28, 06/25/2019

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two...
09:56, 06/28/2019

Global climate strike: millions protest worldwide – in pictures People around the world have been walking out of school and work to join the latest protests against the climate crisis. The global day of action, calling for a reduction in emissions, is being held in the run-up to a UN summit in New YorkGlobal clim...
07:28, 09/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Allergan recalls textured breast implants worldwide Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare form of cancer, after the U.S. health agency asked the drugmaker to pull the products....
21:28, 07/24/2019

With cancer rates rising worldwide, oncologist shortage predicted (Reuters Health) - As cancer rates rise worldwide, researchers predict a shortage of specialists who can deliver chemotherapy, according to a new study....
00:56, 05/14/2019

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
17:28, 06/14/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s ...
21:56, 06/05/2019

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
18:28, 07/24/2019

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to develop Tetris games built for mobile devices worldw...
19:42, 06/28/2019

Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide, reports claim Cuts would be twice as many as the carmaker announced in May and will increase fears of UK losses The carmaker Nissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs around the world as part of efforts to turn itself around, Japanese media have reported.Nissan an...
05:28, 07/24/2019

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing stations worldwide Google Maps' bike-sharing station integrations are arriving in global markets from today, more than a year after debuting in New York City. Read More...
23:56, 07/16/2019

15 million people worldwide may have died by suicide with pesticides since the 1960s Since 1960, roughly 15 million people may have died by suicides throughout the world with pesticide poisoning. Most of these attempts seemed to be spur of the moment events with little or no preparation....
00:57, 09/12/2019

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, told The Guardian that world governments should look...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Google falls to third place in worldwide smart speaker market The global smart speaker market grew 55.4% in the second quarter to reach 26.1 million shipments, according to a new report from Canalys. Amazon continued to lead the race, accounting for 6.6 million units shipped in the quarter. Google, however, fel...
00:00, 08/28/2019

Ivanka Trump hits the road again for women’s rights worldwide Ivanka Trump, her father’s ambassador for women’s rights, is taking her campaign on the road for the second time, traveling to South America to urge nations to remove barriers to economic empowerment for women....
01:56, 08/31/2019

AI-Powered Gun Detection Is Coming to Mosques Worldwide Following Christchurch Shootings In March, a gunman walked into two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, opened fire, and killed dozens of worshippers. According to a police official, the suspected gunman was arrested 36 minutes after police were called to the scene. Now, a tech co...
19:28, 05/06/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
01:14, 09/19/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activismThe Trump administration has taken its war on abortion worldwide, cutting off all fundin...
13:14, 05/18/2019

Endgame, Detective Pikachu Dominate Worldwide Weekend Box Office Avengers: Endgame and Pokemon: Detective Pikachu dominated the worldwide box office this past weekend as the two films brought in over $160 million each....
10:56, 05/13/2019

What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’? I’m an avid consumer of any TV series or podcast that’s even remotely political. I love the drama, intrigue, maneuvering, and most of all, the power. But when it comes to the actual workings of the world of geopolitics, diplomacy, and backroom dealin...
15:14, 05/24/2019

Tetris challenge: emergency services worldwide go flat-out in viral meme From Switzerland to Singapore, police, fire and ambulance departments are laying down their tools, and their bodies, to take part in a new craze“If you’ve always wanted to know what’s in a traffic patrol car, here you go.” On 1 September, the police ...
14:56, 09/18/2019

Fears for Sunderland workers as Nissan plans to shed 10,000 jobs worldwide Japanese carmaker expected to report its worst quarterly results in more than a decadeNissan plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs around the world as the Japanese carmaker struggles to revive its troubled business and salvage its reputation after the o...
14:14, 07/27/2019

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
01:00, 04/29/2019

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
03:42, 04/29/2019

Hobbs and Shaw, The Lion King Rule the Worldwide Weekend Box Office Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw ruled the worldwide box office this weekend with an estimated haul of $180.8 million, the third largest opening in the franchise. In India, Hobbs and Shaw grossed $7.4......
11:28, 08/05/2019

Hurricane Dorian: 'historic tragedy' in Bahamas prompts worldwide call for aid Thousands left without shelter and likely to face food and water shortages as Bahamas hurricane tracks towards FloridaUS officials and counterparts around the world sent out an urgent call for help for the Bahamas after the northernmost islands in th...
07:56, 09/04/2019

Worldwide rise in obesity driven by country dwellers, study finds Country folks have driven the recent global rise in obesity, a study says. This contradicts the thinking that links being overweight with urban living.        ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian Sewing Nils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank started slashing thousands ...
22:56, 07/08/2019

175 people killed worldwide in last eight years in white nationalist-linked attacks At least 16 high-profile attacks have been motivated by white nationalist conspiracy theoriesIn the past eight years, more than 175 people around the world have been killed in at least 16 high-profile attacks motivated, or apparently motivated, by wh...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Hurricane Dorian: 'historic tragedy' prompts worldwide call for aid for Bahamas Thousands left without shelter and likely to face food and water shortages as Bahamas hurricane tracks towards FloridaUS officials and counterparts around the world sent out an urgent call for help for the Bahamas after the northernmost islands in th...
09:00, 09/04/2019

Zara's hit £40 polka-dot dress propels firm's worldwide sales growth Sales at the Spanish group’s established stores rose 5% in the six months to 31 JulyZara’s owner, Inditex, has reported underlying sales growth at its stores in every part of the world – with a little help from a white polka-dot midi dress which beca...
06:56, 09/12/2019

