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Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

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...

Security Hints and Tips

Truly, Madly, Deeply, a Deepfake

September 27, 2019

“Just transfer the money by noon or we will lose the...

Breaking Scams

Hide and Seek: The PDF Attachment Scam(s)

September 23, 2019

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

Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

Hard Core PDF: The Infected Attachment Apple Scam

September 9, 2019

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

Breaking Scams

I Don’t Subscribe to Phishing: The Unsubscribe Scam

September 2, 2019

The tale this week of a subscription scam may seem, at...

Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

A Prime Hack: The Amazon Prime Day Scam

July 14, 2019

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

Security Hints and Tips

Staying Safe From Scams No Matter Where You Live

July 11, 2019

We often write on The Defence Works blog about online (and...