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May 18, 2015 - Bitly, one of the top three popular URL shortening services, is being mimicked by the bad guys to lead users to click and download supposed game cracks (and others). The files turn out to be malicious.

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June 25, 2019 - We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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April 15, 2019 - Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?

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January 18, 2019 - Is money all hosting providers care about when it comes to allowing malicious sites on their servers? Or is there more at play? We embark on an investigation to discover their motives.

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March 20, 2018 - We take a look at how link rot risks turning every website into an unreachable island—locking crucial information away behind a plethora of broken links—and some of the security concerns that may arise as a result.

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August 11, 2016 - We've looked at the social engineering tactic of inserting a fake account into a conversation with legitimate support channels in the past, and today - thanks to Techhelplist - we can observe another one, this time going after Natwest bank logins. See how Twitter scammers are trying to steer potential victims away from legitimate support channels to phishing websites.

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August 4, 2016 - We're once again faced with a number of fake Facebook Security profiles, accounts that phishers were able to take over and control. No longer are they posting comments to random user feeds but sending them private messages instead.

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May 5, 2016 - Today, we've been alerted about an ongoing spam campaign against Skype users, majority of those affected are countries in Asia.

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March 31, 2016 - We have been featuring Steam malware distributed via chat for quite a while now. Yet, we continue to see users fall for the same tactic. Here's a tip: Trust, but verify.

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September 29, 2015 - An Instagram account baits users with the lure of catching his/her potentially cheating partner red-handed using a “trusted” service. All he/she needs is the target’s phone number.

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