Combatting SMS and phone fraud: UK government issues guidance

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:07:16 +0000

A quick guide for organizations embarking on SMS and telephone messages to reach their audience or customers.

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Steer clear of gift card balance scams

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 11:30:07 +0000

We look at gift card scams, where fake sites designed to look like the real thing trick victims into entering gift card balance details.

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A week in security (January 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 11:39:43 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Phishers on the prowl with fake parking meter QR codes

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:36:58 +0000

We look at a wave of bogus QR codes stuck to multiple genuine parking meters across Texas.

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FIFA 22 phishers tackle customer support with social engineering

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:23:01 +0000

We look at a phishing scam where the victims were customer support reps tricked into handing over control of player’s accounts.

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A week in security (January 3 – 9)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 11:58:09 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Sophisticated phishing scheme spent years robbing authors of their unpublished work

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 17:23:18 +0000

The FBI says a multi-year phishing attack targeting authors and book publishers, and stole unpublished novels, manuscripts and other books.

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Careful! Uber flaw allows anyone to send an email from uber.com

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2022 13:39:11 +0000

Uber didn’t think that this is much of a problem, even though several researchers already raised the grave possibility of phishing.

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