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Sophisticated phishing scheme spent years robbing authors of their unpublished work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The FBI says a multi-year phishing attack targeting authors and book publishers, and stole unpublished novels, manuscripts and other books.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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Fake job interviews plague major game developers like Riot Games and Rockstar

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 16:24:50 +0000

We look at reports of popular video game developers such as Riot Games being spoofed by bogus job interview scammers.

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A week in security (Nov 22 – Nov 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:57:58 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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“Free Steam games” videos promise much, deliver malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 16:46:06 +0000

We take a look at multiple videos claiming to offer free Steam games, but which instead serve up some malware.

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