Fitbit Pay rolls out access to seven transit systems worldwide, including New York's MTA Fitbit is one of the world's most popular wearable brands and I see them on wrists during my commute every day. In addition to 24/7 activity tracking, Fitbit devices function as mobile payment devices and with today's release can even be used in lieu...
17:56, 05/29/2019

Last Month Hottest June On Record Worldwide: European Satellite Agency Last month was the hottest June ever recorded with soaring temperatures worldwide capped off by a record-breaking heatwave across Western Europe, satellite data showed Tuesday....
20:42, 07/02/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Services Back Online After Worldwide Outage A Facebook spokesperson explained that a "routine maintenance operation" accidentally triggered a bug that made it difficult for users to upload or send photos and videos....
07:28, 07/04/2019

McDonald’s Worldwide Favorites menu is a greasy, putrid trash fire McDonald’s new Worldwide Favorites menu — a roundup of the chain’s purported top hits abroad — proves that the world’s worse off than we knew. Each of five items, launched this week and inspired by different countries, is awful in its own way. ...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
21:56, 05/01/2019

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg....
07:01, 09/21/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreading to countries around the world.In the civil diso...
13:42, 05/07/2019

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
15:28, 08/23/2019

Sen. Ben Sasse warns of cyber war with China GOP Sen. Ben Sasse warned of a doomsday scenario in which China wipes out US satellites to cripple the military’s GPS and communications systems in a cyber war that takes place in outer space. “​​China has envisioned a lot of game theory ...
04:14, 09/16/2019

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
11:56, 06/16/2019

Meet Panda, an illicit cryptocurrency mining crew terrorizing organizations worldwide Cybersecurity researchers have profiled a hacking crew named “Panda” believed to have amassed roughly $90,000 worth of cryptocurrency via remote access tools (RATs) and illicit mining malware. The Cisco Talos Intelligence Group noted that while Panda...
05:28, 09/19/2019

Montana men who killed mountain lion at Yellowstone sentenced to 3-year worldwide hunting ban Austin Peterson, 20, Trey Juhnke, 20, and Corbin Simmons, 19, had previously admitted to shooting the same mountain lion in a clearly marked area of the park on Dec. 12, 2018....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
22:28, 08/09/2019

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.       ...
15:56, 07/17/2019

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' worldwide launch begins on June 21st You'll be able to save Muggles from rogue magical creatures and misbehaving objects very soon: Niantic will finally start rolling out Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on June 21st. The company has announced the much-awaited mobile game's launch ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Scourge of slavery still claims 40 million victims worldwide, ‘must serve as a wakeup call’ Incidents of modern-day slavery are “only likely to increase” as a result of some of biggest challenges facing the world today, a UN expert outlined in a report for the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday....
23:57, 09/09/2019

Women's Super League games get free live worldwide streaming All Women's Super League matches from England will be broadcast live internationally for the first time on a free streaming service       ...
15:28, 08/06/2019

International pushback disrupts Amazon’s momentum as it seeks to expand its empire worldwide Rule changes in India, along with antitrust probes in Europe, show policymakers are growing more skeptical about the competitive threat from the American e-commerce giant....
22:42, 05/10/2019

Cyber-attack ruled out in UK power outage Neither a cyber-attack nor unpredictable wind power generation were behind a power outage that left nearly one million people in England and Wales in the dark Friday. The outage stranded trains, disabled traffic signals and left thousands of homes ac...
22:14, 08/10/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
19:28, 06/12/2019

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
16:28, 07/11/2019

China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ jailed for 12 years Huang Qi, who ran a website reporting on sensitive topics, is accused of leaking state secrets China’s first “cyber-dissident”, whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for leaking st...
17:00, 07/29/2019

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds....
16:14, 05/17/2019

China 'must clean up its cyber act' for Huawei to be used in 5G network UK defence secretary urges code of ‘fair play’ as he says decision on firm coming soonThe defence secretary has said China needs to modify its cyber-behaviour and adopt a code of “fair play” if Beijing wants the British government to allow Huawei tec...
19:56, 09/11/2019

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network. (Aug. 22)   ...
02:56, 08/23/2019

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
23:14, 06/17/2019

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US government agencies and companies....
07:56, 06/23/2019

First American financial aftershock and the need for cyber resilience IT and security professionals have a huge range of tools and technologies at their disposal to help combat data and device security risks. In fact, global spend on information security is predicted to exceed $124 billion in 2019, according to Gartner...
14:56, 05/31/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
15:56, 05/13/2019

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated agains...
03:42, 07/16/2019

Surge in Anti-Semitic Attacks Has Caused a ‘Sense of Emergency’ Among Jews Worldwide, New Report Says More Jews were killed in anti-Semitic violence around the world in 2018 than during any other year in decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University. The result has been a “sense of emergency”...
15:14, 05/02/2019

I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102....
02:14, 05/17/2019

Calgary students join worldwide strike for climate action with Green Party leader Over 300 people took part in the Global Climate Strike held in Calgary on Friday at City Hall Municipal Plaza, including Green Party Leader Elizabeth May....
01:28, 09/21/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as loads of narcotics. “[The Wall Street Market] was the world’s second largest dark web market, enablin...
16:14, 05/03/2019

Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide Celebrities live such a idyllic existence that they appear, at times, to actively seek out embarrassment. Consider anyone who agrees to play late night talk show games with Corden or Fallon, having already fulfilled their promotional duties with a st...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as leaders voiced concerns about a rising wave of anti-Semitism around the world. In emotional addresses to ...
21:56, 05/01/2019

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your security....
21:42, 07/24/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore face jail time Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
07:56, 05/08/2019

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
07:42, 07/08/2019

Iran says U.S. cyber attacks failed, hints talks are possible Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives....
16:14, 06/24/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
13:56, 05/07/2019

Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has admitted....
23:28, 05/08/2019

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning off...
04:56, 07/09/2019

Huge international cyber-crime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cyber-crime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million dollars from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
20:56, 05/16/2019

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks, according to people ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Australia Says China Behind Cyber Attack On Parliament: Report Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct......
09:28, 09/16/2019

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security firms have seen signs hacking attempts in the past week....
00:14, 06/22/2019

No phishing: LA Cyber Lab puts out app to help spot malicious emails Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relentless march of ransomware, business email compromises, and other attacks against small private and pub...
18:00, 09/18/2019

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial equipment....
05:14, 08/21/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
15:56, 05/02/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
09:28, 05/23/2019

Williamson sacking should not mask cyber security questions As the kingmaker who helped put Theresa May into Number 10 in 2016 and then helped keep her there after the disastrous snap election by getting the DUP to formally prop up the prime minister's minority government, Mr Williamson once reportedly b...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
23:42, 05/22/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
20:14, 05/02/2019

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finlan...
15:00, 06/27/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections, officials in Brussels on Friday approved a cyber sanctions regime that would impose asset freezes a...
04:14, 05/18/2019

10 indicted in multinational cyber plot to steal $100 million Europol announced Thursday a multinational law enforcement operation that dismantled an effort by cybercriminals to steal $100 million from more than 41,000 victims....
16:56, 05/16/2019

Serious cyber attack could trigger full NATO response A cyber attack such as the strike that brought down NHS hospitals in 2017 could prompt a response from all NATO countries, the alliance's general secretary has said....
19:14, 08/27/2019

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
11:28, 08/02/2019

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilized some of the cities systems almost two months ago. WBAL reports the city’s est...
15:28, 06/27/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday, kicking off its eighth Annual Youth Forum. ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face additional counts. Records show Kyle Sandler has signed papers showing he plans to plead guilty Tuesday...
11:42, 05/28/2019

What's the Biggest Scam in Your City? In New York, there are kids who walk around with a sign-up sheet, asking for donations to buy uniforms for their school basketball team. There is no school basketball team. At an NYC drugstore you can buy Chateau Diana “wine product” but you will nev...
17:42, 06/03/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after confirming cyber surveillance attack Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user didn't pick up the call, the company has confirmed....
10:14, 05/14/2019

China's First "Cyber-Dissident" Gets 12-Year In Jail For Leaking Secrets China's first "cyber-dissident", whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for leaking state secrets, a court said....
14:42, 07/29/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
02:28, 09/14/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Penetration testing takes on new meaning when cyber meets Harlequin Enlarge / You had me at "cyber." This week, my wife and favorite librarian Paula brought home a new acquisition specially for me: An Innocent to Tame the Italian, a recent book from the Harlequin Presents imprint. Author Tara Pammi's previous book...
17:56, 07/05/2019

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money....
20:14, 06/06/2019

BASF, Siemens, Henkel, Roche target of cyber attacks German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyber attacks, confirming a German media report which said the likely culprit was a state-backed Chinese group....
14:28, 07/24/2019

Advice and tips on what to do following the WhatsApp cyber attack and protect your device Wake Up To Money's Sean Farrington joins Nicky Campbell for a Your Call special in the wake of the WhatsApp hack on how you can protect your device from cyber attack....
16:14, 05/14/2019

India Warned by Australian Cyber Officials Against Using Huawei: Reports Australian government officials advised India to ban Huawei from supplying parts for the rollout of a 5G telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
12:14, 09/10/2019

World Of Warcraft’s New Cyber-Gnome Wonderland Is The Best Place On Azeroth In August I wrote about the Abandoned Junkheap, a small patch of rust-covered, robot-infested land on the island of Kul Tiras in World of Warcraft that had captured my heart. Now there’s the Mechagon Island zone, an entire zone of junk, robots, cyber...
02:14, 06/27/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models and fear-driven tactics used to sell coverage, I wanted to share a different perspective and addres...
09:28, 05/09/2019

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
13:42, 06/04/2019

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
11:56, 07/05/2019

Lancaster University students’ data stolen in cyber-attack Records and ID documents accessed and fake invoices sent in ‘malicious’ hackStudent data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” cyber-attack on a university.Records and ID documents of some Lancaster University students were accessed in t...
13:56, 07/23/2019

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
06:14, 05/28/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank...
23:14, 05/10/2019

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyb...
04:14, 06/06/2019

These three things make your business an easy target for a cyber attack A new study shows cloud applications are vulnerable entryways for hackers to gain access to company data. The good news is you can protect yourself.       ...
14:56, 07/09/2019

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, according to sources, as President Donald Trump backed awa...
06:28, 06/23/2019

Trump nominates former fleet cyber commander to head the Navy President Trump nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as the next head of the Navy on Wednesday, a week after his previous nominee decided to retire instead of taking over the position....
19:14, 07/18/2019

French Cyber-Police Break Up Massive Botnet Ring French police have neutralised a hacking operation that had taken control of more than 850,000 computers, mainly in Latin America, while also managing to remove the malware from the infected devices....
11:42, 08/29/2019

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with...
14:42, 06/11/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
08:56, 06/11/2019

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
10:28, 06/24/2019

13-year old hacks drone to prove cyber attack risk A teenage boy successfully hacked a common drone in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices and the Internet of Things are to attacks....
19:14, 05/03/2019

