Bomb Extortion Scam Could Be Upgraded

"$20,000 is the price for your life and business." So read the December 13th spam email from criminals trying to extort money from millions of businesses around the world. As of this writing, they have not been successful in getting any money, according to experts following the scam. But this does not mean that the … Continue reading Bomb Extortion Scam Could Be Upgraded

Businesses Beware: This Year’s Holiday Scam is More Believable than Most

Who could ever guess that this year's most dangerous holiday scam would begin with a phishing email? Yeah, no surprise there. But this phishing attack is quite a bit more sophisticated than most people are used to. You will not be promised romance or an instant fortune. You will only get the satisfaction of doing … Continue reading Businesses Beware: This Year’s Holiday Scam is More Believable than Most

Chinese Government Uses Foreign Universities as Spying Platforms

According to a recent report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) "has sponsored more than 2,500 military scientists and engineers to study abroad and has developed relationships with researchers and institutions across the globe." This integration of the PLA with foreign universities is not simply a way to … Continue reading Chinese Government Uses Foreign Universities as Spying Platforms