Bad romance: catphishing explained

You may have heard of catfishing, where people lure romancers online by faking their identity. But what about catphishing? This dangerous practice uses similar romantic triggers, only its goal is to dupe users and businesses out of personal info.

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419 scammer offers USD $60 million—and a free child

419 scammers offering up untold riches are nothing new. But untold riches and an adopted child for good measure? How could we not explore this one further?

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A week in security (October 9 – October 15)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, October 9 to Sunday, October 15. We presented our quarterly report, won security awards, and lots more.

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Phishes, pseudophishes, and bad email

Everyone knows about phishing. But what about pseudophishing? When companies use poor design, no attribution, and broad requests for personal info, their legit emails look like a phish.

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A new kind of Apple phishing scam

A new method for phishing Apple ID passwords on iOS would be indistinguishable from a real iOS password request—what are the ramifications?

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