Scams and Fraud
Franco-Israeli Gang Linked to $40 Million CEO Scam Busted
Europol searched 8 houses in Israel and France, with the main culprit arrested in Israel along with seven others.
February 20, 2023
Massive Ad Fraud Scheme Shut Down: 11 Million Phones Targeted
The ad fraud was discovered while the researchers were investigating an iOS application that had been heavily impacted by an app spoofing attack.
January 19, 2023
Google Ads Malware Wipes NFT Influencer’s Crypto Wallet
NFT influencer @NFT_GOD downloaded malware through Google Ads while attempting to download OBS, an open-source video streaming software.
January 17, 2023
Europol Busts Crypto Fraud Call Centers
The operation took place all over Europe including Serbia, Bulgaria, Germany, and Cyprus.
January 14, 2023
Hackers Exploiting OpenAI’s ChatGPT to Deploy Malware
Hackers are using ChatGPT to develop powerful hacking tools and create new chatbots designed to mimic young girls to lure targets, claims Check Point.
January 7, 2023
SEC Charges 8 Social Media Influencers Over Securities Fraud
According to the SEC, the accused used Twitter and Discord to carry out a securities fraud scheme, garnering approximately $114 million from it.
December 15, 2022
Fake COVID-19 Tracking App Spreads Punisher Ransomware
Currently, the new campaign involving Punisher ransomware is targeting users in Chile.
November 29, 2022
Police Seize iSpoof domains as UK’s largest bank call scam is disrupted
Around one hundred people have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police in the United Kingdom’s biggest-ever fraud operation.…
November 24, 2022
US DoJ Seizes 7 Domains used in Pig Butchering Cryptocurrency Scam
Pig butchering is a scam where threat actors lure innocent investors into giving up their crypto assets and sending them to the attackers.
November 22, 2022
Credit Card Scams and How to Avoid Them
Credit card scams are on the rise, and according to research, the US and Canadian citizens are more…
October 22, 2022