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April 16, 2014

Jérôme Segura

Netflix-themed tech support scam comes back with more copycats

The infamous Netflix scam resurfaces again along with a AOL, Comcast, CenturyLink, etc phishing pages urging the user to call a 1-800 number.

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Fake CNN Twitter sent users to diet spam and installs

Fake CNN Twitter sent users to diet spam and installs

A fake CNN account spams you with weight loss “news”

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Phishers Lure WoW Players with an Irresistible Offer

Phishers Lure WoW Players with an Irresistible Offer

Scammers take advantage of World of Warcraft’s alpha testing of their new Warlords of Draenor likely to bait very eager victims of the series.

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Be Still My Bleeding Heart! Q&A on the HeartBleed Bug

Be Still My Bleeding Heart! Q&A on the HeartBleed Bug

A quick FAQ on what the Heartbleed bug is and how it affects you.

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A fake CNN account spams you with weight loss “news”

The infamous Netflix scam resurfaces again along with a AOL, Comcast, CenturyLink, etc phishing pages urging the user to call a 1-800 number.

Phishers Lure WoW Players with an Irresistible Offer

Scammers take advantage of World of Warcraft’s alpha testing of their new Warlords of Draenor likely to bait very eager victims of the series.

Apple ID Phish Goes Horribly Wrong

Sometimes scammers get it right and pull off extremely clever, subtle phish attacks. Other times it’s so wrong that you’re left scratching your head.

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“Invitation to the Great Illuminati” Spam Mail

A mysterious email…of mystery!

More often than not, we yield to that innate curiosity in us, regardless of whether it’s for our own good or not. If we’re not careful, we may have unknowingly contributed to the spreading of a scam wherein everyone loses and only the social engineer behind it wins. [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] Uncut! Mermaid found inside a […]

XP Themed Downloads and Offers Doing the Rounds

We’re seeing numerous Youtube videos advertising programs and functionality related to Windows XP, which is interesting given it just rode off into the sunset. A relevant angle to start off with: security programs, because a little extra security on an XP box certainly won’t hurt these days: The above links lead to PUP executables (Potentially […]

This Origin Phish Isn’t Very Sporting

A fake EA Sports FIFA Twitter account hijacks your tweets conversations with the real @EASPORTSFIFA.

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