Social engineering

“I have full control of your device”: Sextortion scam rears its ugly head in time for 2021 - It’s the new year, and a fresh Bitcoin sextortion scam email has been making rounds.
Scammers are spoofing bank phone numbers to rob victims - Phone scammers are using spoofed caller ID numbers to convince their victims they are employees of your bank. Don't fall for their tricks.
Malvertising campaigns come back in full swing - Threat actors monetize on adult traffic in several large malvertising campaigns.
Business email compromise: gunning for goal - We look at the latest happenings in the world of business email compromise (BEC).
Deepfakes or not: new GAN image stirs up questions about digital fakery - We look at the latest splash of synthetic human deepfakes shenanigans working their way into mainstream news in order to cause disruption.
Coordinated Twitter attack rakes in 100 grand - In a social engineering attack on Twitter, threat actors managed to scam $100,000 dollars in Bitcoin by taking over high-profile accounts.
Cybercriminals impersonate World Health Organization to distribute fake coronavirus e-book - Threat actors ramp up on coronavirus-themed campaigns, posing as the World Health Organization sending emails with fake e-book content. Instead of advice, users get compromised with malware.
Battling online coronavirus scams with facts - New online scams have preyed on the public's fear about coronavirus outbreak. Don't be fooled. Here is what we know about coronavirus and its related scams.
Spear phishing 101: what you need to know - We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it's such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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