Social engineering

Wall Street Market reported to have exit scammed - Users reported that Wall Street Market, a broadly-known cryptocurrency dark net market, has executed an exit scam, swindling millions from account holders in the process.
A look inside the FBI’s 2018 IC3 online crime report - The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center have released their 2018 report about online crime. Which attacks are most popular? Where are the victims located? And how much money has been lost in the process?
Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege - Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.
Ellen DeGeneres giveaway scam spreading on social media - Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?
Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return - A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user's inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn't panic.
Movie stream ebooks gun for John Wick 3 on Kindle store - Over the weekend, we observed a clever spam campaign using bogus ebooks dressed as John Wick 3 movie files to push links to streaming sites. Can John and your ability avoid web based scams survive?
Sly criminals package ransomware with malicious ransom note - Ransomware is not dead. It’s changing—and we need to be ready for them.
Has two-factor authentication been defeated? A spotlight on 2FA’s latest challenge - While many tech-savvy folks are familiar with two-factor authentication (2FA), more are unaware that there are several ways around it. A tool called Modlishka, the English pronunciation for the Polish word for
Social Security Number scammers are at it again - The Federal Trade Commission recently released a warning about a sharp increase in Social Security Number scammers. Have you gotten one of their robocalls? Here's how to recognize the scam and what to do about it.

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