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Scammer who made 96 million robocalls should pay $120M fine, FCC...

Vacation scam preyed on elderly and disrupted medical paging system, FCC says.

Two Tickets as Bait

Over the previous weekend, social networks were hit with a wave of posts that falsely claimed that major airlines were giving away tickets for free. Users from all over the world became involved in this: they published posts that mentioned Emirates, Air France, Aeroflot, S7 Airline, Eva Air, Turkish Airlines, Air Asia, Air India, and other companies.

Crooks use WannaCrypt hysteria as hook for BT-branded phishing emails

Confusingly, ISPs are also sending out genuine warnings Scoundrels have latched on to the WannaCrypt outbreak as a theme for scam emails.

Coincidentally some consumers are receiving seemingly genuine warnings from their ISPs related to suspected infection during last week's worldwide ransomware outbreak.…

7 Florida Men Charged in Global Tech Support Scheme

Federal fraud charges have been filed against seven men for their involvement in an international tech support scam.

8 Notorious Russian Hackers Arrested in the Past 8 Years

Lesson learned by Russian cybercriminals: Don't go on vacation, it's bad for your freedom to scam.

Google Docs Phishing Scam a Game Changer

Experts expect copycats that take advantage of passive authentication from third-party applications using standards such as OAuth.

Why OAuth Phishing Poses A New Threat to Users

Credential phishing lets attackers gain back-end access to email accounts, and yesterday's Google Docs scam raises the risk to a new level.

Google, Facebook Swindled in $100M Payment Scam

Lithuanian man impersonated an Asian-based manufacturer to trick Facebook and Google into paying him $100 million.

IRS and Immigration Officials Impersonated in Call Center Scam

A call center in India was used to scare US residents with threats of imprisonment and deportation in a ruse that impersonated US officials.