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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A week in security (April 26 – May 2)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security stories alongside the very best of our own research, from April 26 to May 2.

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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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Sorry, Joe Biden isn’t offering you a work visa, it’s a scam

Bogus e-visa promotions are being posted to social media. Here are the telltale signs that indicate you’re looking at a scam.

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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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