BBB Warns of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Scams

BBB Warns of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Scams

With health insurance open enrollment season just around the corner, US consumers preparing to change or add to their health coverage should watch out for scammers, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns ...
Romance Scams Are on the Rise, FBI Warns

Romance Scams Are on the Rise, FBI Warns

The FBI is warning individuals who use online dating apps and platforms to watch out for scammers leveraging social distancing measures and defrauding unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned money. Romance or confidence ...
Poor Grammar Makes For a Poor Extortion Campaign; ’You Under Attack‘ Pay Us ’Before Make Drama’

Poor Grammar Makes For a Poor Extortion Campaign; ’You Under Attack‘ Pay Us ’Before Make Drama’

Bitdefender Antispam Lab spotted an amusing extortion campaign yesterday. While many extortion scams use petty scare tactics to fool recipients into paying up, you can’t be worried if you don’t understand the ...
trucking

Trucking Companies: The New Target for Scammers

In the wake of COVID-19, the trucking industry has seen a marked increase in fraud and scams. Here’s what’s going on The dangers of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic don’t end at ...
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Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Due to the troublesome spread of coronavirus-themed scams and malware attacks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched a nationwide campaign to detect, inhibit and punish any fraudulent or malicious online activity ...
Tech support scams

Tech Support Scams and What They Mean

Since 2008, tech support scams have been raking in millions of dollars annually, with victims often paying several hundred dollars in the false belief that the person on the other end is ...
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Save the Children Federation Tricked Into Sending $1 Million to Scammers

Save the Children Federation Tricked Into Sending $1 Million to Scammers

Scammers tricked Save the Children Federation, a well-known U.S. charity, into sending them approximately one million dollars. As reported by The Boston Globe, digital attackers compromised the email account of a Save ...
Fortnite Scammers Approaching $1m in Annual Takings

Fortnite Scammers Approaching $1m in Annual Takings

When something seems too good to be true, it probably is. It’s a hard lesson to learn and, in this case, one that’s being taught by scammers. The perpetrators are abusing the ...

Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we've been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our ...
A conversation with America Geeks

A conversation with America Geeks

We first published on tech scammers America Geeks back in 2015 and again in 2016. This time, they opened a help ticket with us, requesting we take down our blog post—which warranted ...