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Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.
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DHS warns on immigration spoofing scam
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 08:16:19 PM »
DHS warns on immigration spoofing scam
19 April 2017, 6:05 pm



You could probably see this one and others like it coming, given the current immigration quagmire that is the United States immigration environment. Today the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a fraud alert saying criminals have been using the agency’s Hotline as part of a spoofing scam to steal personal information.

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The DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) said perpetrators of the scam represent themselves as employees with “U.S. Immigration” and can alter caller ID systems to make it appear that the call is coming from the DHS OIG Hotline telephone number (1-800-323-8603).

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