Month: March 2019

Virtual Case Notes: AI ‘Polygraph’ Knows When You Lie Online

FSU researcher Shuyuan Ho is working on an AI system that can use language cues associated with deception to predict whether someone is lying online. (Photo: Courtesy of Florida State University) Editor’s Note: Welcome to my weekly column, Virtual Case Notes, in which I interview experts on the latest developments in digital forensics and cybersecurity. …

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Africa: Government Charged As SIM Boxing Menace Rips Africa

By Adeyemi Adepetun Sharp practices in Africa’s telecommunications sector are not abating as the menace of SIM boxing, Call masking, and refilling appeared to be on the upward swing. While Nigeria had been battling the menace for the past two and half years, which had impacted negatively on security and costing the country about N3 …

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Florida Men Behind Bars: 1st-Degree Murder Convictions Mean More Killings

  by Seth Augenstein – Senior Science Writer –  @SethAugenstein   A series of academic studies in Europe and elsewhere have seemed to indicate that killers don’t necessarily go on to kill again. But a new study of Florida men behind bars for 1st-degree murder makes a clear statistical correlation: murderers have a significantly higher likelihood of …

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College admissions scandal: Ex-Yale football coach pleads guilty to fraud

A former Yale University football coach has pleaded guilty to fraud-related charges for allegedly accepting bribes to help students get into the college. Women’s football coach Rudy Meredith accepted a $400,000 (£306,000) bribe to fraudulently mark a non-athletic student as a recruit, prosecutors say. The case is part of a wider scam that helped wealthy parents buy …

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Fraudsters targeting online gamers

Don’t let fraud ruin your fun – Action Fraud warns against fraudsters targeting online gamers. Action Fraud is warning parents and online gamers of the risk of fraud involving Steam Cardsand Fortnite.  Between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, Action Fraud received 35 reports of Fortnite related fraud, with a total loss off £5,119 – an average of £146 …

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Train up ‘cyber security champions’ to stop hackers, small businesses told

Small businesses should train up “cyber security champions” to better protect themselves from the threat of cyber attacks, new government research has suggested.   A report by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) claimed that in the case of more than half (57%) of businesses who …

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METROEFCC arrests 6 `Yahoo’ boys, recovers exotic cars

GOOGLE + The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office have arrested six `Yahoo’ boys and recovered five different models of exotic cars and laptops. The Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday. He said …

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Police most corrupt institution in Nigeria, reveals SERAP survey

A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerge as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in the country …

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Include Background checks in your hiring procedures

In hindsight, it seems obvious: Nathan’s pilfering of ING Corp. should have never been allowed to start, much less last as long as it did.   Nathan played a lead role in transitioning his old employer onto a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. A mistake by his new employer created an opportunity for Nathan …

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I MARRIED A SCAMMER !! Exclusive HD Documentary with subtitles

In 2013 and then 2015, a Nigerian Scammer pretending to be a bank official contacted me and a ScamBaiting friend, trying to scam us. We baited him on each occasion and in 2015 he sent a woman to meet my character in England (an elderly, disabled man), to collect a large sum of cash from …

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