Here’s your unlimited ATM card

A scam about an unlimited and blank ATM card has been doing the rounds for a few months now, probably following the news about the ATM heist in Taiwan that was successful in a way, but didn’t end too well for most of the participants, as they did get caught.

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PSA: DetoxCrypto Ransomware imitating Malwarebytes

Scammers will always try and imitate legitimate tools and services in an effort to trick people into harming their accounts and devices. If it isn’t fake logins, it’s dubious links on social media. If we’re wading knee deep in 419 emails, you can bet another round of tech support scams will be along in a minute. Today we look at an attempt at pushing DetoxCrypto Ransomware which suggests its from Malwarebytes…

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Free console games on Instagram? Not exactly…

Take a look at some fake “free game” sites found on Instagram. Anyone with children in their family who can’t get enough of freebies online may want to gently steer them away from the below. Everyone from PS4 to Nintendo gamers are potential targets.

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iPad error? Windows fakeout

This bogus error site can’t decide if Windows or an iPad is at risk. Given the URL, you’d expect to see some sort of iPad related shenanigans taking place – an interesting twist on the well worn theme of tech support scams.

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Blurry previews and Facebook phishing

Here’s a Facebook phish which uses the incredibly old technique of blurring the supposed page underneath the login prompt. This is supposed to tantalise victims with what they could see if only they hand over login details. This tactic has been around from Facebook and Tumblr all the way back to Myspace, most typically in the form of the infamous “See who visited your page” type scams of yesteryear.

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