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McAfee Launches AI-powered Scam Protection to Spot and Block Scams in Real-Time

The Galveston Daily News 20 Sep 2023
Get the notification about a scam text before you even open the message ... Today, customers across any platform can benefit from McAfee’s risky link identification which blocks a dangerous link should you accidentally click on it, whether that’s through text messages, social media, or your browser.

McAfee launches new AI-powered tool to fight back against phishing scams

TechRadar 20 Sep 2023
Once granted permission, the tool scans all received messages to warn users of any malicious URLs before they can click on them—whether that’s through emails, text messages, social media, or web browser ... However, the text alert functionality works only on Android at the moment and is set to be released on iOS in October.

Conservative MPs told not to talk to media, post about 'parental rights' protests

North Shore News 20 Sep 2023
OTTAWA — Conservative MPs were told not to post online or talk to media about competing protests on Parliament Hill that saw protesters clashing over how schools should handle LGBTQ+ issues ... Poilievre's office pointed to that remark in Wednesday's message as one that MPs can repeat "to communicate with constituents on the issue of parental rights.".

'We were blindsided': Capitol police chief says 'intelligence failed' on Jan. 6

Raw Story 20 Sep 2023
“In case you have not heard this, I just got a call from Angus King, who said that he had spoken with a senior official at the Pentagon who reports that they are seeing very disturbing social media traffic regarding the protests planned on the 6th," the text message read.

What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself From the Rising Bank Scams to Protect ...

Cryptopolitan 20 Sep 2023
The scheme typically begins with a deceptive text message that appears to be a fraud alert from the victim’s bank—a tactic commonly used by bank impersonators ... These scammers employ a variety of communication channels, including phone calls, emails, text messages, and even social media messages.

How to share your location on Google Maps

Popular Science 20 Sep 2023
You can choose from a list of your favorite text message chats on several platforms, plus email and social media apps ... If you see a phone number, they’ll receive an text with a link to your location on the web version of Google Maps; if you see an email, they’ll receive the link via email.

Norton Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report: A Look at the Most Common Online Scams in 2023

Longview News-Journal 20 Sep 2023
Scams, phishing and other forms of human manipulation make up over 75% of all digital threats ... TEMPE, Ariz ... The newly launched Norton Genie is an AI-powered tool that detects text, social media and email scams. While consumers are inundated with scam messages every day, Genie helps people determine if the messages they see are potentially dangerous.

Utica man sentenced in sex crime case

The Daily Star 19 Sep 2023
A Utica man was sentenced to probation after admitting he sent sexually charged text messages to someone he believed to be a child ... 14-year-old boy after sending the boy numerous text messages soliciting sexual acts.

UAE: Ban on workers staying at construction sites is for their safety, says Abu Dhabi authority

Khaleejtimes 19 Sep 2023
Thousands of text messages were also sent to educate the relevant personnel in contracting companies, consultants, and those responsible for construction sites, emphasising their obligations towards workers, particularly to provide decent and suitable accommodation that safeguards their health and safety.

How will Tennessee's 2024 US Senate race play out? The battle is already underway

Columbia Daily Herald 19 Sep 2023
Within hours, Blackburn hit back at Johnson with text messages, campaign emails, and a video on social media that painted the 61-year-old retired teacher from Knoxville as a “radical socialist,” “as woke as they come,” and “a threat to our way of life.”.

Emoji warning for shipping as judge rules thumbs-up is valid signature for cargo contract

Tradewinds 18 Sep 2023
... emoji in a text message exchange was enough to render a cargo contract valid.

Kate Hawkesby: Are the Chrises ready to face the heat?

NewstalkZB 18 Sep 2023
David Seymour said yesterday that the media can’t be trusted to fairly carry ACT’s message. Based on the texts we got yesterday from people who attended the ACT launch rally, there may be some truth in that ... The annoying disruptors, the shadow boxing politicians, the agenda driven clickbait media who proclaim not to have any agenda at all.

Superior HealthPlan Encourages Texans to get Vaccinated in Response to Tripledemic

Victoria Advocate 18 Sep 2023
Annual Fluvention� program educates members about the dangers of flu, especially when combined with COVID and RSV ... The initiative strives to increase vaccination rates for the flu and other viruses, especially for high-risk populations, by delivering targeted messaging through direct mail, phone calls, texting, social media, and local events ... � ... ....

How To Set Up Fitbit Notifications

Citizenside 17 Sep 2023
They allow you to stay updated on important information such as incoming calls, text messages, calendar events, app notifications, emails, and even social media alerts, depending on your device and settings ... Once text message notifications are enabled, any incoming text messages to your smartphone will trigger a notification on your Fitbit device.

The week in parliament: a bruising time for the voice and veteran affairs, punctuated by a bit of pop levity

The Observer 17 Sep 2023
Just as furious were Coalition MPs when Senator ’personal phone number was released on social media (not the one you’re getting text messages from) ... Ley’s office said she had displayed the piece because she agreed with its message.

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FILE - Harvesters collect wheat in the village of Zghurivka, Ukraine, on Aug. 9, 2022. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says his government will not lift its embargo on Ukraine grain imports on Thursday because it would hurt the interests of Polish farmers. In accordance with the European Union, the embargo was imposed in April, until Sept. 15 to prevent Ukraine produce from glutting Polish market.
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