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Kingston Police warn public of multi-layered Microsoft scam

Kingston Police have become aware of a recent phishing scam where scammers combine some of their favourite tricks to create an extra special phishing email. This phishing scam uses a number of different tactics to fool users and their email filters. According to a release from Kingston Police, dated Wednesday,

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Cybercriminals use synonyms to bypass security filters

Kingston Police have released details on yet another way cybercriminals are gaining access to your inbox: synonyms. “Most email clients have security filters that scan your incoming emails for keywords,” said Constable Ash Gutheinz, Media Relations Officer – C.O.R.E. Unit. “When certain keywords accompany other suspicious elements, the email will

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Kingston Police warn of two separate fraud schemes targeting local businesses

Local businesses in the area should be aware of two types of frauds targeting businesses, stores and agencies in Kingston and throughout Ontario, the Kingston Police Fraud Unit warns. The first fraud scheme involves a fraudulent Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) used to pay for merchandise. The targeted business receives a

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Kingston Police provide tips on using cryptocurrency safely

As the value of cryptocurrencies reach new highs, Kingston Police and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wish to remind Canadians to recognize that fraudsters also seek to benefit from the growing interest in crypto currency markets. According to a release from Kingston Police, dated Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, data breaches,

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