When the coronavirus infodemic strikes

What are the biggest social media platforms doing to combat the rise in COVID-19 conspiracy theories spreading online?

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RevenueWire to pay $6.7 million to settle FTC charges

The FTC filed a complaint against payment provider RevenueWire and its CEO for laundering credit card payments and facilitating and assisting in fraud.

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Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Lock and Code S1Ep1: On RSA, the human element, and the week in security

We look at all the interesting security news from last week’s RSA Conference and beyond, plus present the first episode of our brand-new podcast: Lock and Code.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter mishaps invite typosquatters and scammers

Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter account contains many typos that lead to the wrong website—and scammers and typosquatters are taking advantage.

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Cyber tips for safe online dating: How to avoid privacy gaffs, exploits, and scams

We give advice on safe online dating, including steering clear of scams, buttoning up on privacy, and avoiding vulnerable apps.

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WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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How not to buy drugs on the Internet

Most get-rich-quick schemes on the Internet prove to be scams in disguise—and that includes buying drugs. Learn how scammers take advantage of users looking for illegal activities online.

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Help prevent disaster donation scams from causing more misery

Scammers will stop at nothing—not even a tragic natural disaster—for a chance to cash in. We offer some helpful tips to avoid disaster donation scams.

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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