The lucrative business of Bitcoin sextortion scams (updated)

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Sextortion scams are back on the radar, and many say they’re on the uptick. We investigate an email campaign to see how lucrative the business of sextortion can be.

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The lucrative business of Bitcoin sextortion scams

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Sextortion scams are back on the radar, and many say they’re on the uptick. We investigate an email campaign to see how lucrative the business of sextortion can be.

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Radiohead’s ransom response shows novel approach for ransomware victims

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:20:30 +0000

Last week, British rock bank Radiohead thwarted an attempted digital ransom, in which unnamed hackers stole roughly 18 hours of unreleased music dating back to the band’s recording of its studio album OK, Computer, revealing some less-than-ok computer security (sorry).

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Social engineering attacks: What makes you susceptible?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Cybercriminals will do what it takes to get what they want, whether that’s breaching a corporate network or stealing credentials with malware. But what do we do if hackers are hacking us instead of our computers? Here’s how to tell if you’re susceptible to social engineering attacks, and what to do to combat them.

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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:51:36 +0000

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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