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Men Being Targeted In Facebook Blackmail Sex Scam – Sextortion …

Men are being targeted for blackmail on Facebook and local police are saying use common sense.

The East Algoma OPP is warning the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship.

As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam.

The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay up or the video will be released publicly or sent to a list of friends.

Police say protect yourself by denying any requests to perform an illicit act over the internet and disable your webcam or any other camera when you are not using it.

If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, call police or report online

Read more at: https://www.myespanolanow.com/15825/men-targeted-facebook-blackmail-sex-scam-sextortion/

Men Being Targeted In Facebook Blackmail Sex Scam – Sextortion

Men are being targeted for blackmail on Facebook and local police are saying use common sense.

The East Algoma OPP is warning the public about a scam that seems to be targeting men on social media like Facebook, dating sites or pornographic websites.

Sextortion is where people are lured into an online relationship.

As the relationship builds, victims are encouraged to use the computer’s camera and the scammer will coerce the victim to perform a sexual act on webcam.

The victim is later advised that the event was recorded and to pay up or the video will be released publicly or sent to a list of friends.

Police say protect yourself by denying any requests to perform an illicit act over the internet and disable your webcam or any other camera when you are not using it.

If you think you or someone you know has been a victim of fraud, call police or report online

Read more at: https://www.myespanolanow.com/15825/men-targeted-facebook-blackmail-sex-scam-sextortion/

3 Easy No-Brainer Tips to Monitor Your Child’s Activities Online Without Being too Intrusive

I don’t blame her. During her time, internet was not something 10 year olds had much access to and even if they did it was to play games. Now kids play games, read articles and books, chat with their friends and stream videos online.

Read more at: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/3-easy-no-brainer-tips-to-monitor-your-childs-activities_us_5a4bbcc6e4b0df0de8b06d3a

Cyber Bullying: Young students unable to get away from being bullied

MIDLAND-ODESSA, TX (KWES) –

Being bullied is not a new subject, but how it is being done has changed traumatically the past 10 years, and a big part of that is social media.  

“With the media presence, you can be bullied online and literally it can affect you. I have seen one student that will go from one school will go all the way to school in Odessa and everyone at that school knows too because it’s all connected through social media,” said Lewis Busbee, MA, LPC, with Lewis Busbee Family Therapy.  

The National Center for Education and Bureau of Justice Statistics show that 28% Of U.S students in Middle grade have been bullied.  

High school shows to be no different, 20% of U.S Students have been bullied.  

But, now there is a change in society students can’t just leave it at school, the problem follows them home and while they are sleeping.   

“Click and share. If I was to be

Read more at: http://www.newswest9.com/story/37043964/cyber-bullying-young-students-unable-to-get-away-from-being-bullied

Irish Water warns customers are being targeted in new email scam asking for bank details for long awaited water …

IRISH Water are warning customers about a new cyber scam that asks punters for their bank details in order for them to refund their long awaited water charges.

The phishing scam sees hackers send out thousands of emails claiming to be from Irish Water and telling customers that they need to fill in their bank details in order to receive their refund.

Irish Water customers have been receiving the dodgy emails

Irish Water customers have been receiving the dodgy emails

The professional looking email directs the reader to a bank details field before re-routing the user to the official Irish Water website so they don’t realise they have been conned.

Cyber crime expert Urban Schrott of ESET Ireland said the Irish Water scam was first flagged to him earlier this week and he described the bogus email as “professional” and potentially effective.

He told the

Read more at: https://www.thesun.ie/news/1864151/irish-water-warns-customers-are-being-targeted-in-new-email-scam-asking-for-bank-details-for-long-awaited-water-charges-refunds/

Irish Water warn customers are being targeted in new email scam …

IRISH Water are warning customers about a new cyber scam that asks punters for their bank details in order for them to refund their long awaited water charges.

The phishing scam sees hackers send out thousands of emails claiming to be from Irish Water and telling customers that they need to fill in their bank details in order to receive their refund.

Irish Water customers have been receiving the dodgy emails

Irish Water customers have been receiving the dodgy emails

The professional looking email directs the reader to a bank details field before re-routing the user to the official Irish Water website so they don’t realise they have been conned.

Cyber crime expert Urban Schrott of ESET Ireland said the Irish Water scam was first flagged to him earlier this week and he described the bogus email as “professional” and potentially effective.

He told the

Read more at: https://www.thesun.ie/news/1864151/irish-water-warns-customers-are-being-targeted-in-new-email-scam-asking-for-bank-details-for-long-awaited-water-charges-refunds/

Equipment identity register being set up to keep duplicate SIMs in check

At a time when there are several reports of data loss and cybercrimes, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan on Thursday said a central equipment identity register was being set up to keep a check on false or duplicate SIM cards and mobiles. The Indian government has been one of the most proactive and in the past four-five months, several initiatives have been taken to improve cyber security, she said.
 
Adding, “A Botnet centres has already been set up, the NCCC is getting operational, the sectoral CERT framework is getting drawn up. In terms of telecom security, we are looking at network security. We are auditing telecom service providers.”


 
The telecom secretary said the global community needed to do more in terms of supporting national governments with more resources and greater collaboration when they have intelligence about cyber crime. She said the openness of internet had a

Read more at: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/equipment-identity-register-to-keep-duplicate-sims-in-check-117112400043_1.html

Online shoppers could have to wait for a TEXT before being allowed …

ONLINE shoppers may have to wait for a text before they can check out in a bid to tackle an explosion in fraud.

The Home Office is examining the scheme to prevent criminals stealing card details.

 The 'Motion Code' system generates a new security code on the back of a credit card every hour
The ‘Motion Code’ system generates a new security code on the back of a credit card every hour

Brits could also be given hi-tech credit cards with security numbers that change EVERY HOUR to tackle the £10 billion explosion in online fraud.

And they may also be forced to separately enter an “authentication” code sent by their bank by text message to be able to shop on the web.

A senior Home Office official yesterday said the days of ‘chip and pin’ were over and “new” technology

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/4707318/plans-to-fight-cyber-crime-credit-card-fraud-with-security-technology/

Online shoppers could have to wait for a TEXT before being allowed to check out online in bid to tackle online fraud

ONLINE shoppers may have to wait for a text before they can check out in a bid to tackle an explosion in fraud.

The Home Office is examining the scheme to prevent criminals stealing card details.

 The 'Motion Code' system generates a new security code on the back of a credit card every hour
The ‘Motion Code’ system generates a new security code on the back of a credit card every hour

Brits could also be given hi-tech credit cards with security numbers that change EVERY HOUR to tackle the £10 billion explosion in online fraud.

And they may also be forced to separately enter an “authentication” code sent by their bank by text message to be able to shop on the web.

A senior Home Office official yesterday said the days of ‘chip and pin’ were over and “new” technology

Read more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/4707318/plans-to-fight-cyber-crime-credit-card-fraud-with-security-technology/

‘I’m not a punchline, I’m a human being’: Monica Lewinsky debuts anti-bullying PSA

Since returning to the public life after a Vanity Fair interview in 2014, Monica Lewinsky has become a vocal anti-bullying advocate, and in particular fighting online harassment. This week the 40-year-old, in conjunction with US ad agency BBDO New York and Dini von Mueffling Communications, debuted a new anti-bullying public service announcement, In Real Life, which features actors reacting to the harassment and cyber bullying they have witnessed.

“It’s a stab in the gut. A punch. Someone hammering you on the head,” she told Glamour magazine of her experience of bullying in a recent interview.