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  • Scam of the Week: Post-Shopping Scams

    posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023

    Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Because cybercriminal are just getting started. There are thousands of shopping-themed scams this time of year, but those scams don't end when your cart is empty.

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  • Scam of the Week: A New Spin on Callback Phishing

    posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

    Earlier this month, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released an official advisory about the rise of callback phishing attacks. Callback phishing is when a phishing email directs you to call a number instead of clicking on a link. Typically, if you call the number in a callback phishing email, the cybercriminal will try to trick you into providing sensitive information.

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  • Scam of the Week: Unbottling the Soda Phish

    posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

    A recent phishing scam discovered by INKY researchers is an example of how well-known name brands can be used to deceive unsuspecting users. This scam begins with a seemingly harmless email from an employee at PepsiCo requesting a quote to purchase something your organization is selling and includes a malicious file attachment disguised as a Request for Quote (RFQ).

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  • Scam of the Week: Amazon's Not-So-Real Alerts

    posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2023

    Have you noticed any suspicious PDF attachments in your Microsoft Outlook recently? There has been a surge in phishing emails with PDF attachments sent to Outlook users over the last several months. Many of these emails are Amazon-themed phishing scams that are focused on targeting Outlook users in North America, Southern Europe, and Asia.

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  • Scam of the Week: Job Offer or Digital Danger?

    posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

    Recently, cybercriminal groups in Vietnam have been targeting individuals by sharing fake job postings. In this scam, cybercriminals use LinkedIn messenger to send you a link to a fake job description.

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