Watch out for this SMS phish promising a tax refund

We take a look at a round of phishing mails being sent to people in Belgium, promising tax-related refunds.

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USPS “Your package could not be delivered” text is a smishing scam

We look at an SMS which claims you have a USPS redelivery needing to be rescheduled, and explain why it’s not what it seems.

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Facebook phish claims “Someone tried to log into your account”

We take a look at a Facebook phish which tries to pressure potential victims into responding to mails that they really shouldn’t.

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Google takes on Docs notification spammers

We look at some fixes Google is releasing to combat a wave of spam made via notifications in Google Docs and other apps.

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FBI server hijacked to send up to 100,000 bogus attack mails

We look at a bogus FBI mail sent via a site error to as many as 100,000 recipients, and explain why you shouldn’t worry if you received one.

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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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Ransomware is targeting vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers

Attacks using the ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange vulnerability have taken a new twist: DearCry ransomware.

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What Google learned from 1 billion evil email scams

Google teamed up with researchers from Stanford University to analyse 5 months worth of mails. This is what they found.

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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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