What is Smishing? The 101 guide

Smishing is a combination of the words “phishing” and “SMS”, to indicate phishing sent across your mobile network in the form of a text.

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Deepfakes were going to change everything. And then they didn’t

Deepfakes are out there, but they aren’t where many people expected them to be.

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Sorry, Joe Biden isn’t offering you a work visa, it’s a scam

Bogus e-visa promotions are being posted to social media. Here are the telltale signs that indicate you’re looking at a scam.

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A week in security (March 15 – 21)

A roundup of the previous week’s news, from March 15 to March 21.

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Resident Evil 8 just the latest game plagued by fake demos and early access scams

We look at the rise in video game scams promising early access to upcoming titles, but delivering nothing but phishing and malware

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Royal Mail scam says your parcel is waiting for delivery

We take a look at an SMS phishing messages which claims to have a parcel for you, with an unpaid shipping fee.

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Romance scams: FTC reveals $304 million of heartache

The FTC’s latest findings reveal that love is in the air for people up to no good.

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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.

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Deepfakes and the 2020 United States election: missing in action?

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.

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FIFA 21 game scams: watch out for unsporting conduct

With the recent launch of the new FIFA 2021 video game, we look at some of the common scams to avoid.

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