No, Colonel Gaddafi’s daughter isn’t emailing to give you untold riches

“Ayesha Gaddafi” wants us to help her invest a cool $27 million. What’s the catch?

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Ransomware scammers target artists with fake Krita revenue deals

Ransomware authors are targeting artists with bogus collaboration deals, and booby-trapped zipfiles. Here’s what to watch out for.

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ProtonMail hands user’s IP address and device info to police, showing the limits of private email

What can we expect from privacy-focused email if law enforcement come knocking?

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Beware, crypto-scammer seeks foreigner with BLOCK CHAIN ACCOUNT

We take a look at a spam mail promising untold riches from a cryptocurrency transfer which will only lead to financial disaster.

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Coronavirus phishing: “Welcome back to the office…”

We take a look at what promises to be a wave of coronavirus phishing emails claiming that offices are reopening post-pandemic.

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Nude photo theft offers lessons in selfie security

We look at a story involving the theft of people’s most sensitive data, and what you can do to secure yours.

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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.

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Business email compromise: gunning for goal

We look at the latest happenings in the world of business email compromise (BEC).

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Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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