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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ID theft ghouls targeting Surfside victims is appalling, but no surprise

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:33:56 +0000

We look at examples of scammers trying to steal the identity of the dead, and observe those same awful tactics still in use today.

Categories: Privacy

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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.

Categories: Social engineering

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Judge drops hammer, dishes 7 years slammer for BEC and romance scammer

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 16:21:46 +0000

We look at the recent sentencing of a scammer dealing in both business email compromise and romance scams.

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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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