The Morning After: US 'launched cyber-attack' on Iranian weapons systems Good morning, there! If you've been waiting on making your own media hub, a new 4K-ready Raspberry Pi model might be exactly what you're after. Elsewhere, the US used a cyberattack to take down an Iranian missile control base....
15:56, 06/24/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the I...
15:14, 06/22/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
13:00, 04/30/2019

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
15:14, 06/13/2019

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable his country's rocket launch systems....
07:56, 06/24/2019

Akamai beats revenue estimates on cyber-security strength Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, powered by demand for its cyber-security services and its traditional business of helping speed up content delivery on the web....
22:56, 04/30/2019

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
19:56, 07/10/2019

U.S. cyber spies unmasked many more American identities in 2018: U.S. report U.S. cyber spies last year unmasked the identities of nearly 17,000 U.S. citizens or residents who were in contact with foreign intelligence targets, a sharp increase from previous years attributed partly to hacking and other malicious cyber activity...
01:42, 05/01/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
20:14, 05/01/2019

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
11:28, 06/23/2019

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei - newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
01:56, 09/10/2019

How Auto Supplier Harman Learned To Fight Cyber Carjackers The expensive efforts have prevented another public breach and helped it become a key player in automotive cyber security, but they show the strain suppliers and automakers face in dealing with this......
10:01, 09/21/2019

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei: newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
04:42, 09/10/2019

North Korea’s Cyber Experts Raised Up to $2 Billion, U.N. Report Says (UNITED NATIONS) — A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapons of mass destruction programs “with total proceeds to date estimated at up to $2 billion.̶...
05:56, 08/06/2019

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surveillance scandals....
16:14, 09/10/2019

Telegram CEO blames China for cyber attack that made the app unusable One of the top ten most popular messaging apps in the world is Telegram, available for iOS and Android. Not as widely used in the U.S., the app offers end-to-end encryption and group chats for as many as 200,000 people. The app also can share videos,...
11:14, 06/15/2019

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
21:28, 07/15/2019

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
06:42, 06/17/2019

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report The Times, in its official public relations account, called Trump’s accusation “dangerous” and said it had told officials about the story before it was published and no security issues were raised....
00:56, 06/17/2019

British cyber expert pleading guilty to creating malware MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 is scheduled in Wisconsin federal court to plead guilty to developing malware to steal banking information. Marcus Hutchins agreed last mont...
16:42, 05/02/2019

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid....
14:14, 06/16/2019

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. of...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 mln from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
09:28, 08/06/2019

Got a LinkedIn email? It's probably a phishing scam Scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world's most popular social media sites to launch phishing scams against unsuspecting users, new research has highlighted.A report from KnowBe4 found that LinkedIn has become the most popular tool ...
15:42, 07/24/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop To Appear Before CBI Tomorrow In Saradha Scam The CBI has summoned former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear for questioning on Saturday in connection with its probe into the Saradha scam, officials said....
01:14, 09/14/2019

How To Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam SIM swap attacks are “off the hook right now,” as described in a November 2018 article from security maven Brian Krebs. While most of you probably have never, and won’t ever, encounter one, it’s good to be prepared should this irritating hack happen ...
20:56, 06/19/2019

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ‘exit scam’ somewhere in the results. But, what ar...
22:14, 07/16/2019

Don’t fall for the ‘one ring’ robocall scam: FCC Don’t call back phone numbers that ring once and hang up, the Federal Communications Commission has warned. People throughout the US have been receiving “one ring” or “wangiri” robocalls in bursts, according to officials...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that N...
23:14, 06/17/2019

BBB Gives Advice To Help Fight Off Scam Calls (LEX 18) – If you feel like your phone keeps ringing with scammers trying all new methods, you’re not alone. The Better Business Bureau tells LEX 18 there’s a push on the federal level to work with phone companies to try to combat t...
21:42, 06/03/2019

How to Identify Scam Listings on Airbnb On a recent Reddit thread, u/brunoflourenco shared their experience with an Airbnb listing in London—which turned out to be a fake. “We get there, knock on the door, the guy comes out and looks really confused,” they wrote. “We tell him that we are t...
20:42, 08/23/2019

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel said he has received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well-prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might fall ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
15:56, 06/12/2019

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congressional Democrat said on Tuesday....
07:42, 08/28/2019

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:28, 06/05/2019

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
09:56, 07/30/2019

American Tech Shudders as China Cyber Rules Are Expected to Get Tougher Proposed cybersecurity regulations by China are vexing U.S. businesses, who see the rules as new barriers to the Chinese market, and loom as a potential sticking point in coming U.S.-China trade talks....
06:14, 07/30/2019

Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
13:28, 09/20/2019

Minimize Potential Cyber Hack Damage With These 11 Good Data Habits Cybercriminals and hackers are more aggressive than ever these days. With advanced technology, breaches are increasingly common, which puts companies and their customers at risk of fraud and identity theft. To avoid this, businesses need to be extra ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government agencies, as well as sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, sending waves of spear-phishing emails, according to representatives of cyber...
15:42, 06/22/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns abo...
03:14, 06/11/2019

Woman, 21, accused in alleged cyber fraud of superannuation and share accounts Melbourne woman is accused of being part of syndicate which used stolen identity information to drain millions from multiple accountsMillions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a...
09:14, 09/17/2019

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
19:14, 06/21/2019

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
17:28, 06/27/2019

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being publicly identified despite being deemed a top malware developer and hacker whose crypters – which are used...
20:56, 07/12/2019

Audit finds Australia Post not effectively managing cyber risks The government-owned entity that wants to build Australia's national identity system and conduct voting via blockchain has been called out by the Audit Office for not being 'cyber resilient'....
03:00, 07/05/2019

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk index for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
06:14, 06/27/2019

