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Beware Fake Malaysia Airlines Stories, Warn Experts

Security experts are warning users to take extra caution when seeking information about the lost Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 online. Reports suggest that cybercriminals are taking advantage of the media buzz surrounding the missing plane in ... order to spread computer malware through malicious web sites, social media, emails, and bogus links. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing on March 8, 2014. It's still not clear if the plane was hijacked or crashed, let alone where the impact might have taken place. A coalition of 26 countries is currently looking for the aeroplane. (Source: ... (view more)

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Facebook Scam Swindles Woman for $366K

A woman from Malaysia was recently cajoled out of $366,000 by a Facebook con artist, according to reports. And while several arrests have been made, most of the cash remains at large. Overseas 'British Citizen' in Need of Bank Account The man behind ... the scheme allegedly told the woman he was a British citizen in need of access to a bank account in order to cash in a $1.53 million contract with Malaysia's national oil and gas company, Petronas. Here was the kicker: the man in question said he couldn't afford the service and insurance charges associated with the agreement, and was looking for ... (view more)

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