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Why phone scams are so difficult to tackle

Phone fraud, both via calls and text messages, has soared during the pandemic.

Flubot: Warning over major Android 'package delivery' scam

A rapidly spreading text-message scam is infecting Android phones across the UK.

Facebook Messenger users targeted by a large-scale scam

A large-scale scam campaign targeting Facebook Messenger users all over the world has been detected by Group-IB researchers.

Scammers Are Sending Fake Job Offers on LinkedIn

Fraudsters are impersonating real HR employees in fictitious job offers sent on LinkedIn, in a dubious scheme to get targets to share banking data.

Telegram Bots at Heart of Classiscam Scam-as-a-Service

The cybercriminal service has scammed victims out of $6.5 million and continues to spread on Telegram.

Covid-19: Police warning over vaccine scam messages

Fraudsters are trying to steal bank details with fake texts offering a Covid vaccine.

Sextortionist Campaign Targets iOS, Android Users with New Spyware

New spyware is targeting iOS and Android frequenters of adult mobile sites by posing as a secure messaging application in yet another twist on sextortionist scams. Goontact lures users of illicit sites through Telegram and other secure messaging apps and steals their information for future fraudulent use.

Beware Christmas parcel delivery scams, banks warn

People are being warned to watch out for parcel delivery scams during the Christmas postal rush. Criminals are looking to defraud consumers by posing as well-known delivery companies, the banking trade body UK Finance has warned.

Instagram 'Help Center' Phishing Scam Pilfers Credentials

Researchers warn that a phishing scam is targeting Instagram users via direct messages on the app.

Single & penniless: FBI warns of $475M lost to romance scams

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of online romance scams, an ongoing online fraud trend that can lead to large financial losses, as well as devastating emotional scars.

Apple, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and other prominent Twitter accounts hacked for Bitcoin scam

Twitter accounts of prominent personalities including Apple, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Bitcoin exchange companies were compromised earlier today. The hackers linked to a phishing website that siphoned off close to $25,000 already.

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