Phishing

System Administrator Quota Update' Email Scam screenshot

System Administrator Quota Update' Email Scam

A new phishing email is making the rounds that claims that your email storage quota has been filled, and in order to increase it, you must enter your login credentials on the provided link. Don't be fooled. This is a... Read more

May 5, 2021
'Secure Your Email' Scam screenshot

'Secure Your Email' Scam

Cybercriminals often pose as legitimate companies and service providers whenever they are trying to lure victims into a phishing scam. This is the exact strategy used by the criminals behind the new 'Secure Your... Read more

April 30, 2021
'Romanian Post' Email Scam screenshot

'Romanian Post' Email Scam

A fraudulent email campaign targeted Romanian users with emails posing as from the 'Romanian Post' that asked recipients to open an attachment for further details about an attached invoice. The attached invoice had... Read more

April 28, 2021
'MailEx' Scam screenshot

'MailEx' Scam

Scammers have developed a new scam that poses as an online shopping survey. But it’s not what it first appears to be. It's designed to trick you into providing your payment details and bank account information, and... Read more

April 28, 2021
'Shipping Survey Reward' Scam screenshot

'Shipping Survey Reward' Scam

There are an almost infinite amount of ways to scam people online, but one that's particularly nefarious is the 'Shipping Survey Reward' Scam. It goes like this: You're surfing the internet and stumble across a... Read more

April 27, 2021
'This is Not a Formal Email' Scam screenshot

'This is Not a Formal Email' Scam

This scam has been targeting, mostly US-based individuals for a little while now. In this article, I'll break down how the scam works and what you can do to avoid being a victim of this sextortion scam. The email... Read more

April 27, 2021
'Doge Giveaway' Scam screenshot

'Doge Giveaway' Scam

DOGE, or Dogecoin, is a type of cryptocurrency, which has been around for several years. Initially, it was created as a joke, but it recently gained a lot of attention from various online communities, especially after... Read more

April 27, 2021
'Coinbase' Email Scam screenshot

'Coinbase' Email Scam

The cryptocurrency market has once again attracted the attention of the media and the public, and more and more people are opting to invest in Bitcoin, DOGE, Ripple, and other popular cryptocurrencies. American users... Read more

April 27, 2021
'Debt Settlement' Email Scam screenshot

'Debt Settlement' Email Scam

You receive an email from a debt settlement company offering to help you out of your financial woes. They say they can set up a monthly payment plan to put towards your credit card debt, student loans, or medical... Read more

April 26, 2021
'I made this for you' Instagram Scam screenshot

'I made this for you' Instagram Scam

Social media networks are frequently used by cybercriminals and online con artists to propagate scams or potentially harmful software and websites. The scam in question today appears to target Instagram users... Read more

April 15, 2021
Why Are Vishing Attacks on the Rise During the COVID-19 Pandemic? screenshot

Why Are Vishing Attacks on the Rise During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation has made a formal statement, warning the public against the increase in vishing attacks. The warning was issued in mid-January 2021. You may be already familiar with... Read more

January 20, 2021
Microsoft, DHL, and LinkedIn Among the Top Brands Exploited in 2020 Phishing Attacks screenshot

Microsoft, DHL, and LinkedIn Among the Top Brands Exploited in 2020 Phishing Attacks

In early January 2021 security experts with Check Point published their findings on phishing attacks and campaigns in the last quarter of the past year, revealing both some interesting new trends and some unchanged... Read more

January 18, 2021
UK Banks List COVID Vaccine Scams as One of the Greatest Threats Today screenshot

UK Banks List COVID Vaccine Scams as One of the Greatest Threats Today

Cyber attacks and phishing, scams and frauds in particular have exploded in volume since the start of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Malicious actors have come up with countless ways to steal information and trick... Read more

January 15, 2021
A New Phishing Campaign Targets PayPal Users via SMS screenshot

A New Phishing Campaign Targets PayPal Users via SMS

Phishing attacks show no signs of slowing down in the new year. A new campaign has been making the rounds, this time targeting PayPal users. The scammers are sending fake SMS messages in their attempt to phish out... Read more

January 7, 2021
Ignore 'Is it you in the video?' Messages Sent via Facebook's Messenger screenshot

Ignore 'Is it you in the video?' Messages Sent via Facebook's Messenger

Just because we have turned over a new leaf on the calendar and have finally left a tumultuous 2020 behind us, does not mean that we are safe in the digital world or that cyber criminals will magically disappear. On... Read more

January 4, 2021
70% of Public Sector Employees Disclose Passwords When Interacting with Phishing Emails screenshot

70% of Public Sector Employees Disclose Passwords When Interacting with Phishing Emails

A large-scale phishing simulation conducted as a test and security experiment was recently completed and the results are not very encouraging. The participants were public sector employees from across the globe and... Read more

December 18, 2020
Black Friday Is Right Around the Corner, and So Are These Scams screenshot

Black Friday Is Right Around the Corner, and So Are These Scams

One of the biggest online shopping events is just a couple of days away. With Black Friday just around the corner, cyber criminals are gearing up for a busy weekend as well, with a multitude of scams ready to be... Read more

November 24, 2020
What Is a Fake Infringement Notice Attack? screenshot

What Is a Fake Infringement Notice Attack?

Bad actors have recently launched a new campaign, targeting Instagram users with phishing emails. The phishing campaign hinges on one commonly used social engineering trick - scaring the victim into submission. The... Read more

October 29, 2020