Scams and Crime
Social Media Account Verification Messages: CyberCriminals’ Latest Phishing Technique Exploits Both Human Emotions And Anti-Fraud TechniquesDecember 1, 2020
Social media users’ delight at receiving notification that their accounts have qualified for Verification (that is,...
Beware Emails Discussing President Trump’s Health – Many Are Disguised CyberattacksOctober 7, 2020
Beware emails with subject lines related to President Trump’s COVID-19 infection and general health; many such...
US Government Threatens To Punish Anyone Who Pays Ransomware Ransoms, Or Even Negotiates With, Sanctioned HackersOctober 5, 2020
Any person, business, or organization that pays a ransomware ransom, or that helps others negotiate and...
Uber’s Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) Charged With Crimes For Allegedly Trying To Cover Up Data BreachAugust 25, 2020
A criminal complaint filed last Thursday in federal court charges Uber’s former Chief Security Officer (CSO),...
You May Receive Seeds From China In The Mail – If You Do, Contact The Government And Do Not Plant The SeedsJuly 28, 2020
Over the past few days, Americans across the country have reported receiving unsolicited packages of seeds...
Snooping By Online Cloud Storage and Communications Providers Catches Child Porn – But At What Price?February 25, 2020
Last summer, after Microsoft notified law enforcement that a Florida man had uploaded child pornography to...
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