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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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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7 out of 10 Indians Have Encountered Tech-Support Scams in Past 12 Months

Credit to Author: Jatin Sharma| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 13:03:21 +0000

Microsoft today released findings of its 2021 Global Tech Support Scam Research report that looks at tech support…

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Busted! Fraud-as-a-Service gang that sold 2FA-proof phishing arrested

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 17:57:48 +0000

Dutch police arrested members of a group calling themselves the Fraud Family for developing and selling phishing panels.

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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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Coronavirus phishing: “Welcome back to the office…”

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0000

We take a look at what promises to be a wave of coronavirus phishing emails claiming that offices are reopening post-pandemic.

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