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August 17, 2016 - The scam comes in the form of an SMS, which contains a message stating that “Sarah”, the purported sender, has been in a “small accident” and is asking the recipient to text back once they’ve received her message.

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July 30, 2013 - Cyber-crooks are spamming through every avenue they can, hoping to lure their victims into revealing personal information or tricking them with scam SMS text messages.

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July 8, 2013 - Spammers are beating YouTube’s filters to upload pornographic images and tricking people into following a hyperlink to view more. And it comes as a premium-rate SMS, asking for age confirmation when it really is about charging you an expensive fee to view the material.

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October 21, 2020 - This tech support scam is being spread via Facebook links and uses several redirection mechanisms to avoid detection.

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February 13, 2020 - We give advice on safe online dating, including steering clear of scams, buttoning up on privacy, and avoiding vulnerable apps.

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September 24, 2018 - Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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December 13, 2017 - The world of Bitcoin is ablaze with profit, speculation, and potential riches for all. Unfortunately, scammers are in on the action and will stop at nothing to relieve the unwary of their digital fortunes. What are the threats, and what can you do to stay safe?

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October 11, 2017 - A new method for phishing Apple ID passwords on iOS would be indistinguishable from a real iOS password request—what are the ramifications?

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September 6, 2017 - Many in the United States are familiar with Nigerian scams, but what kind of scams are going on in non-English countries? Take a look at the Chinese version – the seminar scam.

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March 22, 2017 - This post looks at a recent SMS phishing scam for the RBC bank and a tool the attackers may have used to bulk send fraudulent SMS messages.

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