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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Facebook scams: Bad ads, bogus grants, and fake tickets lurk on social media giant

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:27:46 +0000

Despite the company’s efforts to clamp down on bad ads and bogus accounts, Facebook scams continue to run rampant. We highlight a few popular examples.

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Here are the most popular robocall scams and how to avoid them

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 18:52:11 +0000

We dip back into robocall scams, exploring some of the most popular tricks and tactics used to part people from their money and personal information.

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Help prevent disaster donation scams from causing more misery

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:36:21 +0000

Scammers will stop at nothing—not even a tragic natural disaster—for a chance to cash in. We offer some helpful tips to avoid disaster donation scams.

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:51:50 +0000

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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International students in UK targeted by visa scammers

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:49:40 +0000

Visa scammers are at it again, this time targeting Chinese international students in the UK. Learn how these scams work in order to steer clear, and advise others to do the same.

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