The $43 billion Business Email Compromise threat

We take a look at the latest FBI report on Business Email Compromise which reveals $43 billion in losses from 2016 to 2021.

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Steer clear of this “TestNTrace” SMS spam

An SMS scam is doing the rounds, claiming you’ve been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.

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Apps removed from Google Play for harvesting user data

We take a look at a collection of apps which were all harvesting user data via an SDK promising “monetisation”.

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Unusual sign-in activity mail goes phishing for Microsoft account holders

We look at a phishing mail which may cause concern for users of Microsoft services as it claims there’s been a suspicious login from Russia.

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FIFA 22 phishers tackle customer support with social engineering

We look at a phishing scam where the victims were customer support reps tricked into handing over control of player’s accounts.

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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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