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RKN Global on Fake Charity Websites

Fake charity websites can often be quite difficult to spot, and may even be identical to authentic charitable sites that do what they can to raise money for those in need.   Ronald K. Noble, founder of RKN Global, draws attention to the fact that there may be an increase in fake charity websites as […]

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Three Billion Accounts: The Scope of Yahoo’s Data Breach

Yahoo, the veteran web service provider founded more than 20 years ago, recently reported that three billion user accounts were affected by a hack that dated back to 2013. The global company, which was taken over by Verizon Communications in early 2017, has clarified that the breach was much worse than was previously thought. RKN […]

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Incidences of Identity Theft at Epidemic Levels

Incidences of identity theft are believed to be at epidemic levels as fraudsters are alleged to be obtaining personal information so they can apply for store cards and loans in other peoples’ names. Nearly 90,000 cases of identity theft were reported in the UK in the first six months of 2017, a 5% increase over […]

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Pension Scams: The Fleecing of Your Future

Pension scams seem to be on the rise, as people who hold pensions are encouraged to invest their retirement savings. The concern for scams centers on fraudsters who try to encourage those with savings to convert them into cash before they reach the age of 55. With more and more people claiming pensions, there is […]

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RKN Global on Mobile Phone Fraud

The problem of identity theft is by no means new, and continues to plague innocent victims as each version and variation invented by criminals attempts to circumvent the controls that we have put in place to prevent it.   There was a time, for example, when passwords were deemed sufficient to protect a person’s access […]

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