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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.

RiskIQ Discovers NoTrove Cyber-Attack Network Delivering Scam Ads

The NoTrove online scam advertising network makes use of thousands of different domains to deliver payloads and potentially unwanted programs.

New Ad Fraud Campaign Uses Millions of Domain Names to Bilk...

NoTrove has established a huge infrastructure to make money through click redirection and scam traffic-brokering.