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Cybercrime | Social engineering
Malvertising campaign on PornHub and other top adult brands exposes users to tech support scams
February 12, 2021 - PornHub, RedTube and several other top adult sites have been showing visitors fake popup warnings leading to tech support scams.
Get a head start on defending against tax scams
December 8, 2020 - 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
November 30, 2020 - We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.
QBot Trojan delivered via malspam campaign exploiting US election uncertainties
November 4, 2020 - Criminals won't pass a unique opportunity to leverage current events to deliver malware.
Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack
October 28, 2020 - 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.
XSS to TSS: tech support scam campaign abuses cross-site scripting vulnerability
October 21, 2020 - This tech support scam is being spread via Facebook links and uses several redirection mechanisms to avoid detection.
Deepfakes and the 2020 United States election: missing in action?
October 16, 2020 - We look at whether the 2020 United States election will be plagued by deepfakes, or if it's not the concern experts once thought it was.
FIFA 21 game scams: watch out for unsporting conduct
October 14, 2020 - With the recent launch of the new FIFA 2021 video game, we look at some of the common scams to avoid.
Missing person scams: what to watch out for
August 27, 2020 - Missing person alerts can be a prime source of inspiration for scammers looking to turn a quick buck. We explore some of the techniques used to further ill-gotten gains.
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