Tags scammers

Geico data breach opens door to unemployment scams

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The scammers used personal information on Geico customers acquired elsewhere to access Geico’s sales system, the insurer said.

Army warns of QR code scams amid pandemic

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Touch-free payments are attractive until thieves drain your bank account.

Hackers file fake tax returns in scheme to steal IRS refunds

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

It may be open season for coronavirus scammers, but tax frauds aren’t letting up, either.

Attorney General Barr urges DOJ to prioritize prosecuting coronavirus scammers

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Attorney General William Barr is going after cybercriminals seeking to exploit fears about the coronavirus.

White House email domains are sitting ducks for phishing attacks: study

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

Only one of the 26 email domains managed by the Executive Office of the President uses DMARC.

Hurricane Harvey scammers use disaster as phishing bait

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

US-CERT reminds the public that disasters are always magnets for scammers.