Posts Tagged ‘scam’

Hong Kong Fights Phone Scams From Mainland China

Recent media reports in Hong Kong have highlighted fraudsters from China phoning and cajoling Hong Kong residents in parting with large sums of cash. So now the Hong Kong government is taking action. Hong Kong’s Office of the Communications Authority has now forced the territory’s telephone operators to insert a specific “+” sign in the […]


China Punishes 6330 Phishing Websites

According to Anti-Phishing Alliance of China, as of August 31, 2009, APAC had dealt with up to 6330 online phishing websites in recent months.
APAC mainly focused on two types of phishing websites: fake lucky-draw websites that imitate such famous companies as CCTV and Tencent, and websites that mock webpages of online payment service providers like […]


Card Fraud: IBM Employee Information Disclosed By Supplier In China

According to South Metropolitan Daily newspaper, the personal data of more than 1000 employees of IBM Shenzhen has been disclosed and used to apply for credit cards.
Employees of IBM Shenzhen found that their personal information had been disclosed and this data was used to apply for credit cards without their knowledge with a Bank of […]