Hacker destroys VFEmail service, wipes backups

A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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5 safe ways to get back at spammers: a guide to wasting time

We take a look at some of the safe ways to waste a spammer’s time, whether by email or telephone.

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“Celebrating Stephen Hawking” with a 419 scam

Scammers are using the good name of the recently deceased scientist Stephen Hawking to lure potential victims into a 419 scam, complete with a quiz and large cash prize for the winner.

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PayPal phish asks to verify transactions—don’t do it

We take a look at a batch of fake PayPal emails asking potential victims to visit a so-called resolution center to address unverified transactions.

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419 scam: pay $180, receive $5,000 a week

A 419 scam wants you to hand over some cash with the promise of $5,000 a week in return…

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Spam: “Your $100 Amazon Prime credit will expire”

We look at a piece of spam claiming 100$ of Amazon Prime credit will soon be lost if not used in a hurry…

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Trump spam and torrents, oh my

Fake CNN Donald Trump spam claims riches are at hand – we see if the mail lives up to its promises…

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“BMW Lottery Department” 419 Spam

Steer clear of mails from the “BMW Lottery Department”…

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Avoid these Nextflix themed scams

There’s some Netflix themed scams in circulation at the moment. Here’s what you should be avoiding…

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