Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:05:13 +0000

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Facing down the myriad threats tied to COVID-19

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:21:40 +0000

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Coronavirus scams, found and explained

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Here are some of the many coronavirus email scams that Malwarebytes spotted in the wild, with full details on what they say, what they’re lying about, and which malware they’re trying to install on your machine.

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Lock and Code S1Ep1: On RSA, the human element, and the week in security

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 17:15:47 +0000

We look at all the interesting security news from last week and also present the latest episode of our podcast, Lock and Code.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter mishaps invite typosquatters and scammers

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:21:08 +0000

Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter account contains many typos that lead to the wrong website—and scammers and typosquatters are taking advantage.

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Cyber tips for safe online dating: How to avoid privacy gaffs, exploits, and scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 16:36:45 +0000

We give advice on safe online dating, including steering clear of scams, buttoning up on privacy, and avoiding vulnerable apps.

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WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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How not to buy drugs on the Internet

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 18:52:07 +0000

Most get-rich-quick schemes on the Internet prove to be scams in disguise—and that includes buying drugs. Learn how scammers take advantage of users looking for illegal activities online.

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