Panic attack: Apple scams apply pressure

We take a look at some of the many vaguely threatening/panic-inducing attempts by Apple scams to phish potential victims. Featuring emails, texts, and…Edward Snowden?!

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“Who visits your Twitter profile” spam app brings week of chaos

Last week saw a Twitter spam app claiming to show who “viewed your profile” and spreading throughout the social media platform. See how it spread, and what you can do to avoid being caught by this common scam.

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Of princes and perpetrators: Beware of getting ensnared in 419 scams

More and more people around the world are sending fake Nigerian Prince emails and getting involved in 419 scams. The most recent Nigerian Prince arrest proves why getting involved is risky business, even for those who aren’t the masterminds.

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Tech support scammer tries to sell free software

Watch as a Malwarebytes researcher catches a rather rude tech support scammer from AmericaGeeks in the act.

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There’s a hole in my bucket: Bitcoin scams aim to exploit volatile market

The world of Bitcoin is ablaze with profit, speculation, and potential riches for all. Unfortunately, scammers are in on the action and will stop at nothing to relieve the unwary of their digital fortunes. What are the threats, and what can you do to stay safe?

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