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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A week in security (March 29 – April 4)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, from March 29 to April 4.

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The human impact of a Royal Mail phishing scam

We look at the impact of a Royal Mail phishing scam as described by the victim, caught out not once but twice by the scammers.

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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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Report reveals the staggering scale of Business Email Compromise losses

A new report from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), shows that businesses lost $1.8 billion to BEC scams in 2020.

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FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education

Big-game ransomware, PYSA (AKA Mespinoza) is targeting educational institutions in the US and UK.

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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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Defending online anonymity and speech with Eva Galperin: Lock and Code S02E03

On Lock and Code, we talk to Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity for EFF, about the importance of defending online anonymity and speech.

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