MANGALURU: A Canada-based NRI has lost Rs 1.13 crore from his account with a bank in Manipal after hackers made their way into his email account and got the money transferred to two of their accounts overseas, according to a complaint lodged with the police. 41 more words
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Buying and selling online has become one of the most common ways for consumers to secure the items they’re looking for. From cars to firearms, fine art to snowmobiles, online classified websites and auction platforms are no longer the purview of only the most tech savvy users. 499 more words
TORONTO – Canadian consumers who have shopped at the Home Depot should keep a watchful eye on their inbox.
The company said Thursday that the hackers responsible for stealing 56 million debit and credit cards between April and September also got a hold of 53 million emails addresses. 576 more words
National Cyber Security Awareness Month Culminates in Educating Consumers & Law Enforcement on Cyber-crime: Campaign focuses on drawing awareness to & educating citizens, communities & law enforcement on combating identity theft & online fraud. 1,202 more words
Nobody likes planning for worst case scenarios, but preparing for the worst can help save you time and money. When buying or selling collectables, jewelry, or firearms through online auction or classified sites, there are a few things you should watch out for. 426 more words
An American man in the United States has committed suicide after falling victim to online romance fraud to the tune of $50,000.
THE AFRICAN EYE gathered that Al Socelli – a divorced retired business man – who believed he was courting a potentiial female partner in Ghana was duped by internet fraudsters locally known as Sakawa boys – the Ghanaian version of Nigeria’s Four-One-Nine. 96 more words