FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018

FBI: Cybercrime Losses Doubled in 2018

Last year, according to the FBI’s “2018 Internet Crime Report,” reported damages from cybercrime nearly doubled to $2.7 billion, and roughly half of that amount…

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Avoid a Security Endgame: Learn About the Latest “Avengers” Scam

Avoid a Security Endgame: Learn About the Latest “Avengers” Scam

Marvel Studio’s $2.2 billion box-office hit “Avengers: Endgame” has quickly risen to the second-highest grossing film of all time in its first two weekends. Not…

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Attackers Add a New Spin to Old Scams

Attackers Add a New Spin to Old Scams

Scammers are figuring out unique ways of abusing cloud services to make their attacks look more genuine, Netskope says. Cybercriminals have begun abusing legitimate cloud…

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GoDaddy Shutters 14,000 Subdomains Tied to ‘Snake Oil’ Scams

GoDaddy Shutters 15,000 Subdomains Tied to ‘Snake Oil’ Scams

GoDaddy worked with researchers to shut down 15,000 domain-shadowing websites tied to bogus affiliate marketing offers promoted via spam campaigns. Researchers at the security firm…

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Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Cybercriminals involved in the operation created fake online dating profiles and tricked victims into sending money to phony bank accounts. Two men have been found…

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Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Magecart payment card skimmer gang returns stronger than ever

Hackers are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to hide malicious code on e-commerce websites with the goal of stealing payment card details. Known as web skimmers,…

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Your money or your life: Digital extortion scams

Your money or your life: Digital extortion scams

There’s a particularly insidious type of targeted phishing scam that has grown in popularity since mid-2018. Our Cisco Talos researchers have been monitoring these scams,…

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