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to insta...
09:28, 07/19/2019

Jeremy Hunt vows to step up fight against election cyber-attacks Foreign secretary to call for global action but say there is no proof of interference in UKJeremy Hunt is to promise the government will step up international efforts to prevent overseas cyber-attacks on elections, while insisting the UK has never su...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Cyber criminals hacked into Sackler heir's emails and took £1m from bank A member of the philanthropic Sackler dynasty fell victim to cyber criminals who hacked into his email account in an attempt to steal more than £3 million....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million ($27 million) worth of cryptocurrency. According to a statement, the gang stole Bitcoin from at least 4,000 victims across 12 countri...
14:00, 06/26/2019

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastr...
21:14, 06/24/2019

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign......
14:28, 06/18/2019

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Scheer pledges ‘Canada Cyber Safe’ certification for digital products Scheer says the certification would ensure products that incorporate artificial intelligence or that can access the internet meet ethical and safety standards....
11:00, 09/07/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espiona...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
10:14, 08/06/2019

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
21:28, 07/03/2019

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
21:42, 07/09/2019

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities....
17:14, 06/25/2019

U.S. Cyber Command Bolsters Allied Defenses to Impose Cost on Moscow Deployments to allied countries give the American military an early look at Russian online weapons and new tactics Moscow may intend to use on the United States....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Washington seeks to rally its allies as Tehran says cyber attacks failed Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, as Washington sought to rally support in the Middle East and Europe for a hardline stance that has brought it to the verge of conflict with its long-time foe....
18:28, 06/24/2019

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the ...
08:00, 07/03/2019

State cyber-attack poses big danger for UK banks - Bank of England A state-backed cyber-attack could secretly corrupt the records of British financial institutions over a period of months, posing a risk that banks would probably struggle to guard against on their own, a senior Bank of England policymaker said....
16:56, 06/18/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
23:56, 06/22/2019

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
01:00, 06/19/2019

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
06:42, 08/01/2019

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports....
13:42, 06/23/2019

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers due to the premium that black markets place on private health information—and in particular, the cred...
00:14, 06/06/2019

Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed to China as its likely country of origin....
14:28, 06/13/2019

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
02:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
19:28, 04/30/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
01:00, 05/31/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions With Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, raising fears among leaders in the region that Tehran is stepping up its cyberattacks amid growing ten...
07:56, 08/08/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay protected....
01:42, 04/29/2019

Amazon: Prime Day sales were bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Consumers appear to have embraced Prime Day. The event drew more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, said Amazon.       ...
22:56, 07/17/2019

Amazon says this year's Prime Day surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Amazon also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before....
15:56, 07/17/2019

Ransomware: Cyber-insurance payouts are adding to the problem, warn security experts "It seems like a fix but it really isn't". Paying the ransom might be the cheapest short-term option to get your data back, but it causes long-term problems....
20:00, 09/17/2019

NASA is investigating some astronomical accusations against one of its astronauts, who’s accused of cyber space crime (NBC News)  NASA is investigating what it said is the first ever cyber space crime. The allegations involve astronaut Anne McClain, who’s currently in a divorce and custody dispute with her estranged wife, Summer Worden. According to NBC affili...
16:28, 08/27/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
05:14, 07/26/2019

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sha...
22:28, 06/30/2019

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
01:14, 06/15/2019

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief If there is one thing that keeps the Pentagon's cyber chief up at night, it's the potential for an enemy to "miscalculate" a cyberattack that creates much more damage than is intended....
07:42, 09/11/2019

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
07:28, 08/06/2019

Norsk Hydro sees higher cost of cyber attack as second quarter lags Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, said a cyber attack it sustained in March would cost it more than expected in the second quarter as it reported quarterly earnings that slightly lagged forecasts on Tuesday....
08:42, 07/23/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industrial production. OT consists of machinery equipment,...
12:42, 05/08/2019

FOCUS-Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
14:29, 09/20/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
06:56, 05/09/2019

Beware of This Souvenir-Shop Travel Scam Before you travel overseas, always research common scams at your destination so you don’t fall victim to ploys directed at tourists (like bottled water or “skip the line” scams). And the next time you decide to visit a souvenir shop, be careful. On ...
21:14, 07/25/2019

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re ev...
20:14, 08/06/2019

BBB Officials Warn Of “One Ring” Telephone Scam (LEX 18) – The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to beware of the  “one ring” telephone scam. FCC officials say that calling back to see who it is could result in per minute toll charges (much like “900” number calls). The FCC says th...
21:56, 05/07/2019

Man in $400K GofundMe scam indicted on six charges The New Jersey man who allegedly conspired with his girlfriend and a homeless veteran to scam GoFundMe donors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was indicted for the ruse on Tuesday, prosecutors said. Mark D’Amico was indicted on six separate ch...
09:00, 05/09/2019

‘I was stupid’: Huffman gets 14 days in college scam “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal...
04:29, 09/14/2019

4 chilling lessons from a tech hotline scam Some people think they’re immune to cybercriminals. “I’m not even on their radar,” they think. “What are the chances that I’ll get targeted? It’s not like I’m famous or have zillions of dollars.”...
19:14, 06/29/2019

Beware of firefighter fundraising scam calls A fraud warning has been issued from the Professional Firefighters Of Arizona. The organization said telephone solicitors, pretending to work for a group called the Firefighter Support Association, are calling people and saying they are raising mone...
16:56, 05/16/2019

NYPD cop charged with trying to cash in on $1.5M car-loan scam An NYPD cop was busted Tuesday in a $1.5 million car-loan scam, authorities said. Officer Eduardo Rodriguez, 41, was taken into custody after taking out a loan for a vehicle that he had no intention of purchasing and funneling the dough to two other ...
02:14, 07/03/2019

