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 ...
Shoppers Stop tech scam draws from thousands of forced ad injections

Shoppers Stop tech scam draws from thousands of forced ad injections

The same group behind the Shoppers Stop tech scam campaign is at it again, injecting malicious ad code into thousands of sites and redirecting to a templated warning page. Categories: Social engineering ...
Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome

Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome

Browsers are usually the first point of contact between victims and threat actors. With a few bits of code, crooks manage once again to freeze Google Chrome and scare users into calling ...

Scammers and jobhunters

Article for ESET by me: Scammers and jobhunters. Sparked by an article in the Guardian on The scammers gaming India’s overcrowded job market by Snighda Poonam. Hat tip to Steve Burn for ...
Tech support scammers make browser lockers more resilient

Tech support scammers make browser lockers more resilient

Closing tech support scam pop-ups is becoming more challenging as crooks come up with more tricks for browser lockers. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: browlockbrowser lockerpopundertech support scamsTSS (Read more...) The post ...
Sophos: Three Apple Malware Scams

Sophos: Three Apple Malware Scams

The estimable Paul Ducklin (sorry not to have seen you at VB this year, Duck!) advises us to Watch out for these high-pressure Apple malware scams. To be precise, a couple of ...

National cybersecurity awareness month: simple steps for online safety

National cybersecurity awareness month was created to ensure that every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. And now Malwarebytes is doing its part. Categories: FYI ...
Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising

Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising

See how scammers redirected visitors from MSN to their tech support scam page in this latest malvertising campaign. Categories: Social engineering Threat analysis Tags: click baitfraudmalvertisingmsnTaboolatech support scams (Read more...) The post ...