What is Smishing? The 101 guide

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 18:51:13 +0000

Smishing is a combination of the words “phishing” and “SMS”, to indicate phishing sent across your mobile network in the form of a text.

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Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 17:38:12 +0000

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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Resident Evil 8 just the latest game plagued by fake demos and early access scams

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2021 10:38:00 +0000

We look at the rise in video game scams promising early access to upcoming titles, but delivering nothing but phishing and malware

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Royal Mail scam says your parcel is waiting for delivery

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 20:02:30 +0000

We take a look at an SMS phishing messages which claims to have a parcel for you, with an unpaid shipping fee.

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Defending online anonymity and speech with Eva Galperin: Lock and Code S02E03

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:00:00 +0000

On Lock and Code, we talk to Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity for EFF, about the importance of defending online anonymity and speech.

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What Google learned from 1 billion evil email scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 00:37:08 +0000

Google teamed up with researchers from Stanford University to analyse 5 months worth of mails. This is what they found.

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Get a head start on defending against tax scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:01:04 +0000

We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.

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