Ellen DeGeneres giveaway scam spreading on social media

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:14:48 +0000

Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:54:28 +0000

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:38:53 +0000

A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user’s inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn’t panic.

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Christmas tech scams roundup

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:30:14 +0000

What’s under the Christmas tree? It’s worse than lumps of coal, it’s a not very festive assortment of tricks and scams designed to give you a festive season hangover.

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Are Deepfakes coming to a scam near you?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:00:40 +0000

Deepfake is a machine learning technique that is capable of perfect imitations of facial expressions in videos. Will adding voice imitations to them lead to the perfect scam?

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Business email compromise scam costs Pathé $21.5 million

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:23 +0000

Recently released court documents show European-based cinema chain Pathé lost a small fortune to a business email compromise (BEC) scam in March 2018. The attack cost the company $21.5 million—that’s 10 percent of its total earnings. Learn how to avoid BEC scams and keep your company in the black.

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