Wall Street Market reported to have exit scammed

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:54:55 +0000

Users reported that Wall Street Market, a broadly-known cryptocurrency dark net market, has executed an exit scam, swindling millions from account holders in the process.

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A look inside the FBI’s 2018 IC3 online crime report

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:57:07 +0000

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center have released their 2018 report about online crime. Which attacks are most popular? Where are the victims located? And how much money has been lost in the process?

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Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.

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Ellen DeGeneres giveaway scam spreading on social media

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:14:48 +0000

Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?

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Reputation management in the age of cyberattacks against businesses

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:15:59 +0000

A business’s reputation takes years to build. With the current climate of data breaches, unsurprisingly, destroying it could only take seconds. What can businesses do to protect their brands from a fallout following a cybersecurity incident? In this post, we answer these questions and more.

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Sophisticated phishing: a roundup of noteworthy campaigns

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:21:40 +0000

A phishing page that hides behind a translation service. A kit that uses fake font files. A hyper-realistic campaign that could likely fool even the pros. We look at these noteworthy phishing attempts and more to show how far phishers have evolved, and remind users to remain vigilant against this threat.

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Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:38:53 +0000

A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user’s inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn’t panic.

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Movie stream ebooks gun for John Wick 3 on Kindle store

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:30:37 +0000

Over the weekend, we observed a clever spam campaign using bogus ebooks dressed as John Wick 3 movie files to push links to streaming sites. Can John and your ability avoid web based scams survive?

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What Enterprise Leaders Should know about Persistent Threats in 2019

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:00:29 +0000

Staving off critical threats in the current cybersecurity landscape is a tall order for any size organization. As hackers continually shift and improve upon their attack and breach strategies, IT and security stakeholders must do their best to keep up and remain informed of these trends. This is one of the best and most successful…

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Sly criminals package ransomware with malicious ransom note

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000

Ransomware is not dead. It’s changing—and we need to be ready for them.

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