Spam protection

Tsunami of fraudulent calls confuses the Ministry of Social Protection

The Department of Social Protection is mystified by the tsunami of fraudulent cell phone calls to Irish people seeking their personal details. This said the calls had already caused the department “damage to reputation” and had seriously affected their ability to deal with customers over the phone who had become …

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Endangered Orcas Get New US Government Protection | Washington News

SEATTLE (AP) – Endangered killer whales received new habitat protections from the U.S. government on Friday. The National Marine Fisheries Service finalized rules to expand critical habitat for resident killer whales south of the Canadian border to Point Sur, California, adding 15,910 square miles (41,207 square kilometers) of food, river …

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Responsibility of the company in the protection of personal data

Nowadays, with the beginning of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, the globe has created and produced a new resource known as “Big Data”. As a result, technology companies will mine, analyze, and transfer this data to businesses and corporations that need to find consumers, improve work efficiency, and also reduce business …

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Get lifetime VPN protection and an anonymous phone line for just $ 30

With how connected everything is now, it’s easier than ever for organizations to access or spy on your data. Maintain your defenses with the Lifetime Mobile Privacy and Security subscription package, on sale for $ 30. Containing life subscriptions at Hushed Private Phone Line and Keeppsolid VPN Unlimited, this set …

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Should you invest in domain privacy protection?

When you buy a domain name on one of the best web hosting services in the market, you will likely be greeted with a myriad of additional features that you can purchase with the domain name. One useful feature, domain privacy protection, often leaves many people wondering if they should …

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Get cloud storage and VPN protection in one discounted package

Data is a precious commodity these days, for users, big companies and hackers who try to hijack it. Protecting it means storing your data securely, but also protecting yourself online so that no one can compromise your system and gain access to it. A simple solution to this problem is …

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Save 66% on Norton and McAfee Virus Protection at Staples

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. It is important to protect your computer from the threat of viruses, whether it is your home system or the one you use in your home office. With the growing number of online threats, you want …

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New warnings issued by Gardai and Welfare Department as fraudulent calls continue

GARDAI and the Department of Social Welfare issued further warnings as the fraudulent calls continued. Cops say they received reports of 085 or 087 numbers calling the victims claiming to be from the Department of Social Welfare. 2 Fraudsters have now started calling victims pretending to be the Ministry of …

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Intellicheck CEO lays foundation for biometric verification and fraud protection

In the constant battle against online fraud, the victory is not won by stopping all fraud. The real goal of fraud detection and prevention techniques is to empower as many legitimate users as possible, as easily as possible, with as little fraud as possible. That’s why techniques like effective and …

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MassMutual presents a consolidated digital platform for financial investment and protection solutions with Advisor360 °

Springfield, Mass., June 7, 2021 – For the first time, a client’s financial investments and protection portfolio can be viewed and viewed seamlessly on the fully consolidated and secure Advisor360 ° platform through the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). The Advisor360 ° platform – built with input from finance …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Warn Against Fraudulent Calls

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is warning the community against fraudulent calls targeting the public where the caller threatens you if you don’t pay. These crooks no longer just pretend to be the IRS. The automated message will say, “A box of drugs and money being …

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The best Protection Paladin and build talents in WoW Shadowlands

Paladins are one of the most versatile classes in World of warcraft: Shadowlands in player versus player (PvP) and player versus environment (PvE) settings, able to heal, deal damage or tank. While Protection Paladins aren’t as good in PvP as other specializations like Holy or Smite, they can still find …

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Threats to Business Security and 5 Tips to Strengthen Data Protection for SMBs

The number of major computer data leaks has been steadily increasing for years and we have seen significant leaks even in the past few months. In April 2021, LinkedIn suffered a data breach that stole sensitive information from over 500 million users, including email addresses, cell phone numbers, workplace information, …

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Siemens fixes a major API flaw that bypasses its “Sandbox” protection

Researchers from security vendor ICS Claroty have released details of a serious vulnerability they found in Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 and S7-1500 PLCs that could allow an attacker to remotely access protected memory areas of popular programmable logic controllers. Siemens today released firmware updates for both PLC models that address the …

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Washington state sued a patent troll for violating consumer protection laws

