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A Tale of Two Financial Scams

August 19, 2019

This week, we go off-piste with our usual format and look...

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That’ll Do (Not So) Nicely: American Express Email Phishing Scam

August 12, 2019

American Express is a big business brand name. The company made...

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You Got a Phish to Ride: The Uber SMiShing Scam

August 5, 2019

Uber, a company famous for cheap rides and a massive data...

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This Email Will Detonate Your Wallet: The Pipe Bomb Threat Scam

July 29, 2019

This week’s scam is a little different from the usual, although...

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It’s a Message in an Email: The Voicemail Scam

July 22, 2019

When we think of a phishing email the image we may...

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A Prime Hack: The Amazon Prime Day Scam

July 14, 2019

Fraudsters manipulate our natural human behaviour to get us to do...

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Supermarket Survey Sweep: The Asda Survey Scam

July 8, 2019

Surveys from well-known brands and not so well-known ones are everywhere....

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I Just Called to Say I’m Vishing You: The Fraudster on the Line

July 1, 2019

We often write here about email phishing or text messages that...

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Don’t Bank on This Being Real: The NatWest SMiShing Scam

June 24, 2019

There are a few different ways that scammers use to trick...

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One Bad Apple Will Infect the Whole Bunch: Another Apple Branded Scam Email

June 17, 2019

We’ve mentioned in a number of previous posts that scammers love...

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Scammer Face-off: The Facebook Scam

June 10, 2019

Facebook love it or hate it, the platform has changed the...

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The Classic Phishing Email: The FedEx Scam

June 3, 2019

One thing a cybercriminal likes to use is a well-known brand....