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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Beware of COVID Pass scams

We take a look at an SMS scam claiming to offer up proof of COVID-19 vaccination in the form of a Covid Pass …for a price

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If a QR code leads you to a Bitcoin ATM at a gas station, it’s a scam

We look at a small flourishing of QR code scams, and cast an eye over some of the most interesting QR-related attacks of 2021.

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The Olympics: a timeline of scams, hacks, and malware

We look at a history of malware, hacks, phishes, bogus mobile apps, and more targeting the Olympic Games going back to 1996

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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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Hotel staff bust Hermes SMS scammer with suspiciously large number of cables

We look at a story involving a hotel, a lot of cables, and even more fake parcel delivery payment notifications sent to mobile numbers

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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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Royal Mail phish deploys evasion tricks to avoid analysis

We look at a Royal Mail phish which deploys multiple techniques to keep people from analysing a fake Royal Mail website.

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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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Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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