Blog Tag Archives: Identity Theft

Jobseekers conned out of £1m

Jobseekers were fleeced of over £1million by Nigerian fraudsters who posted a fake job advert on Gumtree for the prestigious West London department store Harrods. Nigerian conmen set up the scam with whiz kid Tyrone Ellis, aged 27, who designed the Trojan malware hidden inside ‘application packs’ that jobseekers downloaded. Once embedded in the jobseekers […]

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Job Seeker advice to protect security, both online and offline

The Internet has made it so much easier for Job Seekers to engage and interact with Recruiters and Employers, but please be mindful that this freedom also provides opportunity for fraudsters, especially with regards to identify theft, which you must protect against.

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Tech-Res cautions job-hunters using social / business networking sites

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Social and business networking sites are becoming increasingly popular for job hunters who are keen to broaden their contacts to keep abreast of potential employment opportunities. However, it is critical that you approach this with your eyes open and with caution.

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