Nothing was stolen that was deeply secret on its own, but collected together, the data points could be gold dust for scammers.
Archive for the ‘Scam’ Category
The spoofed ad sent Windows users into fake Microsoft-sponsored blue screens of death and Mac users into fake cryptoware warnings
Email proves nothing – anyone can send it, and it’s free. Retro scammers use REAL STAMPS to show they’ve got skin in the game!
One of the charms of globalization is how quick and easy it is for scams to spread between continents. This time, we’re talking puppy and kitten scams.
Nearly 3 dozen fraudulent transfer requests would have added up to $1 billion but for the typo: “fandation” instead of “foundation.”
Some internet friendships aren’t what they seem and there is a whole school of cybercrookery that devotes itself to relationship-based scams. Be careful if someone asks you for money…
The major tech companies including Google, Facebook, and Yahoo! have joined their hands to launch a new program meant to block fake web traffic by blacklisting flagged IP addresses.
Today, majority of data center traffic is non-human or illegitimate, so to fight against this issue the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has announced a program that will tap into Google’s internal