Sextortion emails: They’re probably not watching you

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Yes, those sextortion email scams using old passwords are still making the rounds. How can you spot a real sextortion attempt from an empty threat? And when should you report to authorities? Read on to find out.

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Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +0000

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.

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A conversation with America Geeks

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 16:00:00 +0000

We first published on tech scammers America Geeks back in 2015 and again in 2016. This time, they opened a help ticket with us, requesting we take down our blog post—which warranted a phone call. Read on to learn how our conversation with America Geeks went.

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Online security tips for Valentine’s Day: how to beat the cheats

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:07:19 +0000

Love is in the air, and so are the hopes of scammers wanting to make a quick buck at your expense. Shore up your digital defenses this Valentine’s Day with a look at some of the common problem areas.

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Fake DHS email – “Give us $350 in the next 24 hours”

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:00:14 +0000

Every now and then, we see the 419 “Hitman deployed to kill you” missive doing the rounds. This time, we have a fake DHS notification telling you to pay a $350 fee within 24 hours – or else.

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