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Victims of past phone tech support scams are about to receive a refund from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  Telemarketing tech support scams that originated back in 2014 raked in over $120m from victims across the United States.  The FTC announced Monday that victims of the incident would soon be receiving an email with instructions on how to receive a refund from the incident. Tech support scams have become a …

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Last year saw an unprecedented number of complaints from businesses that were victims of tax season phishing scams and the IRS warns that a new batch of attacks has already begun.  Targeted phishing scams campaigns (Spear Phishing), use insider information to take advantage of a business’s employees.  The latest scams uses fake emails disguised as requests from a CEO or CFO to convince a business’s payroll departments to give up …

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