Business Email Compromise attack imitates vendors, targets supply chains

Categories: News

Tags: BEC

Tags: business email compromise

Tags: email

Tags: scam

Tags: social engineer

Tags: supply chain

Tags: vendor

Tags: accounting

Tags: wire transfer

We take a look at a smart social engineering ploy being used in Vendor Email Compromise attacks.

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Proactive Measures to Safeguard against the Ransomware Menace

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 08:18:20 +0000

  Ransomware is a sophisticated malware that infects computing devices and holds the data hostage intending to extort…

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Watch out for this triple threat PayPal phish

Categories: News

Tags: PayPal

Tags: scam

Tags: phish

Tags: phishing

Tags: fraud

Tags: email

Tags: telephone

Tags: call

Tags: send money

Tags: notification

We take a look at a PayPal phish which comes complete with multiple ways to pull the wool over your eyes.

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Are Malware operators using NSIS Installers to bombard Stealers and avoid detection?

Credit to Author: Tejaswini Sandapolla| Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 08:01:28 +0000

  Threat actors have been using new techniques to hide their codes and avoid detection in every manner….

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An 18 year scam odyssey of stranded astronauts

Categories: News

Tags: scam

Tags: fake

Tags: fraud

Tags: phish

Tags: romance

Tags: 419

Tags: astronaut

Tags: space

Tags: station

Tags: shuttle

Tags: rocket

Tags: fake

Tags: email

We take a look at a scam which has come around every couple of years and which has finally claimed a sizable bounty from a victim.

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Phishers use verified status as bait for Instagram users

Categories: News

Categories: Scams

Tags: phish

Tags: phishing

Tags: instagram

Tags: facebook

Tags: verified

Tags: email

We take a look at a phishing campaign targeting users of Instagram with the promise of verified status.

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Phishy calls and emails play on energy cost increase fears

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2022 09:41:12 +0000

We take a look at a wave of scams involving people’s fears of increasing energy prices, and how to avoid being caught out.

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