Beware: This new robocall scam could cost you big time It seems that robocallers have have begun to evolve a bit, as media coverage brings increased scrutiny and potential regulatory action in response to their practices. Now that consumers are starting to get wise to the barrage of robocalls and the myr...
03:42, 05/08/2019

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions IPS Officer For Seven Hours On Second Day IPS officer Arnab Ghosh was grilled for seven hours by the CBI on Thursday as he appeared before the agency for the second consecutive day in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam....
03:28, 05/31/2019

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a cou...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of...
19:56, 07/16/2019

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attac...
22:14, 06/22/2019

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
21:56, 06/23/2019

French cyber-cops shut down Monero-mining botnet that infected 850,000 computers across 100 countries Authorities in France say they have shut down a cryptocurrency mining botnet that had infected more than 850,000 computers across 100 countries. France‘s “cybergendarmes” or more formally, the C3N digital crime-fighting center was alerted to the pote...
10:00, 08/29/2019

Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks The Victorian Auditor-General's Office finds health system could suffer the same fate as the UK's National Health Service and Singapore's SingHealth....
11:56, 05/29/2019

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric ...
11:14, 06/16/2019

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of ...
05:56, 06/18/2019

‘Electricity Shutoff’ Phone Scam Targeting Area LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Better Business Bureau serving Central & Eastern Kentucky has heard from local businesses this week that received calls from scammers posing as Kentucky Utilities, threatening that their power would be shut off immediat...
17:42, 05/29/2019

300 kg Fake Gold Found Under IMA Scam Mastermind's Pool. Why He Had It The Special Investigation Team probing the multi-crore IMA group ponzi scam Wednesday seized 303 kg of fake gold bars hidden under the swimming pool in the sixth floor of a building in Bengaluru......
05:56, 08/08/2019

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Get a call from the Social Security Administration? It could be an imposter scam _____ Con artists tell lies — it’s how they make a living. Calling people and pretending to be with a government agency — IRS, Social Security, ICE, DEA, or the local sheriff’s department — is a ruse that’s been lucrative for years. But these imposte...
23:00, 07/14/2019

Take a clandestine look at the inner workings of a robocall scam center in action If you are a human with a phone number, you’ve either received a scam robocall before or are probably getting one right this very second. While most of us tend to ignore calls from unfamiliar numbers at this point, someone is still falling for these ...
00:14, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs....
03:28, 08/24/2019

Former Queens teacher behind $71M ticket scam gets 2 years in prison A Ponzi schemer who admitted to looting over $70 million from clients in an attempt to keep his ticket-selling business afloat was spared major prison time and sentenced to just two years behind bars Friday. Manhattan federal court Judge Paul Engelme...
02:28, 09/07/2019

Facebook launches UK reporting tool to clamp down on scam ads Social media firm to investigate users’ complaints and take down violating postsFresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook are being introduced in the UK following action taken by the consumer champion Martin Lewis.The social media company ...
09:28, 07/16/2019

"Didn't Eat Biryani": HD Kumaraswamy On Photo With IMA Scam Mastermind In an apparent reference to a photograph with the prime accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam, Mansoor Khan, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy told Vidhana Soudha on Monday: "I did not eat......
13:42, 07/22/2019

Delhi BJP Alleges Rs 2,000 Crore Scam, AAP Hits Back BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday claimed that there is a "scam" of Rs 2,000 crore in the construction of classrooms for Delhi government schools, an allegation rejected by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind......
22:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme that lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro, his stepsons and others while ordinary Venezuelans suffer food shortages, the U.S. Trea...
18:14, 07/25/2019

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy a...
05:56, 05/30/2019

Predictive policing AI is a bigger scam than psychic detectives Law enforcement agencies around the world have recently begun extricating themselves from expensive, ineffective predictive policing systems. The machine learning equivalent of psychic detectives, it turns out, simply doesn’t work. AI can’t predict c...
00:28, 07/09/2019

"I May Be Killed, But Want To Return": IMA Scam Accused Releases Video Nearly two weeks after news of the multi-crore IMA Jewels scam first broke, company founder Mansoor Khan today released a video message telling Bengaluru commissioner Alok Kumar that he was willing to......
22:28, 06/23/2019

IRS impostors are using fake emails to trick you: How to spot a scam Crooks are using phrases like 'tax return reminder' in a new email scam that aims to steal data. IRS warns this may be way to infect your computer.       ...
16:28, 09/09/2019

New York men busted in $2.3M call center scam: feds Three men were busted Monday in New York for running an Indian call-center con that fleeced more than $2 million from US victims — including a 76-year-old woman who lost her savings, prosecutors said. Long Island brothers Kamal Zafar, 51, and Jamal Z...
08:00, 08/27/2019

DOJ disrupts massive business email scam operation The US Department of Justice has indicted dozens of individuals for their involvement in a massive business email scam and money laundering operation.Over a dozen individuals were arrested during raids carried out in the Los Angeles area but a total ...
22:42, 08/23/2019

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports. Police claim Darji had also been marketing another dubious cryptocurrency-related investment, “Regal...
14:14, 06/04/2019

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users...
22:28, 06/10/2019

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They a...
23:56, 05/22/2019

Assets Worth Rs 209 Crore Attached In IMA Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached assets worth Rs 209 crore in its money laundering probe into a ponzi scam involving Karnataka's IMA group, in which thousands of depositors have......
14:00, 06/28/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger ...
12:42, 06/20/2019

