Customer Support Impersonation Scams on Twitter

Customer Support Impersonation Scams on Twitter

How scammers are using fake/lookalike brand customer support accounts on Twitter to hijack users' crypto wallets, bank accounts and user handles ...

May The Fourth Be with You: Jedi Mind Tricks and Scams

Over the past few years, I’ve used Star Wars Day as a way to talk about two of my favourite things – Star Wars and cybersecurity. I wrote about scammers in 2020 ...
Truths and Myths of Privacy, Fake Shopping Apps, Borat RAT Malware

Truths and Myths of Privacy, Fake Shopping Apps, Borat RAT Malware

Scott and Tom explain why privacy isn’t dead, why should everyone should care about their privacy, and how you should respond to someone that says “I don’t care about privacy, I have ...
Crypto Scams Taking Advantage of Ukraine Conflict | Avast

Crypto Scams Taking Advantage of Ukraine Conflict | Avast

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Avast is deeply saddened by the Ukraine-Russia situation. We have employees and customers in both countries and are monitoring the situation very closely. We are focused as a priority on ensuring our ...
Graphics Card Web Tracking, Fake Job Ad Scams, Hacker Takes Down North Korea's Internet

Graphics Card Web Tracking, Fake Job Ad Scams, Hacker Takes Down North Korea’s Internet

Researchers have discovered a new web tracking technique using your graphics card, scammers are exploiting security weaknesses on job recruitment websites to post fraudulent job postings, and how a hacker single-handedly took ...

See No Evil, Hear No Evil: The Use of Deepfakes in Social Engineering Attacks

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most high-profile technology developments in recent history. It would appear that there is no end to what AI can do. Fom driverless cars, dictation tools, ...
A Bank SMS Text Phish Attempt

A Bank SMS Text Phish Attempt

Phishing attempts over text messages are becoming more prevalent. I received an SMS text message that contained a phishing attempt for a Canadian Bank. The message implied that I have received a ...

“PlugWalkJoe” indicted for $784K SIM swap cryptocurrency theft

The U.S. Department of Justice charged a British man for his alleged role in stealing $784,000 worth of cryptocurrency using SIM swap attacks. According to the unsealed indictment, Joseph James O’Connor – ...

Top 3 Grooming Techniques in Fraud: What to Watch for

Grooming is a method of establishing a connection with a person to perpetrate a crime against them. Grooming is becoming more common in fraud, both online as well as in interpersonal interactions ...