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Smishing On Dice
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Smishing: A Whole New Level of Scams & Frauds

Any string of digits the same length as a phone number can be sent messages to by the hacker. Without risk, they are free to test any and all digit combinations. Users read 98 percent of text messages, according to Gartner, and respond to 45 percent of them. This makes text a highly obvious attack channel for hackers, especially given that, according to Gartner, only 6% of emails receive replies.

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Scammers Are Not Leaving The LGBTQ Community Alone in A Whirlpool of Dating Scams

Sharing personal information with ransom users on dating apps such as email addresses, cell phone numbers, social media profiles, or facts about the employment might lead to further information being gathered about you without your knowledge or permission. These scammers are able to stalk your accounts and family members who are already linked on social media in order to obtain additional information about you and your loved ones.

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Alexa’s Ability to Replicate Anyone’s Speech Under Amazon’s Plan Raises Concerns Regarding Scams

According to Prasad, Amazon wants Alexa to have “generalizable intelligence,” or the capacity to adjust to user situations and pick up new ideas without much outside assistance. The all-knowing, all-capable, uber artificial general intelligence, or AGI, that Alphabet’s DeepMind unit and Elon Musk-co founded OpenAI are pursuing, he claimed, “is not to be mistaken with” this objective. While artificial intelligence (AI) cannot take away the agony of loss, it can make memories linger longer, according to Prasad.

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Recent Spike in PayPal Chargeback Scams and How to Avoid Them

Fortunately, it’s simple to spot this scam. One approach is to flat-out refuse to take any PayPal direct payments and demand that clients use the checkout process. However, even if you do want to accept direct payments, you may still stop this scam by issuing a full refund and asking for a fresh payment for the right amount.

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Coin Mining FX

According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Consumer Sentinel, between October 2020 and March 31, 2021, nearly 7,000 people reported losses totaling more than $80 million. These figures reflect a 12-fold increase in the number of reports over the same period last year, as well as a nearly 1,000% increase in reported losses.

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