Crime

EQS-News: Can This Company’s Positive Results For Psychedelic Combination Treatment Provide Hope For Alcohol And Cocaine Addiction Problems?

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Can This Companys Positive Results For Psychedelic Combination Treatment Provide Hope For Alcohol And Cocaine Addiction Problems?

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  • Can This Companys Positive Results For Psychedelic Combination Treatment Provide Hope For Alcohol And Cocaine Addiction Problems?
  • Whether its a problem with opioids, alcohol, cocaine, or even using pain meds, an unchecked addiction can be fatal.
  • Take alcohol abuse, for example; the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that three million deaths yearly result from the harmful use of alcohol.
  • On Aug. 24, the company announced additional positive preclinical results of its psychedelic-based pharma collaboration for treating cocaine addiction using MEAI.

Sex discrimination in violence laws are putting women at risk, Reveals New Report by Equality Now

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Equality Now has been tracking and reporting on a sampling of explicitly sex-discriminatory laws .

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  • Equality Now has been tracking and reporting on a sampling of explicitly sex-discriminatory laws .
  • The WHO estimates 30% of women worldwide have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.
  • This staggering number is exacerbated by inequality, discrimination, and permitted violence found within some laws.
  • Equality Nows Antonia Kirkland says, A strong, comprehensive legal and policy framework and environment is essential to protect women and girls from violence.

Malware-as-a-Service on the rise, ransomware pivots from Bitcoin: Kaspersky predicts crimeware and financial threats in 2023

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

These and other predictions are in Kasperskys Crimeware and financial cyberthreats in 2023 report.

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  • These and other predictions are in Kasperskys Crimeware and financial cyberthreats in 2023 report.
  • The cybercrime market has been developing extensively, with the overwhelming majority of attackers pursuing one goal financial profit.
  • This year, Kaspersky researchers have decided to adjust their predictions accordingly, expanding them to encompass both crimeware developments and financial cyberthreats.
  • By analyzing the significant events and trends that formed both crimeware and the financial threat landscape in 2022, Kaspersky researchers have forecasted several important tendencies expected in 2023.

Polygraph: Don't Rely On Advertising Networks To Protect Your Ads From Click Fraud

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Monday, November 21, 2022

BERLIN, Nov. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Click fraud prevention firm Polygraph is warning advertisers about the lack of click fraud detection at many advertising networks.

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  • BERLIN, Nov. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Click fraud prevention firm Polygraph is warning advertisers about the lack of click fraud detection at many advertising networks.
  • According to Trey Vanes, Polygraph's head of marketing, many advertising networks are doing little to no click fraud detection.
  • "Many advertising networks aren't making an effort to detect click fraud ," said Vanes.
  • Polygraph helps advertisers detect click fraud, prevent click fraud , and apply for refunds from the advertising networks.

Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority Teams with Cellebrite to Combat Labour Exploitation

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Monday, November 21, 2022

The new digital forensics lab highlighted GLAAs digital transformation in a case that went to court in mid-2022.

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  • The new digital forensics lab highlighted GLAAs digital transformation in a case that went to court in mid-2022.
  • In 2018, a GLAA investigator received a call from a licensed labour provider concerned about a person working at a factory in Wales.
  • The person, who was from Eastern Europe, told GLAAs southwestern investigators that work was promised in a local bakery, along with suitable housing.
  • The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority works in partnership to protect vulnerable and exploited workers.

PursuitAlert and HAAS Alert Announce Integration for Law Enforcement Safety

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Friday, November 18, 2022

More people are killed each year from high-speed police pursuits than from tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and lightning combined.

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  • More people are killed each year from high-speed police pursuits than from tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and lightning combined.
  • Cory Hohs, CEO of HAAS Alert, said This is a great partnership working with PursuitAlert on their mission to end high speed pursuit crashes.
  • Weve been able to leverage each others work in law enforcement to offer driver awareness of high speed pursuits via our V2X Safety Cloud Digital Alerting Platform.
  • The goal and mission of PursuitAlert Digital Siren is to aid law enforcement and protect the public during dangerous high speed pursuits and other emergency vehicle response events.

Polygraph: Criminals Are Defrauding Advertisers Using Bots

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Click fraud is the billion dollar crime most advertisers have never heard of," said Trey Vanes, head of marketing at Polygraph.

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  • Click fraud is the billion dollar crime most advertisers have never heard of," said Trey Vanes, head of marketing at Polygraph.
  • According to Vanes, criminals are using bots as they can accurately simulate a real person clicking on an advertisement.
  • "Unless advertisers are trying to detect click fraud , they won't know, and can't prove, they're being defrauded by criminals.
  • Polygraph helps advertisers detect click fraud, prevent click fraud , and get refunds from the advertising networks.

Sophos 2023 Threat Report: Criminals “Follow the Money” by Commercializing Cybercrime, Launching More “Innovative” Ransomware Attacks and Doubling Down on Credential Theft

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

This isnt just the usual fare, such as malware, scamming and phishing kits for sale, said Sean Gallagher, principal threat researcher, Sophos.

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  • This isnt just the usual fare, such as malware, scamming and phishing kits for sale, said Sean Gallagher, principal threat researcher, Sophos.
  • Criminals continue to exploit legitimate executables and utilize living off the land binaries (LOLBins) to launch various types of attacks, including ransomware.
  • To learn more about the changing threat landscape in 2022 and what it means for security teams in 2023, read the full Sophos 2023 Threat Report .
  • Sophos services and products connect throughitscloud-based Sophos Central management console and are powered bySophos X-Ops, the companys cross-domain threat intelligence unit.

Flock Safety Ranked Number 7 Fastest-Growing Company in North America on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

7 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 , a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing companies in North America, now in its 28th year.

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  • 7 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 , a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing companies in North America, now in its 28th year.
  • In addition, Flock Safety has been highlighted as the fastest-growing company headquartered in the state of Georgia.
  • In addition to the Deloitte Fast 500, the company has been recognized in the top 5% of companies on the Inc. 5000 , an Atlanta Business Chronicle Pacesetter, and was ranked 25th in YCombinator's 2022 Top Private Companies list.
  • Now in its 28th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies both public and private in North America.

University of Virginia- Darden School of Business, Boston University, University of Regina Release Research: News From Artificial Intelligence is Believed Less

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The research is described in a paper titled " News from Generative Artificial Intelligence Is Believed Less " and published by FAccT '22: 2022 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency.

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  • The research is described in a paper titled " News from Generative Artificial Intelligence Is Believed Less " and published by FAccT '22: 2022 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency.
  • One of the most promising applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability to produce textual, visual, and auditory content with little to no human intervention.
  • Now, AI is capable of producing contenta fictional story, a poem, or even a programming codevirtually indistinguishable from text written by a person.
  • Chiara Longoni (Boston University, Questrom School of Business), Andrey Fradkin (Boston University, Questrom School of Business), Luca Cian (University of Virginia, Darden School of Business), and Gordon Pennycook (University of Regina, Hill/Levene Schools of Business) explored this question.