CYBER-CRIME NEWS


21
Dec 2017
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! SECURITY EXPERT WARNS TO ONLY SHOP ONLINE WHEN ON PERSONAL WIFI

“In the first six months of this year there has been €16.6 million gross card fraud”  ONLINE SHOPPING is becoming more popular in Ireland and an increase is expected over the Christmas period. Over 50percent of Irish people shop online and around 30percent of people will use their mobile phones as their main shopping tool. A recent CSO household survey found that 79percent of people who made purchases online did not experience any problems, while just 2percent reported fraudulent activity. “If purchasing online only trust your own Wi-Fi networks as opposed to......

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THE EVIL OF SOCIAL MEDIA

THE EVIL OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Friend requests and easy conversation can quickly lead to threats of blackmail, as users fail to take suitable precautions Following a few glasses of wine, John’s inhibitions had dropped when he went online to...


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WOMAN CONNED OUT OF £20,000

WOMAN CONNED OUT OF £20,000

‘Elizabeth’ was asked for money within a week of speaking to her online match and claims the police ‘did nothing’ A woman claimed a Nigerian gang posing as an online love interest conned her...


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