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Netflix email scam – August 2019

Netflix email scam – August 2019

In a paradigm of electronic systems getting constantly better at defenses, cybercriminals are looking for easier ways of compromise than ‘classic’ malware injection. In this context, phishing attacks come to the fore as they zero in on humans rather than computers. The Netflix email scam is a prime example of such a modern exploitation vector. […]

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Account-alert@amazon.com scam – phishing emails on the rise

Account-alert@amazon.com scam – phishing emails on the rise

Amazon’s hefty user base is a goldmine for online fraudsters, because it spans people who are perfectly comfortable with the idea of buying goods on the Internet and hence have their credit card information tied to their accounts. Phishing through stratagems like the account-alert@amazon.com scam is the most common way for crooks to take over […]

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Save Yourself email scam – new Bitcoin phishing malware

Save Yourself email scam – new Bitcoin phishing malware

Although there are plenty of computer attack vectors involving complex malware, online criminals favor effortless ways of gaining profit. Various social engineering hoaxes are therefore on the rise, focusing on deceit rather than distribution of harmful code. In the case of the “Save Yourself” email fraud, though, the felons may be leveraging viruses alongside commonplace […]

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