Tags Social engineering

INTERPOL raids hundreds of scammy call centers in sweep

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

Investigators found scammers involved in human trafficking.

Online romance scams expand, now with more cryptocurrency

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

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

by Tim Starks • 10 months ago

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

by Tim Starks • 12 months ago

Facebook said it took down the campaign from the hackers known as Tortoiseshell.

533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

This leak places several important data points all in one place.

Fake Twitter personas, bogus blog delivered North Korea-linked malware to researchers

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

The goal was to spy on the work of cybersecurity researchers by exploiting their natural inclination to collaborate.