Tags Social engineering
INTERPOL raids hundreds of scammy call centers in sweep
Investigators found scammers involved in human trafficking.
Online romance scams expand, now with more cryptocurrency
The FTC says that of the $547 million in romance scams reported in 2021, $139 million in losses involved cryptocurrency transactions.
Researchers nab wannabe ransomware scammer trying to convince victims to help hack their employer
The would-be perpetrator appeared to be associated with the DemonWare ransomware outfit.
Iranian spies tried hacking US military personnel by posing as job recruiters on Facebook
Facebook said it took down the campaign from the hackers known as Tortoiseshell.
533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online
This leak places several important data points all in one place.
Fake Twitter personas, bogus blog delivered North Korea-linked malware to researchers
The goal was to spy on the work of cybersecurity researchers by exploiting their natural inclination to collaborate.