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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A week in security (September 28 – October 4)

A roundup of the best cybersecurity stories from September 28 – October 4, including several tricky cases ransomware installed on… coffee makers?

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Missing person scams: what to watch out for

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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A week in security (May 25 – 31)

A roundup of news and blog posts from the week of May 25 – 31

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Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Beware of fraudulent antivirus products taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return

A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user’s inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn’t panic.

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100 channels and nothing on, except TV Licensing phishes

A recent bout of TV Licensing phishing emails promise British users a refund once they log in to a phony TV License website and provide payment details. Read on to see if you’ve been impacted.

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