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It looks like someone took a compromised Twitter feed and turned it into a fake CNN account, which was peddling weight loss spam: Note the profile URL: on the profile itself, underneath the “Breaking News” image it reads as “CNN Hotline”, but the spelling on the actual account has a Capital “I” where the L should […]

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

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.

“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 […]

Scammer Network Recruits Penniless Gamer Army

Scammers take advantage of penniless gamers to push survey scams by advertising free games and presenting endless surveys.

Facebook video scam of “[SHOCKING VIDEO] This girl KILLED herself after her DAD saw her doing THIS!” on the rise.

Fake Rihanna Tape Leads to Survey Scam

Login and fill out some never-ending surveys to view a fake Rihanna video.

Fake Google sites hope to phish your login and downloads a malicious payload.

The Tax Season Tech Support Scam

Fake tech support scammers are now going after people needing help filling their taxes.

Fake tax season emails are back in fashion – don’t be tempted by promises of sizable refunds.

PayPal “Unauthorized Credit Card Payment” Phish

New PayPal phishing scam tells users there’s an unauthorized payment attempt to lure victims for personal info.

Scammers are looking to make some money off the back of the disappearance of Flight MH370 via the usual social media channels.

Scammers pretending to be an assistant to a finance journalist asks victims to sign up for pre-paid credit cards.

Lots of malware scams asks you to switch off your anti-virus before running the executable. Including this fake Steam Guard one.

A site claims that Mt. Gox are “returning all the lost Bitcoins” and you only have to install a Flash Player to view it.

This isn’t just a a phishing scam targeting Netflix users. A fake notice about your account being suspended leads to a full blown tech support scam.

WhatsApp Hack Promises Messages, Delivers PUPs

WhatsApp is currently a hot target for scammers wanting to infect PCs – but it isn’t just email spam you have to be wary of.

Phishing email try to trick Hotmail users into upgrading to Outlook.com, but the bad guys kind of messed up.

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