Cybercrime

Emotet returns just in time for Christmas - Guess who's back right for the holidays? Emotet of course.
Beware: not so festive social media scams - Social networks are rife with scams leading up to Christmas. We shine a light on some of the worst offenders.
Smart toy security: How to keep your kids safe this Christmas - IoT toys will be big sellers this festive season. We give a few ideas for improving smart toy security.
Get a head start on defending against tax scams - We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.
November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal - We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.
Demystifying two common misconceptions with e-commerce security - HTTPS and iframe containers augment security, but are not a panacea for online shoppers and merchants.
QBot Trojan delivered via malspam campaign exploiting US election uncertainties - Criminals won't pass a unique opportunity to leverage current events to deliver malware.
Vastaamo psychotherapy data breach sees the most vulnerable victims extorted - A Finnish psychotherapy practice suffered a data breach (or two). Now its patients are receiving extortion messages.
Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack - Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.

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