Steer clear of gift card balance scams

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:30:07 +0000

We look at gift card scams, where fake sites designed to look like the real thing trick victims into entering gift card balance details.

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Nintendo warns of imitation websites and suspicious hardware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:25:23 +0000

We look at a warning Nintendo has released, steering consumers away from imitation websites selling potentially dubious hardware.

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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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Sophisticated phishing scheme spent years robbing authors of their unpublished work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The FBI says a multi-year phishing attack targeting authors and book publishers, and stole unpublished novels, manuscripts and other books.

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$10m of funds goes missing in what appears to be a cryptocurrency rug-pull

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2022 12:48:02 +0000

Arbix Finance disappeared in a puff of smoke. Site down, Twitter account deleted, no word from the team behind it explaining what happened.

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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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Please don’t buy this! 3 gift card scams to watch out for this holiday season

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 17:00:00 +0000

With the holiday season around the corner, we thought it was a good time to look at the dangers that come with gift cards. Gift cards can be a an easy win in cases where you don’t know the receiver well enough to decide on a fitting gift, or when their wishes are out of…

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