17 Nov 2021

How to Avoid Cryptocurrency Scams

If it’s good enough for Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk, and Tim Cook, surely you can also win big in the crypto game, right? If you’ve got some money to burn, perhaps, and we have a guide for getting started. But you could also be just a few mouse clicks away

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26 Jul 2021

Scammers offer streaming services, giveaways and a fake cyber currency to cash in on the Olympic Games

According to experts at Kaspersky, Olympic-related phishing attacks have popped up in several different forms, including through fake pages offering streaming services, tickets to events that don’t allow spectators, and fake Olympic Games virtual currency. Kaspersky researchers stated that it’s common for cybercriminals to take advantage of popular sports events

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30 Jun 2021

Reported HMRC-Branded Phishing Scams Grew by 87% During COVID-19

Official figures obtained by accountancy group Lanop Outsourcing reveal that HMRC-branded phishing scams grew by 87% during the Covid-19 pandemic. The company gained access to the information after filing a Freedom of Information request. The data revealed that reports of phishing scams impersonating the UK’s tax, payments, and customs authority

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01 Jun 2021

Asian cybercrime takedown leads to intercept of $83 million in financial theft

Last week, Interpol announced that over the course of six months, it had successfully intercepted a total of $83 million through Operation Haechi-i. The operation was conducted between September 2020 and March 2021, focusing on combatting romance scams, money laundering linked to illegal online gambling, investment fraud, online sextortion, and

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17 Dec 2020

BEC Hits Double Digits as COVID-19 Scams Abound

According to Barracuda Networks, business email compromise attacks have surged in 2020, alongside Covid-19 related scams seeking to lure victims into surrendering passwords or money. During the period of August to October 2020, Barracuda Networks found that the total number of targeted email threats was a whopping 2.3 million. Spear

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16 Nov 2020

Scams Ramp Up Ahead of Black Friday Cybercriminal Craze

Cybercriminals are preparing for one of the largest hacking days in the US, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The shopping holidays attract scammers and hackers due to their nature in pushing a high volume of traffic through eCommerce sites in preparation for the holiday season. Due to the pandemic, shoppers

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