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April 21, 2014 - Fake World Cup emails will drag you into a 419 scam. Stay on the ball.

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February 14, 2019 - A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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June 19, 2018 - What should you check for to determine if an email is spam or malicious? Here are five red flags to look for—and what to do with those malicious emails when you find them.

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March 23, 2018 - Scammers are using the good name of the recently deceased scientist Stephen Hawking to lure potential victims into a 419 scam, complete with a quiz and large cash prize for the winner.

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January 10, 2018 - More and more people around the world are sending fake Nigerian Prince emails and getting involved in 419 scams. The most recent Nigerian Prince arrest proves why getting involved is risky business, even for those who aren't the masterminds.

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October 18, 2017 - 419 scammers offering up untold riches are nothing new. But untold riches and an adopted child for good measure? How could we not explore this one further?

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September 8, 2017 - Every now and then, we see the 419 "Hitman deployed to kill you" missive doing the rounds. This time, we have a fake DHS notification telling you to pay a $350 fee within 24 hours - or else.

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August 29, 2017 - A 419 email is currently doing the rounds with promises of $10.5m USD waiting to be sent your way. This is most definitely something you don't want to get tangled up in.

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March 8, 2017 - This is just a short heads up to advise you to ignore the below missive, which is currently landing in mailboxes promising $35 million worth of riches.

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August 16, 2016 - 419 scams most commonly drop into your mailbox, but they do occasionally appear via other channels such as snail mail and social media. Today we're going to take a look at an angle seemingly beloved of scammers everywhere - a specific character type clung to down the years for no other reason than to cheat people out of their money.

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