Despite Regs, Global Fraud Persists
- Weakness in the Web. // Computer Weekly;1/24/2002, p21
Focuses on the security flaws of the Internet in the context of the Individual Learning Account suspension in Great Britain. Purpose of the government project; Information on fraudulent activities pertinent in the training program; Details on the online fraud protection efforts of the government.
- Home-page snoops. Mannix, Margaret // U.S. News & World Report;05/11/98, Vol. 124 Issue 18, p65
Advises about the amount of personal information individuals should reveal on their own Internet home pages. Methods of con artists and thieves on the Internet; How people make stealing easy for Internet criminals; Need to preserve privacy for relatives; Protecting personal information.
- Insurance fraud on the Internet. Krohm, Gregory // CPCU Journal;Fall97, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p181
Examines two classes of fraud potentially appearing on the Internet. Fraud against the insurer; Fraud against the consumer; Possible regulatory and technical protections; World Wide Web resources on the topic.
- Making spammers pay. Clark, Robert // Telecom Asia;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on the preventive measures in response to the problems of unsolicited electronic mail messages (spam). Adoption of a spammer-pays approach; Number of charging mechanisms for spam; Increase in the cost of sending spam.
- Credit where it's due. Dancer, Helen // Bulletin with Newsweek;05/30/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6226, p83
Focuses on security issues related to the use of credit cards to purchase goods from Internet sites in Australia. Risk of fraud in using credit cards online; Volume of chargeback disputes arising from Internet transactions; Opportunities for committing credit card fraud online.
- Antispam effort smacks of cyber-McCarthyism. Kobielus, James // Network World;03/08/99, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p41
Focuses on the efforts of Mail Abuse Protection System to eliminate spamming on the Internet. Blacklisting of networks with management policies conducive to spam origination; Freedom of speech issue on requiring prior authorization to send e-mail.
- The Top 5 INTERNET THREATS (and How to Avoid Them). MOOULL, RICH // Macworld;Aug2014, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p65
The article addresses the top 5 Internet threats for Mac and iOS users. Topics covered include the common scams that employ phishing, the common search terms being used by attackers to reach masses of Web users and the categories of online commerce scams. The two reasons attackers will typically...
- Internet gateways can leave door open for fraudsters. // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account;Jan99, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p7
Provides information on an issue of `Fighting Fraud,' a publication from the KPMG Forensic Accounting on the use of the Internet for managing finances. Comments from Yag Kanani, KPMG's Head of Internet Security and Secure Commerce Services; Attacks suffered by the computer systems of the...
- Protect your school from payments fraud. McHugh, Neil D. // International Educator;Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p21
The article reports on ways on how a school can be protected from payments fraud. It mentions that schools affected by payments fraud tend to face financial losses and the task of closing existing accounts. It cites several tactics that have been proven to serve as protection from such fraud...