Watch out for the Steam skin “free knife” scam

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 12:40:32 +0000

We look at a small batch of Steam scam messages, focused on offering potential victims “free” knife and bayonet skins.

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Discord scammers lure victims with promise of free Nitro subscriptions

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 09:27:40 +0000

We look at some Discord scams doing the rounds, and also provide some tips to help you avoid losing your account.

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No, Colonel Gaddafi’s daughter isn’t emailing to give you untold riches

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:54:14 +0000

“Ayesha Gaddafi” wants us to help her invest a cool $27 million. What’s the catch?

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If a QR code leads you to a Bitcoin ATM at a gas station, it’s a scam

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 16:08:14 +0000

We look at a small flourishing of QR code scams, and cast an eye over some of the most interesting QR-related attacks of 2021.

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The Olympics: a timeline of scams, hacks, and malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 16:52:56 +0000

We look at a history of malware, hacks, phishes, bogus mobile apps, and more targeting the Olympic Games going back to 1996

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Beware, crypto-scammer seeks foreigner with BLOCK CHAIN ACCOUNT

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:41:03 +0000

We take a look at a spam mail promising untold riches from a cryptocurrency transfer which will only lead to financial disaster.

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Hotel staff bust Hermes SMS scammer with suspiciously large number of cables

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 14:36:28 +0000

We look at a story involving a hotel, a lot of cables, and even more fake parcel delivery payment notifications sent to mobile numbers

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