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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...

Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

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...

Breaking Scams

Scammer Face-off: The Facebook Scam

June 10, 2019

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

Breaking Scams

The Classic Phishing Email: The FedEx Scam

June 3, 2019

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

Breaking Scams

Oh No Not Again! The Sextortion Scam Keeps on Coming

May 20, 2019

Over the last year I have had a number of ‘sextortion...

Breaking Scams

Can I Get a Receipt for That? The Receipt Image Scam

May 7, 2019

This week’s scam post is a bit of a cheeky one....

Breaking Scams

I’m Being Scammed On a Jet Plane: The Qatar Airways Scam

April 29, 2019

Another week, another scam. This week’s scam of the week is...

Technology and Cybersecurity

Beware the badverts

April 24, 2019

A massive fake advert campaign exploiting a vulnerability in the Chrome...