“Free Steam games” videos promise much, deliver malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 16:46:06 +0000

We take a look at multiple videos claiming to offer free Steam games, but which instead serve up some malware.

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Please don’t buy this! 3 gift card scams to watch out for this Black Friday

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 17:00:00 +0000

With the holiday season around the corner, and Black Friday at the end of the week, we thought it was a good time to look at the dangers that come with gift cards. Gift cards can be a an easy win in cases where you don’t know the receiver well enough to decide on a…

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Phishers target TikTok influencers with verification promises and copyright threats

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 21:09:06 +0000

TikTok influencers are being targeted with a variety of scam mails involving bogus copyright claims and fake promises of verification.

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What is Twitch?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 13:42:04 +0000

What is Twitch? We take a look at the incredibly popular streaming platform, along with some of the more common scams targeting its users.

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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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Italian mafia cybercrime sting leads to 100+ arrests

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:43:59 +0000

Europol has announced the successful arrest and dismantling of an organized crime ring that is said to have ties with the Italian mob.

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Sextortion Scam: Blackmail scam emails that demand Bitcoin

Credit to Author: Ayush Puri| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:28:54 +0000

What is Sextortion?  Sextortion is a scam via email or any other medium to blackmail the victim and…

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