Feds still struggling to target international scam callers Authorities on Monday dealt a blow to the scam-phone-call industry by busting three alleged perpetrators in New York, but they’re facing an uphill battle against the billions of calls Americans receive each year from overseas. The feds in June announ...
04:56, 08/27/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
06:56, 06/05/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
02:28, 06/08/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
17:28, 08/14/2019

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warned....
22:42, 06/02/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more......
14:00, 06/13/2019

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong....
15:14, 06/13/2019

Roshan Baig Asked To Appear For Questioning In IMA Jewels Scam Case The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the alleged IMA group ponzi scam, Tuesday served a notice to suspended Congress leader Roshan Baig, asking him to appear before it on Thursday....
15:42, 07/09/2019

Pimco's Ties to Architect of College-Admissions Scam Ran Deep Concerns about Pimco’s connection to the college-admissions bribery and cheating case has prompted the bond manager to examine any employee dealings with the central figure behind the scheme....
11:56, 05/20/2019

Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including actress Lori Loug...
12:56, 05/15/2019

Probing Larger Conspiracy In NSE Co-Location Scam, CBI Tells Court Elaborating on the scope of the investigation since the registration of the FIR, the CBI told the court that it was trying to ascertain the channel used by Mr Shah to access NSE trade data...
19:42, 05/22/2019

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty. Mark D’Amico entered the plea Tuesday in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to a half-dozen f...
08:14, 05/29/2019

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord of Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords of running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and of misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
09:14, 05/23/2019

Ranchi Court Gives Jail Terms To 16 Fodder Scam Convicts A special CBI court in Ranchi has sentenced 16 fodder scam convicts to three to four-year prison terms in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37 crore from the Chaibasa treasury in the......
14:42, 05/29/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, ...
23:42, 05/21/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
23:28, 05/16/2019

Social Security impostor scam: It's growing, and this is how it works Consumer advocates are raising an alert about a twist to an old scam, called the "Social Security impostor scam."        ...
18:56, 05/14/2019

College admissions scam mastermind was an ‘aggressive’ basketball coach The mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal was also once an “aggressive” youth basketball coach who ran grueling, four-hour practices and teased kids as “meatpackers,” according to his former players. William “Rick” Singer mysterio...
19:56, 05/17/2019

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked le...
15:56, 07/19/2019

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
22:28, 07/05/2019

India addresses cryptocurrency scam wave with new police training course High-ranking police officers in India will receive cryptocurrency training to help with investigations involving digital currency. The country’s national police academy – the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVP NPA) – has launched a...
13:14, 07/08/2019

Conviction upheld for trader who bragged scam was like ‘f–king Christmas’ Christmas just got cancelled for Mark Johnson. A New York appeals court on Thursday upheld a conviction against the ex-HSBC currency trader, who was found guilty in 2017 of masterminding a $3.5 billion market-rigging scheme that defrauded one of the ...
16:56, 09/13/2019

Ex-craps dealer linked to $1.2M scam is banished from Nevada casinos A former craps dealer at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas now has the dubious distinction of being the 36th person listed in the state of Nevada’s “black book” – a register of those excluded from casinos in the state....
09:14, 05/24/2019

Saradha Scam Case: Former Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar Avoids CBI Again Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar failed to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI this morning in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam case, increasing the......
11:42, 09/17/2019

Polish court says founders of financial scam guilty of fraud WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court says the two founders of a notorious pyramid scheme are guilty of fraud for cheating thousands of people out of their savings, worth $219 million, in one of the nation’s biggest financial scandals. The Provi...
12:14, 05/20/2019

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
01:28, 06/28/2019

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop Your heart races as your cellphone on the bedside table comes alive and wakes you in the middle of the night. Through blurry eyes, you see the number flash across your screen and recognize it instantly — the cancer center where your loved one is bein...
16:42, 08/07/2019

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss-bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts — declare their share and pay taxes or keep the scam going. They chose the latter....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Jersey man puts $1.5M life savings in Bitcoin scam, loses everything A resident of the self-governing British island, Jersey, has lost their life-savings to a Bitcoin scam. Scammers hoodwinked the victim over an 18-month period leading him on to eventually hand over his £1.2 million ($1.5 million) life savings, The Je...
16:14, 05/03/2019

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
12:28, 06/05/2019

Praful Patel Skips Questioning Again In Alleged Aviation Scam Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Wednesday again skipped questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with an investigation into how Air India ceded profitable routes to......
11:56, 06/12/2019

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
17:14, 06/21/2019

“WHAT HAPPENED????” How a remote tech writing gig proved to be an old-school scam Enlarge / Maybe this is the "Mark Taylor" I seek... (credit: Getty Images | vladru) After a layoff dumped me into the job market for the first time in more than a decade, I had an all-too-close encounter with a new breed of digital fraudsters who p...
16:14, 06/02/2019

South Korean execs jailed for Russian shipwreck scam Three executives from a South Korean company have been jailed for lying that they found a long-lost sunken Russian warship filled with $133 billion worth of gold. Seoul-based firm Shinil Group made the stunning announcement in July that it unearthed ...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
09:42, 05/03/2019

Opposition Leaders Link Maharashtra Minister To 340 Crore Scam Opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest, accusing Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil of involvement in a "Rs 342 crore scam" pertaining to two land deals in Pune district....
21:42, 06/27/2019

Penis Enlargement Surgery Is a Total Scam, Big Study Finds In case there was any doubt—penis enlargement surgeries are usually ineffective and can leave men psychologically and physically damaged, according to a new study.Read more......
19:42, 05/10/2019

