Steer clear of gift card balance scams

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:30:07 +0000

We look at gift card scams, where fake sites designed to look like the real thing trick victims into entering gift card balance details.

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Phishers on the prowl with fake parking meter QR codes

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:36:58 +0000

We look at a wave of bogus QR codes stuck to multiple genuine parking meters across Texas.

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FIFA 22 phishers tackle customer support with social engineering

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:23:01 +0000

We look at a phishing scam where the victims were customer support reps tricked into handing over control of player’s accounts.

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Sophisticated phishing scheme spent years robbing authors of their unpublished work

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 17:23:18 +0000

The FBI says a multi-year phishing attack targeting authors and book publishers, and stole unpublished novels, manuscripts and other books.

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Customer support scammers take aim at NFT enthusiasts

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 16:45:07 +0000

We look at how customer support scammers have moved into the NFT space, targeting enthusiasts with bogus offers of help.

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Watch out for the Steam skin “free knife” scam

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:40:32 +0000

We look at a small batch of Steam scam messages, focused on offering potential victims “free” knife and bayonet skins.

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Discord scammers lure victims with promise of free Nitro subscriptions

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 09:27:40 +0000

We look at some Discord scams doing the rounds, and also provide some tips to help you avoid losing your account.

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No, Colonel Gaddafi’s daughter isn’t emailing to give you untold riches

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:54:14 +0000

“Ayesha Gaddafi” wants us to help her invest a cool $27 million. What’s the catch?

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