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DHS warns on immigration spoofing scam

You could probably see this one and others like it coming, given the current immigration quagmire that is the United States immigration environment. Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a fraud alert saying criminals have been usi.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldApr 19th, 2017

FTC: We won’t stand in the way of pending Amazon-Whole Foods merger

Agency warns it “may investigate anticompetitive conduct” if needed in future. Enlarge (credit: Portal Abras) The Federal Trade Commission has formally allowed Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods to go forward. According to a statement r.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 30 min. ago

Musk Warns Against ‘Arms Race’ in Autonomous Weapons

Elon Musk, the billionaire behind such companies as electric car-maker Tesla and rocket-maker SpaceX, this week joined other experts in the field of artificial intelligence... Elon Musk, the billionaire behind such companies as electric car-maker.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Low-calorie pizza and burgers won’t fix our child obesity crisis

The latest push to tackle growing waistlines among England's children is a call to cut calories in junk food. It won't work wonders, warns Tom Sanders.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News16 hr. 37 min. ago

Identity theft at epidemic levels, warns Cifas

Cases total nearly 500 a day with people in their 30s the most targeted group, a watchdog warns......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2017

Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Des Moines Register: Eddie Tipton, the Iowa brainpower behind a case of multi-state lottery fraud, will spend up to 25 years in prison for rigging "random" drawing jackpots. It's unknown how many years Tip.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2017

How the feds stopped a Porsche-driving trademark fraudster

DOJ described scheme as "one of the more sophisticated" they'd ever seen. Enlarge (credit: eightfivezero) The mastermind of a years-long fraudulent trademark scam that federal authorities dubbed as "one of the more sophisticated, elaborate, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2017

Crypto-cash investors duped in funding scam

The con netted thieves about $500,000 of the Ethereum virtual currency......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2017

DJI drone owners told to update or be grounded

Spark drone owners have until 1 September to apply the update or their aircraft will no longer fly, DJI warns......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2017

Killer robots: Experts warn of "third revolution in warfare"

A letter to the UN warns the world is getting closer to a dangerous "third revolution in warfare"......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

A Global Fish War is Coming, Warns US Coast Guard

schwit1 shares an article from the U.S. Naval Institute's Proceedings magazine. It includes this warning from the Coast Guard's chief of fisheries law enforcement: Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

ICE: We don’t use stingrays to locate undocumented immigrants

Letter adds that, even when you’re targeted via stingray, you can still call 911. Enlarge / Thomas Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seen here during a February 2016 Senate hearing. (credit: Al Drago/CQ Roll C.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky

An anonymous reader quotes CyberScoop: The FBI has been briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security, current and former se.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Google Warns Webmasters About Insecure HTTP Web Forms

In April Chrome began marking HTTP pages as "not secure" in its address bar if the pages had password or credit card fields. They're about to take the next step. An anonymous reader quotes SearchEngineLand: Last night, Google sent email notifications.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

Dude"s definition of "role play" is not exactly what his Tinder match had in mind

It's not easy keeping up with every sex term out there. Just ask this guy on Reddit who had a slight miscommunication with his Tinder match.  Reddit user notaninterestinguser posted a screenshot of his conversation with Rose, who might be a scam.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

EFF warns blocking neo-Nazi sites may threaten free speech

The EFF has criticized internet providers for blocking the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, saying it violates the principals of free speech and could backfire. "We strongly believe that what GoDaddy, Google and Cloudflare did here was da.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Roku Gets Tough On Pirate Channels, Warns Users

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Earlier this year Roku was harshly confronted with this new piracy crackdown when a Mexican court ordered local retailers to take its media player off the shelves. While this legal battle isn't o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

Bank-fraud malware not detected by any AV hosted in Chrome Web Store. Twice

Extension that surreptitiously steals bank passwords uploaded twice in 17 days. Enlarge A researcher has uncovered an elaborate bank-fraud scam that's using a malicious extension in Google's Chrome Web Store to steal targets' passwords. Once.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

LED eyelashes could cause cataracts and wrinkles, doctor warns

Perhaps you should think twice before jumping on the LED eyelash bandwagon, an ophthalmologist is warning. The latest clubbing fad has people affixing LED strips above their eyes. Powered by a small battery tucked into the hair at the back of your he.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017

Roku Gets Tough on Pirate Channels, Warns Users

Users of the popular media player Roku receive a stark warning when they install channels outside of the official store. While these private or "non-certified" channels are still permitted, the company says that copyright-infringing channels may be p.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsAug 15th, 2017

iOS 10 Quietly Deprecated A Crucial API For VoIP and Communication Apps

neutrino38 warns that iOS 10 includes a significant change "overlooked by the general public": It deprecates an API that is crucial for VoIP and other instant messaging applications that enable keeping one socket active despite the fact that the appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 12th, 2017