IMCA Modified Madness at Davenport pays $2,000 to win

first_imgDAVENPORT, Iowa – IMCA Modifieds chase a top check of $2,000 along with a berth on the ballot for the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational at Davenport Speedway’s Friday, May 18 Modified Madness 50 special.The main event pays a minimum of $100 to start. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Side Biter Chassis North Central Region and Iowa State points, but no track points will be awarded.Modifieds are draw/redraw. There is a $50 entry fee.Pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 5:45 p.m. with racing to follow. Spectator admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and students, and free for kids ages 12 and under. Pit passes are $30.IMCA Late Models and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods are also on the program that evening, vying for all points.  All racing will be on the quarter-mile oval.More information is available by calling 563 340-4079 and at the www.davenportspeedway.com website.last_img read more

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Ashwin equals Muralitharan’s record to being fastest to 350 Test wickets

first_imgRAVICHANDRAN  Ashwin is back in the top ten for Test bowlers in the ICC rankings after his match haul of eight wickets in his first international match in 2019, the first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam. Rohit Sharma, who marked his Test opening debut with twin hundreds, vaulted 36 places to a career-high 17th while his captain Virat Kohli had his points drop below 900. Steven Smith continues to lead the Test batting rankings with 937 points, opening up a 38-point lead over Kohli.During the Test, Ashwin also became the joint-fastest to 350 Test wickets along with Muttiah Muralitharan. The triumphant return has helped him move from 14th place to tenth among bowlers.Rohit also enjoyed a productive Test, setting several records as a Test opener. Notably, he hit 13 sixes, the most by a batsman in a Test match. Mayank Agarwal, Rohit’s opening partner who converted his maiden Test hundred into a double-century, jumped from 63rd place to 25th. Ajinkya Rahane, meanwhile, dropped three places to tenth.Among the South Africans, Quinton de Kock, who made 111 in the first innings in Visakhapatnam, broke into the top ten, claiming seventh place ahead of openers Tom Latham, Dimuth Karunaratne and Rahane. Opener Dean Elgar also gained five places and made it to 14th, having struck 160 in a big partnership with de Kock in the first innings.Mohammed Shami, who enhanced his reputation as a second-innings specialist, moved up two places to 16th, achieving a career-high 710 points on the table led by Australia’s Pat Cummins.Ashwin broke into the top five among allrounders too, while Ravindra Jadeja has gone past Shakib Al Hasan to the second spot. West Indies’ Jason Holder tops the rankings with 472 points.last_img read more

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New Netflix scam targets users’ bank accounts

first_imgNetflix users have been warned to be wary of well-designed fake emails that ask them to update their payment details.This latest phishing scam surrounding the streaming service tricks users into giving away their passwords and credit card details.The convincing email titled ‘Payment declined’ directs people to a page with fake branding that asks for card details and password verification. Image via www.mailguard.com.auAustralian security company MailGuard warns that the email is a ‘well designed fake’ and the latest in a series of Netflix emails by fraudsters:“Their large customer base makes them a valuable target for brandjacking; cybercrime that exploits the trademarks of well-known companies to deceive victims,” according to Mailguard.The email says the user’s card was declined and asks them to update their details in order to continue using their account.Image via www.mailguard.com.au“This sort of phishing scam allows cybercriminals to harvest victim’s credit card credentials. The phishing page is designed to operate like a legitimate login portal. It asks for card details and password verification, then ejects the scam victim to a real Netflix page to allay suspicion.” Those who receive an email or text message that is not from Netflix are warned not to reply and to report it.Netflix issued the following advice for suspicious emails and texts:Never enter your login or financial details after following a link in an email or text message. If you’re unsure if you’re visiting our legitimate Netflix website, type www.netflix.com directly into your web browser.Never click on any links or open any attachments in an email or text message you received unexpectedly, regardless of the source.If you suspect an email or text message is not from Netflix, do not reply to it.For details on reporting scams visit: https://help.netflix.com/en/node/65674?ba=SwiftypeResultClick&q=phishing New Netflix scam targets users’ bank accounts was last modified: January 15th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Netflixscamlast_img read more

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