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  • Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore

    Ya Hui was a victim of phishing delivery scam; TikTok account also hacked

    Former Mediacorp actress Ya Hui was the victim of both a phishing delivery scam and a TikTok account hack. Here's what she urged people to be more mindful of.

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  • The Repository

    Straight Talk: How to spot a phony website when booking a hotel

    Be careful to spot lookalike sites, so you don't end up out of town with nowhere to stay.

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  • Augustman MY

    ‘Theranos’ And Other Biggest Startup Frauds In Modern History

    The 21st century has witnessed a surge in startup culture worldwide. Words like venture capitalists, angel investors, equity structure and fundraising are shaping today’s organic business ecosystem. However, amid several success stories of how ambitious entrepreneurs raise money to build their enterprises, numerous cases accounting for the biggest startup frauds have left the business world reeling. Fuelled by innovative ideas, every startup founder aims to make it big and create an unprecedente

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  • CoinMarketCap

    The Sandbox CEO’s Twitter Hacked to Promote Crypto Scam

    Arthur Madrid, the CEO of The Sandbox, a metaverse project, fell victim to a Twitter account hack on May 26.

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  • The Guardian

    Social media sites are wild west for shopping fraud, says UK bank

    Firms ‘should contribute to refunds’ as two-thirds of online scams now originate in Facebook and Instagram

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  • TechRadar

    Watch out - ChatGPT is being used to create malware

    ChatGPT's considerable powers are being used to make numerous variations of malware, which makes them harder to detect.

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  • Associated Press

    As Elizabeth Holmes heads to prison for fraud, many puzzle over her motives

    As Elizabeth Holmes prepares to report to prison next week, the criminal case that laid bare the blood-testing scam at the heart of her Theranos startup is entering its final phase. The 11-year sentence represents a comeuppance for the wide-eyed woman who broke through “tech bro” culture to become one of Silicon Valley’s most celebrated entrepreneurs, only to be exposed as a fraud. Along the way, Holmes became a symbol of the shameless hyperbole that often saturates startup culture.

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    Scammers use viral photo from 2020 for copy-and-paste social media scheme | Fact check

    Police departments in Montana and Indiana said they do not have any missing persons cases with that description. The photo dates back to 2020.

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  • Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore

    Singapore mandarin play 'Catfished' on love scams, technology's role in modern relationships

    How real is social media and dating apps? Local mandarin play "Catfished" dives into love scams and fragmented modern relationships.

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  • Yahoo News Singapore

    Fraudulent traffic police website targets victims with fake fines

    Singapore police have uncovered a phishing scam involving a fraudulent Traffic Police website. Find out how to protect yourself from falling prey to this scam.

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