SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cybercriminals and Credit Unions

  SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cybercriminals and Credit Unions Recently in the United States, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) warned of an increase in cyber attacks targeting credit unions. Credit unions are typically small non-profit institutions with very loyal...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Expect a Surplus of Supply Chain Scams

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Expect a Surplus of Supply Chain Scams Throughout April, Shanghai and other major cities in China have been on lockdown due to recent COVID-19 outbreaks. Along with the ongoing war in Ukraine, these lockdowns have drastically impacted supply chains for...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Europol Vishing Scam

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Europol Vishing Scam Voice phishing, or “vishing”, is a phishing attack conducted by phone. Vishing is a classic tactic that cybercriminals continue to use today. Recently, cybercriminals launched a vishing attack that impersonates Europol, the law enforcement...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Watch Out for Apple and Meta EDR Scams

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Watch Out for Apple and Meta EDR Scams In the United States, law enforcement agencies must obtain a court-ordered warrant or subpoena before requesting user data from a tech company. However, in extreme scenarios, law enforcement agencies can bypass this process...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: You’ve Got Mail and Malware: New QakBot Email Scam

SCAM OF THE WEEK: You’ve Got Mail and Malware: New QakBot Email Scam You may have seen a suspicious email that appears to come from a trusted source, such as a friend or a popular brand. But have you ever seen a suspicious email that appears to come from you? In a new scam,...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Malicious MFA Bypassing Method

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Malicious MFA Bypassing Method Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a great way to add an extra layer of security to your login portals. However, clever cybercriminals may use a new method to bypass MFA and compromise your accounts. While cybercriminals...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Contact Form Fraud

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Contact Form Fraud Cybercriminals are always devising new ways to steal your information and attack your network. In a recent scam, cybercriminals use contact forms to bypass email filters and install malware. In this scam, a cybercriminal pretends to be a...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Microsoft 365 Users Targeted with Fake Voicemails

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Microsoft 365 Users Targeted with Fake Voicemails Cybercriminals continue to find new ways to trick users and steal their credentials. Sometimes, they even recycle decades-old tools that were never intended to be malicious. For example, in a new scam,...

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cybercriminals Are Hiring!

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cybercriminals Are Hiring! Recruitment websites are a great way to find new job opportunities. Unfortunately, very few of these recruitment websites properly validate the people posting jobs, which makes it surprisingly easy to create fake job posts....

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cybercriminals Go for the Gold

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cybercriminals Go for the Gold Last week, the opening ceremony of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games took place in Beijing. With representatives from 91 countries, the Olympics are watched by billions of spectators from all over the world.  Unfortunately,...