More advice for detecting and avoiding sextortion scams
Cyberblackmail/sextortion again raises its not-so-pretty little head
The first virtual concert to take place inside a video game attracted interest not only from players but also from scammers, who tried to take advantage of the huge event by tricking users into buying tickets even though the concert was free
And that’s on top of the heartache experienced by the tens of thousands of people who fall for romance scams each year
Roses are red, violets are blue, watch out for these scams or it may happen to you
The message starts off with the kind of information that is apt to send shivers down the spines of many binge-watchers
Some useful advice for staying safe while hunting for bargains in this holiday season
As the threat of bogus apps continues, what can we do to protect ourselves against these fraudulent practices?
As another confusing message spreads, we look at Facebook privacy, cloning, and hacking
Cybercrooks use bogus apps to phish six online banks and a cryptocurrency exchange
Fraudsters are using bogus apps to convince users of three Indian banks to divulge their personal data
Adidas “prize” used as bait in attempt to lure people into biting
Tricksters have been misleading users about the functionality of apps by displaying bogus download numbers
In 2017, the victims of BEC fraud were stung for $676 million, almost double the loss totals reported in the previous year
The importance of providing the best possible after-sales service to customers
The questionnaire measures a range of personality traits to distinguish people who are more prone to taking the bait than others.
Criminals have devised a new scheme that aims to drain the bank accounts of large corporations.
The game was uploaded to Google Play and attempted to trick users into unwittingly signing up for a weekly paid subscription
Another template attempts to scare, rather than thrill, the recipients. Upon learning that “your IP address and other identifying information were used to commit multiple online crimes”, the mark is urged to contact the sender by phone immediately.
It's easier to have scruples about how you earn your living when you're not one of millions of people chasing just a few thousand jobs.