Yes, those sextortion email scams using old passwords are still making the rounds. How can you spot a real sextortion attempt from an empty threat? And when should you report to authorities? Read on to find out.
The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.
We first published on tech scammers America Geeks back in 2015 and again in 2016. This time, they opened a help ticket with us, requesting we take down our blog post—which warranted a phone call. Read on to learn how our conversation with America Geeks went.
Love is in the air, and so are the hopes of scammers wanting to make a quick buck at your expense. Shore up your digital defenses this Valentine’s Day with a look at some of the common problem areas.
Every now and then, we see the 419 “Hitman deployed to kill you” missive doing the rounds. This time, we have a fake DHS notification telling you to pay a $350 fee within 24 hours – or else.
Watch out: sponsored Tweets leading to phishing pages are doing the rounds once more. We take a look at the latest phishing scam being pushed to unsuspecting Twitter users, and show how the scammers are after a double-whammy of login credentials and credit card information.
The author of a book about stringing along email scammers thinks we should all have a go. But what are the risks?