Posts Tagged ‘Scam Me If You Can’

Shopping trap: The online stores’ scam that hits users worldwide

Shopping trap: Criminal gangs from China have been using copies of online stores of popular brands to target users all over the world Malicious schemas linked to online stores are on the rise in 2022. Criminal gangs from China have been using copies of online stores of popular brands to target users all over the world and thereby trick […]

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“Back to basics” as courier scammers skip fake fees and missed deliveries

These scams can take many different forms, including: A fake gift sent by an online “friend” is delayed by customs charges. This is a common ruse used by romance scammers, who sucker you into an online friendship, for example by stealing other people’s profile data from online data sites, courting you online, and then “sending” you a […]

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Copyright scammers turn to phone numbers instead of web links

Copyright scams aren’t new – we’ve written about them many times in recent years. These scammers often target your Facebook or Instagram account, fraudulently claiming that someone has registered a complaint about content that you’ve posted, such as a photo, and telling you that you need to resolve the issue in order to avoid getting locked out of your […]

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BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

You’re almost certainly familiar with vishing, a phone-based scam in which cybercriminals leave messages on your voicemail in the hope that you’ll call them back later to find out what’s going on. In fact, if you have a long-standing phone number, like we do, you may well get more of these scam calls (perhaps even many more of […]

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Global Scamdemic: Scams Become Number One Online Crime

Threat hunting and adversarial cyber intelligence company Group-IB published a comprehensive analysis of fraud cases on a global scale. Group-IB,  a global threat hunting and adversarial cyber intelligence company specializing in the investigation and prevention of high-tech cybercrime, has published a comprehensive analysis of fraud cases on a global scale.  Group-IB,  a global threat hunting and adversarial […]

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