Instagram is the world’s fastest-growing social media platform, so it comes as no surprise that it has attracted the attention of fraudsters who are keen to cash in on the platform’s popularity. Since it launched in 2010, the app has amassed more the 1.15 billion active users who share a…
Cyber Security Scams
As workforces continue to work from home for the foreseeable future, fraudsters have shifted their focus to target remote workers with a VPN configuration scam.
Following the launch of the highly anticipated Disney+, subscribers are being warned of a vicious email scam that attempts to harvest their personal information.
As anti-racism marches and rallies take place across the world, opportunistic fraudsters have turned their attention to the Black Lives Matter movement, in an attempt to exploit the public.
In the latest spate of COVID-19 related phishing scams, Microsoft has warned users about a new phishing campaign which uses malicious Excel macros to obtain remote access.
Fraudsters are ramping up for the summer season by launching a new wave of phishing scams targeting holiday makers.
As individuals and businesses become increasingly reliant on video conferencing to stay connected during the Covid-19 outbreak, fraudsters have used the opportunity to target users with a malicious Zoom phishing scam.
Just hours after the UK government opened its furlough scheme for applications, opportunistic fraudsters targeted organisations with a devious furlough phishing scam.
Parents have been warned about a phishing scam that appears to be from the Department for Education, offering free school meals due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
A new phishing scam is in circulation which pretends to be from a local hospital and informs recipients that they have been exposed to the coronavirus.
As millions of people around the world go into lockdown, fraudsters have launched a devious new Netflix scam that claims to give away free subscription passes for the platform. The scam has been perfectly timed to exploit the current surge in people turning to streaming services during the isolation period.…
Flybe passengers are being warned to watch out for scams as fraudsters attempt to capitalise on the airline’s collapse. Europe’s largest regional airline collapsed into administration on Thursday 5 March, leaving many passengers stuck in cities throughout the UK and Europe. As passengers attempt to recoup lost money, fraudsters are…
Cybercriminals have launched a Norton 360 LifeLock scam which infects inboxes with malware.
The DVLA has urged motorists to be extra vigilant after it reported a huge rise in scams across the UK. New figures compiled by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) revealed a 20% increase in online scams, with 1,538 reported scams during the last three months of 2019. The…
Emotet malware has turned its attention to targeting banks and financial institutions in the US and the UK.