Hackers are using thousands of legitimate emails accounts to launch impersonation and business email compromise (BEC) attacks against thousands of organizations.
Attackers hacked into a number of Twitter internal systems and took over 45 high profile Twitter accounts, to include those from celebrities, politicians and large organizations.
“Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran lost nearly $400,000 to a phishing scam late last month after scammers tricked people in her office into wiring funds to a bank in Germany. The good news is Corcoran ended up recovering the funds before the money could be transferred to the fraudster’s bank account in China.
Fraudsters are actively exploiting a bug in Firefox that causes the browser to freeze with a warning message the victim computer is running a pirated version of Windows.
Fraudsters are using robocalls to call users once and hang up, in an effort to have you call the number back racking up phone charges.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a new article warning users of online romance scams designed to dupe you out of your money. Often the scammers gain the confidence of their victims and then trick them into sending them gift cards or money for family emergencies or trips to come visit, but never happen.
The FTC warns users of a phishing scam involving fake Netflix email messages designed to steal personal and payment information.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcedOperation Main Street: Stopping Small Business Scams, a coordinated joint effort with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), law enforcement and state/federal partners, to help stop scams that target small businesses.
Users should be on the lookout for tragedy-related scams taking advantage of tragic events, such as recent Texas school shooting.
Threat actors from likely Nigerian origin are using business email compromise scams (BECs) to target Fortune 500 companies.