Criminals are applying for remote work using deepfake and stolen identities, says FBI

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:55:16 +0000

The FBI has warned businesses of an uptick in reports of criminals applying for remote work using deepfake and stolen PII.

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LGBTQ+ community targeted by extortionists who threaten to publish nudes

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 11:15:24 +0000

The FTC has issued a warning to the LGBTQ+ community about extortionists posing as potential romantic partners on Grindr and Feeld.

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Police seize and dismantle massive phishing operation

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:20:58 +0000

Europol, the Belgian police, and the Dutch police, have apprehended members of a cybercriminal gang involved in phishing and other fraud.

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Watch out for the email that says “You have a new voicemail!”

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 09:24:27 +0000

An email campaign lures users with a voicemail notification to enter their Office 365 credentials on a fake login page.

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WhatsApp accounts hijacked by call forwarding

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 13:04:48 +0000

Threat actors are using a new method to take over WhatsApp accounts. It starts with tricking the victim into forwarding their calls.

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Intuit phish says “we have put a temporary hold on your account”

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 13:59:22 +0000

Intuit warns of a phishing email telling customers to validate their account to clear a temporary hold.

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Watch out! Tinder and Grindr users targeted by cruel scammers using real abuse photos

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 26 May 2022 10:30:47 +0000

Scammers are trawling dating apps again. But they’re not out to capture hearts but personal details—and your money, of course.

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Watch out! Tinder and Grinder users targeted by cruel scammers using real abuse photos

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 26 May 2022 10:30:47 +0000

Scammers are trawling dating apps again. But they’re not out to capture hearts but personal details—and your money, of course.

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