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  • Scam of the Week: Phony Utility Ads

    posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    Search engines, like Google, are so popular that many people use the search feature instead of typing a URL. For instance, people may quickly search for their electricity provider's name to find the online payment portal. And for this week's scam, that's exactly what cybercriminals want you to do.

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  • Scam of the Week: Remote Desktop Robbery

    posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

    In this recent scam, cybercriminals are trying to trick you into downloading software that they can use to access your computer. They start by sending you a fake email that appears to come from your bank. The email says that there is an issue with your account and that their team needs to investigate. Of course, there isn't actually an issue, but the scammer offers to help you fix it.

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  • Scam of the Week: Deepfake Deception

    posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

    AI scams are becoming more frequent, and they're also becoming more sophisticated. In a recent scam, cybercriminals demonstrated just how convincing AI fraud can be by faking an entire video call.

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  • Scam of the Week: Microsoft Teams Chat Attack

    posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

    As people become more aware of phishing emails, cybercriminals are forced to turn to alternative platforms to trick their victims. For example, many organizations use Microsoft Teams as a messaging and communication platform. But did you know that it can also be used for phishing attacks?

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  • Scam of the Week: I Can't Believe My Credential Are Gone

    posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

    This Facebook phishing scam starts with a post from a friend that says, "I can't believe he is gone. I'm gonna miss him so much." The post contains a link to a news article or video, but when you click the link, you are taken to a web page that prompts you to log in to Facebook. If you enter your information, you are taken to an unrelated page. No news article exists, but scammers have just stolen your Facebook credentials using a phishing attack.

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