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Scam call volume more than doubled in 2021, says T-Mobile

Scam call volume in the U.S. jumped by 116 per cent over 2020, reaching a record high, according to the 2021 Scam and Robocall...

Social isolation is driving up fraud anxiety, says TD Bank

Feelings of fraud vulnerability are increasing as loneliness rise, but Canadians are taking measures to protect themselves.

Romance scams pick on divorced, lovelorn

Research out of the UK today says that perhaps as many as 200,00 people have been victims of online romance scams and the same study says over 1 million people personally know someone who has been scammed by one of these heartless fraudsters.

Mobile malware exploits on the way, experts say

Criminals are starting to find ways to make money by attacking smart phones, according to some security vendors. Kaspersky Lab identified more than 1,550 mobile malware signatures in September

Hackers hijack Obama’s, Britney’s Twitter accounts

Thirty three celebrities including President-Elect Barack Obama and pop singer Britney Spears had their Twitter accounts hijacked by hackers using Twitter's own support tools

Competition Bureau tackles online cancer fraud

The Competition Bureau recently launched Project False Hope, aimed at targeting online cancer-related health fraud and raising public awareness. Under this initiative dozens of Canadian-operated Web sites that offer cancer-related products that raise concerns under the Competition Act have been uncovered, according to the bureau.

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