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Chinese Metal Tycoon Charged For $1.8 Billion Tariff Scam In US The Chinese billionaire founder of metals giant Zhongwang has been indicted in the United States for his alleged role in an elaborate scheme to avoid paying $1.8 billion in tariffs on aluminum shipped......
05:00, 08/01/2019

Busted: $10 Million Tech Support Scam That Preyed on the Elderly Two individuals were arrested this week in connection with a fraud scheme that manipulated thousands of victims into paying for invented tech services that they didn’t need.Read more......
01:28, 09/21/2019

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allo...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Chronicle-Tribune reports 41-year-old Tina Fonseca Stanley of Marion was sentenced t...
18:42, 06/07/2019

Prosecutors raid Commerzbank offices over share-trading scam Prosecutors on Tuesday raided offices of Germany's Commerzbank as part of a broader investigation into a fraudulent share-trading scheme, the Cologne public prosecutor's office said....
17:14, 09/10/2019

"Safety Guaranteed": Bengaluru Police Say IMA Scam Accused Can Return A day after IMA Jewels case accused Mansoor Khan claimed in a video that he was willing to face an investigation in India despite the risk to his life, Bengaluru police today said they will guarantee......
15:56, 06/24/2019

How to Spot Scam iOS Apps That Sucker You into Making Expensive Purchases We tend to call out shady apps found on the Google Play Store pretty regularly, but there are also some iOS apps looking to pull one over on unsuspecting Apple customers. In this case, these apps are trying to scam users into costly—and in some cases...
21:56, 08/08/2019

Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam A call center scam that targeted US citizens and requested payment in Bitcoin has been busted by police in India resulting in the arrest of 78 people. According to a report, the Indore unit of Madhya Pradesh police’s Cyber Cell unearthed the online s...
14:14, 06/13/2019

Felicity Huffman To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scam BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty to participating in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme. The “Desperate Housewives” star is scheduled to appear Monday in Boston federal court. Huffman was among 50 ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Trinamool Minister Partha Chatterjee Summoned By CBI In Saradha Scam Trinamool Congress minister Partha Chatterjee has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with its probe into the Rs 10,000 crore Saradha chit fund, sources said....
14:42, 08/16/2019

How a Mormon housewife sold America the big speed-reading scam “There’s no way to dramatically increase reading speed without a decrease in comprehension,” a psychologist told The Post. “Whoever claims to be a speed-reader is likely skimming.”...
19:00, 09/21/2019

Lobbyist Deepak Talwar Sent To Judicial Custody Over Aviation Scam A Delhi court Friday sent corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar to judicial custody in connection with an aviation scam which allegedly led to losses for Air India....
03:42, 08/10/2019

Lobbyist Deepak Talwar Sent To 7-Day CBI Custody In Aviation Scam Case A Delhi court has sent corporate lobbyist and fugitive Deepak Talwar to seven-day CBI custody in connection with an aviation scam being investigated by the agency....
14:56, 07/26/2019

Meet the posh billionaire family entangled in admissions scam The Chinese Stanford student whose parents paid $6.5 million to a crooked college fixer for securing her spot at the top school comes from a family of Bentley-driving billionaires who sent her to posh British boarding schools. But Yusi “Molly&#...
02:14, 05/04/2019

A genetic-testing scam is targeting seniors and ripping off Medicare Scammers are persuading seniors to hand over cheek swabs with their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.       ...
13:28, 07/27/2019

Student whose family paid $6.5M in scam says ‘hard work’ got her into Stanford A newly unearthed video appears to show the Chinese student whose family allegedly paid a fixer $6.5 million to get her into Stanford bragging that she’s living proof you don’t need to be that smart to get into the elite school. In a live...
05:14, 05/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
17:42, 09/06/2019

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a super-smash: $847M worldwide and counting "Spider-Man: Far From Home" celebrates another weekend at No. 1 at the box office. Counterprograming like "Crawl" and "Stuber" barely made a dent.        ...
08:42, 07/18/2019

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a...
03:29, 09/20/2019

A Crackdown on Islam Is Spreading Across China A secret Communist Party directive has led to restrictions on Islamic practices far from Xinjiang, the western region where Uighurs have been brutally repressed....
16:42, 09/21/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
14:42, 06/15/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav...
18:42, 05/26/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings....
23:28, 06/02/2019

Alcohol use soaring worldwide: The average adult now consumes about 1.7 gallons of pure alcohol per year. Global alcohol use continues to rise, a new study reports, and is expected to continue to grow in the years ahead. In fact, just in the past 30 years, the total volume of alcohol humans consumed globally per year increased by a whopping 70%.  &...
01:28, 05/08/2019

MLB London Series is homecoming for 'Baseball Brit' in his 162-game worldwide journey Over 100 days and 41 ballparks into Joey Mellows' journey to watch 162 MLB games this year, the 34-year-old fan will see Yankees-Red Sox in London.       ...
23:28, 06/26/2019

Alcohol use soaring worldwide: The average adult now consumes about 1.7 gallons of pure alcohol per year Global alcohol use continues to rise, a new study reports, and is expected to continue to grow in the years ahead. In fact, just in the past 30 years, the total volume of alcohol humans consumed globally per year increased by a whopping 70%.  &...
06:28, 05/08/2019

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic information and get alerts about speed cameras and speed limits indications.Surprisingly, the feature didn't ...
07:42, 05/28/2019

College admissions scam mastermind reportedly told clients to lie about ethnicity Crooked college consultant William “Rick” Singer reportedly advised some of his rich white clients to pretend their kids were “minorities” in order to gain entry to elite universities. Top schools have long given preference to athletes an...
05:00, 05/19/2019