Landmark Technology, a patent troll who has spent 20 years threatening and suing small businesses for fake patents, and received the Stupid Patent of the Month award from EFF in 2019, was sued by the state of Washington. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a trial claiming that Landmark Technology …

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Microsoft Exchange follows in Gmail’s footsteps with important phishing protection feature

Just as Google recently did with Gmail, Microsoft plans to update Exchange with a new security feature to help protect users from phishing threats. According to a new update to the company’s Microsoft 365 roadmap, the software giant is developing a PowerShell cmdlet so administrators can enable protections against spam …

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Department of Social Protection warns of fraudulent phone calls and text messages

The Department of Social Protection has warned the public about a scam seeking personal information. The scam sees fraudulent phone calls and text messages, claiming to be from the department and seeking information such as bank details and PPS numbers. The department said staff “never ask for such details over …

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Fraudsters use Social Protection helpline number in Covid-19 scam

Fraudsters are using the pandemic to secure people’s bank details by making fake offers of a €350 payment linked to Covid19. They are also calling victims by phone using a cloned version of the Department of Social Welfare’s hotline. When people receive calls, the number visible on their phone is …

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Hornetsecurity Acquires Canadian Email Protection Specialist Zerospam

PITTSBURGH, Pa. and HANNOVER, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hornetsecurity Group, a leading cloud email security provider, announced its second acquisition this year. On the heels of its acquisition of global backup solutions provider Altaro in January, it has just acquired Zerospam, an email protection specialist headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Zerospam is a fast-growing …

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Datto Acquires BitDam in Bid for SMB MSP Cyber ​​Threat Protection

MSP-focused technology developer Datto announced on Wednesday that it has acquired BitDam, an Israeli cyber threat detection developer. BitDam, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is the developer of Advanced Threat Protection technology, or ATP, which the company says provides comprehensive defense against malware, phishing, business email compromise attacks, account compromise …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection warns of scam calls in which scammers impersonate Border Patrol agents – NBC Los Angeles

Authorities are warning of a new scam where Border Patrol agents would call people to tell them they’re in trouble for committing criminal activity. When scammers call, they use a threatening tone to induce fear and make people easily fall into their trap. Imagine your phone rings, you notice the …

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T-Mobile and US Cellular now offer protection against inter-network fraudulent calls

Last year, T-Mobile partnered with AT&T to offer cross-network call authentication using the STIR and SHAKEN standards, and now T-Mo is doing the same with another major carrier. T-Mobile and US Cellular now offer caller verification on all networks. This means that when a T-Mobile customer calls someone on US …

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Samsung expands protection against unwanted calls – starting with the Galaxy Note 20

Hiya, a Seattle-based company that provides caller profile and business profile services, today announced that it has extended its strategic partnership with Samsung through 2025. Hiya will not only continue to power Samsung Smart Call to protect Galaxy users from spam and fraudulent calls, but it will also provide Hiya …

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Spamming and Spam Act – Consumer Protection

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Many of us have, from time to time, received unsolicited emails or other messages from unknown sources, or companies wishing to advertise an event or product through the content marketing. This appears to …

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Apple and Verizon team up for robocall protection

Angela Lang/CNET Apple is working with Verizon to make spam call blocking native in iOS 14, the companies announced Thursday. The feature will be available in the public beta of the OS update, though users must have Verizon’s Call Filter Plus. Apple’s new feature, called Silence Junk Callers, is designed …

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Google adds spam protection and verification to SMS to make it better for business

In addition to working to provide RCS, Google has also embarked on making good old texting more useful to businesses, launching two new services that make texting a more useful business tool. The first, Verified SMS for Messages, aims to help consumers confirm the true identity of companies sending them …

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Sprint rolls out free and premium spam protection services

After AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, Sprint is finally taking action to stop spam from reaching its customers. The free spam protection service the rollout today for Sprint customers is really basic and comes in the form of an app, which is why the carrier is offering those who want even …

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Google adds verified SMS and spam protection to Messages

Google is rolling out a few improvements to the Messages app on Android that will help make your texting experience a little safer, though it’s not quite related to the RCS rollout that has been making waves lately. No, instead we get two separate new features: verified SMS conversations and …

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