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April 23, 2014

Christopher Boyd

“The Rock is Dead” Fast & Furious 7 Scam In Circulation

Dwayne Johnson – AKA The Rock – is being targeted by a rather grim Facebook scam.

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Cyber-Crime

25 Years and our computers are still…

25 Years and our computers are still…

From Ghostball to the nVir virus to Reveton and CryptoLocker, here’s a look back at the last 25 years in cyber security.

Fraud/Scam Alert

World Cup 2014 Cash Prize & Tickets Email is a 419 Scam

World Cup 2014 Cash Prize & Tickets Email is a 419 Scam

Fake World Cup emails will drag you into a 419 scam. Stay on the ball.

Online Security

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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Dwayne Johnson – AKA The Rock – is being targeted by a rather grim Facebook scam.

25 Years and our computers are still…

From Ghostball to the nVir virus to Reveton and CryptoLocker, here’s a look back at the last 25 years in cyber security.

Fake World Cup emails will drag you into a 419 scam. Stay on the ball.

A Week in Security (April 13 – 19)

Reviewing last week’s security blog posts and news.

Phishers Bypass Steam Guard Protection

Scammers have come up with a somewhat novel way to try and get around Steam Guard to steal your account.

Another Game Company Encourages a Bad Email Habit

Informing their users about a potential breach is the right thing to do. However, GearBox executed it poorly by including a direct reset link within the email.

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.

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