Spam and phishing

Stay safe online - 2019-05-19

"The Nasty List" scam targets Instagram users' credentials

Users are facing another Instagram scam: the phishing link claims that their name is on the alleged "Nasty List". More
News Spam and phishing   April 15, 2019  

Latest Boeing 737 accidents used to spread malware via email spam

Hackers are persuading users to open a malicious file that allegedly contains information about the two recent Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes. More
News Spam and phishing   March 19, 2019  

Phishers use Google Translate domain to hide password stealing tactics

Google and Facebook users' logins and passwords targeted by phishing campaign posing as Google Translate. More
News Spam and phishing   February 10, 2019  

New TrickBot version targets North American banking customers

TrickBot payload is inserted into a malicious MS Excel document, attached to a phishing email that pretends to be from a North American bank. More
News Spam and phishing   February 08, 2019  

Bomb threat crooks used GoDaddy vulnerability to hijack popular domains

Hackers responsible for the bomb threat campaign manage to hijack a big number of well-known domains. More
News Spam and phishing   February 06, 2019  

"Love you" malspam campaign has been modified to target Japan

"Love letter" spam campaign returns just before Valentine's Day. More
News Spam and phishing   February 04, 2019  

Hackers combine ransomware and PayPal phishing to acquire personal data

The in-development ransomware uses PayPay phishing page to make users enter their credit card details. More
News Spam and phishing   January 21, 2019  

PayPal phishing scam promoted on Twitter asked for personal details

The scamming message from alleged PayPal showed up on users' timeline as a promoted tweet. More
News Spam and phishing   January 04, 2019  

A new Bitcoin scam: bomb threats wreak panic in the US

The FBI and the police across the US say people should not panic. More
News Spam and phishing   December 14, 2018  

Indian police raids 26 call centers: arrests 63 tech support scammers

The arrests were made after Microsoft officially complained to the officials. More
News Spam and phishing   November 30, 2018  

Phishing attempts against UK students seek to steal banking data

UK students are facing phishing attempts mimicking tax refund emails. More
News Spam and phishing   November 21, 2018  

Bitcoin scammers use fake Elon Musk's Twitter account to steal $170k

Hackers took over verified accounts and changed the name to Elon Musk to promote Bitcoin scam. More
News Spam and phishing   November 06, 2018  

Scammers preparing for Christmas - beware of the fake DHL parcel emails

Experts warn about email scams mimicking DHL shipment notifications . More
News Spam and phishing   November 05, 2018  

Sextortion scams: researchers reveal numbers behind the attacks

Sextortion scam is a successful business for bad actors. Security experts at Cisco Talos released a research report detailing the two recent campaigns of the sextortion scams.More
News Spam and phishing   November 01, 2018  

Facebook hoax: scam messages claim account compromise

The fake warning spreads in a form of a private message on Facebook. More
News Spam and phishing   October 09, 2018  
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