Tag: scammers

Beware: not so festive social media scams

Beware: not so festive social media scams

We’re now into the most crucial stage of Christmas festivities, where money and gifts are on the march…and social media is a conduit for both good and [...]
S3 Ep11: DIY phishes, sandwich scams and vaccine hacking [Podcast]

S3 Ep11: DIY phishes, sandwich scams and vaccine hacking [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin We look at phishing tricks that really work, investigate a bizarre scam involving Subway sandwiches, and ask whether cybercriminal [...]
S3 Ep10: Hacking iPhones, sunken Enigmas and double scams [Podcast]

S3 Ep10: Hacking iPhones, sunken Enigmas and double scams [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin In this episode, we dig into research that figured out a way to steal data from iPhones wirelessly; we tell the fascinating story [...]
RevenueWire to pay $6.7 million to settle FTC charges

RevenueWire to pay $6.7 million to settle FTC charges

What can you do as a scammer when no legitimate payment provider wants to process your payments anymore? Or, what if you are growing sick and tired of [...]
Feds shut down bogus COVID-19 vaccine site

Feds shut down bogus COVID-19 vaccine site

by Lisa Vaas A free coronavirus vaccine from the World Health Organization (WHO), for only $4.95 to cover shipping costs?!? Nah, we didn’t think so, [...]
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