Phishing & Scam

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Recent reports have shown that fake driver’s licenses are flooding into the United States from China and many other countries. The Customs and Border Protection have confirmed that about 19,888 driver’s licenses have been seized at the Chicago O’Hare Airport just in the first half of this year. The...
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United States Department of Agriculture issued warnings to all 50 states after acknowledging the residents from all the American states receiving unsolicited packages with mystery seeds in them. These seeds are considered to have been originated in China and could be from an invasive plant species. The...
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On July 16, 2020, several prominent personalities’ Twitter accounts were hacked by bitcoin scam hackers who posted promotional content to a bitcoin scam. Along with these personalities, even major companies like Apple and Uber were also hacked resulting in hundreds of millions of Twitter users receiving...
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Recently, John, an 80-year-old pensioner in Queensland saw a picture of David Koch, a popular TV personality promoting a bitcoin business. While he did not pay much heed to it, a few days later he bumped into a similar ad – this time with an entrepreneur Dick Smith’s picture. Although he hesitated, since...
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A new variant of Joker malware hijacked 11 apps that were removed from the Play Store by Google. If you still have one of these installed, you must consider uninstalling them right away! Here is a list:

· com.imagecompress.android · com.contact.withme.texts · com.hmvoice.friendsms

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In the past few days, a social media post claiming the World Health Organization (WHO) is offering people work from home jobs in a bid to defeat the deadly COVID-19 pandemic is doing the rounds across various platforms. The post which was first shared on Facebook as can be seen here and has then been...
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In a recent report by Brett Christensen of Hoaxslayer.com there has been a new round of phishing scams specifically mentioning Apple as the originator. This scam involves an email purportedly sent by Apple stating to the recipient that their account has expired. They then direct the reader to get more...
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LogMeIn, a SaaS company offering cloud-based remote-connectivity collaboration services, CSM, and IT services, has recently released a blog post warning its users of a recent attack by hackers piggybacking on the Covid-19 to gain access to people’s accounts. According to a blog post from LogMeIn, reports...
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Several UK residents received a text message informing that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customers (HMRC), along with the NHS was promising 258 pounds as a part of their contribution towards Corona battle. The text message contained a link that was supposed to be clicked by the user so that the amount would...
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Puerto Rican government agency Industrial Development Company received an email that demanded a change to the remittance payments banking account. Since the email appeared to be a legit email from a pension fund department employee, $2.6 million was sent to the new bank account. However, when the actual...
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A new scam circulated in Facebook Messenger quickly went viral claiming that Netflix was offering a free subscription for 2 months. Once the user clicks on that link, after multiple steps’ process, the links point to a fake Facebook page for Netflix. By then, the user’s Facebook login credentials would...

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