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  • Remote Hackers Infect Cash Machines, Then “Money Mules” Clean It Out

    The modus operandi typically starts with a phishing attack targeting a bank employee. If that's successful it's followed by the installation of malware that controls an ATM.

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  • Labor Abuse Alleged At Trump Project In Dubai

    For construction workers at a Trump mega-project in Dubai, payment is often slow, with much of it ending up in the hands of the recruiter. Housing is crowded and ...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Legal Hurdles In Global Employment

    Already fielding a variety of federal, state and local employment regulations, companies that expand globally will find compliance even more of a challenge. Variations in the requirements for paid parental leave, for example, run the gamut from...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Biggest Refugee Crisis Ever, Still Has No Name

    What is predicted to the largest ever refugee crisis, the result of climate change and the concurrent rise in sea level, has already begun, according to an article in Motherboard. Much of the displacement will occur in...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • The Two Biggest “Darknet” Markets Are Shut Down

    The FBI and Interpol have taken down what Data Breach Today calls the two largest remaining “darknet marketplaces.” The sites are said to have been handling many times the volume of the notorious Silk Road marketplace that...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • The New ISO Anti-Bribery Standard

    Ensuring compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and similar laws from foreign jurisdictions (e.g. the UK’s Bribery Act) is not just a matter of doing right. It’s a line item, and one that can be especially...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • How Climate Change Will Upend Employment

    The effects of climate change on such things as wildlife, water and food, migration patterns...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • British PM Calls For Cyber Security After Terror Attack

    In the wake of the third deadly terrorist attack in Britain within the last three months, Prime Minister Theresa May called for increased cybersecurity. Speaking about what she called the “evil ideology of Islamist extremism,” May said:...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Et Tu, Harley? A Factory Is Headed For Thailand

    Harley-Davidson, long considered a stalwart of American nuts-and-bolts manufacturing, is setting up an assembly plant in Bangkok. The Wisconsin-based company has been a poster-child for America-first economics, and this move at the minimum has bad optics. The...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Assange Rape Charges Dropped

    Swedish prosecutors last week decided to drop their seven-year investigation into rape allegations levied against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. That case led Assange to take refuge in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in 2012, where he has...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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