Discord scammers lure victims with promise of free Nitro subscriptions

We look at some Discord scams doing the rounds, and also provide some tips to help you avoid losing your account.

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Uber security alert scam spoofs real Uber number—Watch out!

A scammer is trying to trick Uber users into giving up their credit card details under the guise of a security alert SMS from a spoofed number.

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Italian mafia cybercrime sting leads to 100+ arrests

Europol has announced the successful arrest and dismantling of an organized crime ring that is said to have ties with the Italian mob.

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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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ID theft ghouls targeting Surfside victims is appalling, but no surprise

We look at examples of scammers trying to steal the identity of the dead, and observe those same awful tactics still in use today.

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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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Judge drops hammer, dishes 7 years slammer for BEC and romance scammer

We look at the recent sentencing of a scammer dealing in both business email compromise and romance scams.

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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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