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Fake donation schemes rise after earthquake in Turkey and Syria
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Fake donation schemes rise after earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, researchers from the US cybersecurity company Cyble claim to have found a rise in bogus donation schemes. "The Kahramanmaras earthquake on February 6, 2023, in Turkey and Syria is a perfect illustration of how con artists use natural disasters to commit donation fraud. After a crisis, people frequently desire to aid those impacted by making donations to charitable organizations, according to a blog post from Cyble Research & Intelligence Labs. Scammers take advantage of this compassion by posing as fundraisers for disaster assistance while actually using the funds for their own benefit read more Fake donation schemes rise after earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Stay informed and stay ahead of the game with the latest cybersecurity ...
Russian hackers disrupt NATO’s aid campaign in Turkey and Syria
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Russian hackers disrupt NATO’s aid campaign in Turkey and Syria

According to a story from The Telegraph, the pro-Russian hacking organisation Killnet has interfered with communication between NATO and military aircraft delivering help to victims of the terrible Turkey-Syria earthquake, which claimed the lives of over 33000 people. Killnet, which has previously attacked websites of important US airports and even government offices of various NATO countries, took credit for the attack on one of its Telegram channels. "We are attacking NATO with strikes. In a closed channel, please. Numerous websites were taken down by the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, including the NATO Special Operations Headquarters website in Belgium and the Strategic read more Russian hackers disrupt NATO’s aid campaign in Turkey and Syria. With ReconBee.c...