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YouTuber Linus Sebastian confirmed in a new video that his channels were taken over by hackers due to a session hijacking attack. This attack bypasses passwords and MFA to infiltrate an account.
Reddit recently suffered a security breach that allowed cybercriminals to access some of its internal data and systems. The incident was a result of a successful phishing attack against the company.
Popular file hosting service Dropbox recently suffered a data breach that gave threat actors access to 130 of its code repositories. This was after Dropbox employees fell victim to a phishing scam.
Microsoft Edge has been found to be serving malicious tech support scam ads. While the ads appear harmless from a distance, they are designed to redirect targets to malicious domains.
Microsoft tech support scammers are at it again, doing what they do best, scamming people. A campaign has been discovered which uses counterfeit Microsoft Office-branded USB drives to fool victims.
Polium One has been announced as the next-gen console for Web3 gaming. However, it has received a lot of criticism because it exists only as a render for now and has grave errors in documentation.
In an interview, Elon Musk has stated that he would unban Donald Trump from Twitter if his acquisition completes. He called the original decision "morally wrong", "foolish", and "flat-out stupid".
Google has confirmed that it has shut down an infamous operator running online pet scams. The company is also waging a legal war against online fraud and has shared some guidance on how to stay safe.
Losses to tech support scams has increased nearly two and a half times in 2021 according to FBI's latest 2021 internet crime report. Malwarebytes demonstrates how the scammers fool potential victims.
An Australian regulator has sued Meta for allowing fraudulent ads showing celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies to run rampant on Facebook. One person reportedly lost almost $500,000.
After the release of a new Windows 11 build with flat, 2D emoji, Microsoft has confirmed that the OS is not getting 3D emoji at all. The previous promise has been downplayed to be a marketing blunder.
Microsoft has issued an advisory about a widespread and sophisticated gift card scam that is targeting organizations across various sectors. Companies are requested to use Defender for Office 365.
Reports suggest that 69k Bitcoins with ties to the Silk Road have been pushed out of the world's fourth-largest Bitcoin address. Speculations link site creator Ross Ulbricht to the move.
Empire Market has been offline for three days now. Customers have been unable to access their accounts, reported being victims of Dusting Attacks, and suspect an exit scam by the site administrators.
The social media website has responded to last night's hack stating that the attack was socially engineered and targeted some Twitter employees with access to internal tools and systems.
Twitter accounts of prominent personalities and Bitcoin exchange companies were compromised earlier today. The hackers linked to a phishing website that siphoned off close to $25,000 already.
As the number of scams continues to rise, Google has announced a partnership with the Cybercrime Support Network to create a website that offers examples and tips on how to identify them.
Facebook is introducing a new feature for its Messenger app that helps identify users that might be trying to impersonate a user's friends by checking accounts for suspicious activity.
The firm said that its email service is blocking 18 million coronavirus scam emails every day. Criminals have exploited the crisis, attempting to trick users into revealing personal information.
The California based firm said in the lawsuit that the ads run by the company baited its users. Moreover, Google, Shopify, WordPress have also been targeted through "cloaking", the lawsuit alleges.
The official Twitter account for Google's G Suite of productivity apps has been hijacked to promote a Bitcoin scam that also targeted the Target Twitter account. The tweet has now been taken down.
Smuggling or drug trafficking criminals have stolen over £500 million from bank accounts in the U.K. through fraud and scams in the first half of 2018. Those criminals used data from breach incidents.
A security researcher has found thousands of pages on the Microsoft TechNet portal which contain tech support scams promoting phone numbers for cryptocurrency exchanges and social media services.
With Epic Games' controversial decision to circumvent the Play Store for the release of the Android version of Fortnite, Google has stepped in to prevent users from downloading fake apps.
More details regarding an ongoing sextortion scam have emerged, including reports that over $30,000 has been paid in ransom to the hackers by people who were scammed by this new form of ransomware.
A new form of ransomware has emerged, with targeted users being threatened to provide money. Old passwords are used by the blackmailers as proof that their victim's online data is not private anymore.
The messaging service is testing a feature to help users understand when they receive messages from fake accounts which may be trying to impersonate other people the user may know.
In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, a number of scammers are luring unsuspecting users into giving up their personal information with the promise of a free iPhone.
Scientists have found that about one million Facebook accounts are enrolled in "collusion networks" run by spammers, which generated as many as 100 million fake "likes" between 2015 and 2016.
The Internal Revenue Service of the United States has released a warning over an email scam that uses the name of the agency and FBI to discreetly download ransomware, locking the victim's files.
As part of an effort to combat technical support scams, the Federal Trade Commission in the US has announced a crackdown on the practice, highlighting 16 new actions with international partners.
Google has made changes to Gmail's security systems to better protect users against phishing attempts. The new system offers warnings when clicking on suspicious links in an effort to keep you safe.
Google and Facebook employees have been swindled out of $100M in total by a Lithuanian man posing as a Taiwanese manufacturer. The individual was charged by the Department of Justice last month.
It looks like a new hoax is making the rounds with the promise of a download for a Nintendo Switch emulator. The new scam requires users to download the software and unlock it via a survey.
Tinder scammers have victimized around 30 men in Thailand, disguising themselves as flight attendants. When they have garnered the victim's trust, they will ask for a substantial amount of money.
A tech support scam program called Event Monitor was recently discovered. It displays a bogus "Your PC is at risk" message every time a Windows app crashes, flashing a number to call fake technicians.
Like-farming scams that entice users to like and share posts on Facebook are currently spreading. The posts use images of babies, and likes are used to expose and exploit personal information.
To be able to combat tech support scammers, a programmer has utilized bots which answer the fraudulent calls. This, according to him, is his major initiative to shut down Windows scammers for good.
Office supply store Office Depot has been allegedly swindling its customers, by saying that there are malware and viruses on their computer. This, according to an employee, is done to meet quotas.