Do not get your news on social media.
Guest Giulia Porter, Vice President of RoboKiller, discusses their mid-year report on phone scams. Following that phone scam line, Dave has a story about the international takedown of online crimeware that spoofed caller ID with a service called iSpoof. Dave notes there are some helpful tips for scams related to caller ID included in the article. Joe talks about news on social media (note: Joe's stance is: DO NOT get your news on social media). He talks about several pieces he found on leadstories.com while doing research for an article about news on social media. Joe shares some examples from the website. Our Catch of the Day listener Povilas with a funny phish about a green product.
Links to stories:
- Voice-scamming site “iSpoof” seized, 100s arrested in massive crackdown
- Blue Feed
- Fact Check: White House Did NOT Pick 'Satan Worshipper' to 'Oversee American Health'
- Fact Check: COVID-19 Nasal Test Swabs Do NOT Contain DARPA Hydrogel That Causes Recipients To Be Remotely Controlled
- Red Feed
- Fact Check: Donald Trump Does NOT Get A Tax Break For His Golf Course Because Ivana Trump Is Buried There
- Fact Check: Ben Shapiro The Commentator Did NOT Receive PPP Loan -- That Was A Different Guy