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Breaking Scams

A Career Cybercriminal: The LinkedIn Phishing Scam

December 1, 2019

Fraudsters are opportunists. The cybercriminal community will look for any way...

Security Hints and Tips

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams and How to Avoid Them

November 20, 2019

By 4 pm on Black Friday of 2018, online sales had...

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The Fraudsters are Coming for You: The Credit Agency Account Phishing Scam

November 18, 2019

This week’s scam is close to my heart. Settle down while...

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Autumn Scamwatch: Another TV Licensing Phishing Scam

November 12, 2019

The BBC TV license has been in and out of the...

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“Thank you for shopping with us”: Online Purchase Phishing Email

November 4, 2019

Online shopping is something that most of us seem to do...

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You Can Bank on Fraud: Yet Another Santander Security Scam

October 29, 2019

If you are a regular reader of The Defence Works Breaking...

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Free Stuff, What’s Not to Like? The Free Samples Scam

October 14, 2019

This week I feel I must write about a literal tsunami...

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Oh No, Our Account is Hacked! Oh No… Not Another Amazon Scam

October 7, 2019

The Amazon brand is the darling of the scammers. Amazon is...

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You Had Me at Free Flights! The EasyJet Holiday Flight Scam

October 1, 2019

It’s dark and bleak outside, probably raining, all you want to...

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Hide and Seek: The PDF Attachment Scam(s)

September 23, 2019

Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for ways to trick you...

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When is a Spoof not a Spoof? The Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) Scam

September 16, 2019

There has been merry hell playing out in the financial community...

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Hard Core PDF: The Infected Attachment Apple Scam

September 9, 2019

This week’s scam is an example of a common form of...