Tag Archives: phishing scam

Common WhatsApp scams | Mobile Apps

12 Apr

WhatsApp Scams

Most common WhatsApp scams – How to avoid them Millions of people use WhatsApp to communicate every day, but recently, users of  this essential app have been falling prey to scammers. The latest scams vary from promises of a weekly return on a specified donation to notification of the death of a family member who’s bequeathed […]

Beware Holiday Shopping Scams | Cybercrime

7 Dec

holiday shopping scams

Better Watch Out – Better Beware… of Holiday Cybercriminal Scams The festive season is here again and it’s almost time to take a well-deserved  break. Unfortunately, cybercriminals never seem to take a day off – and that means we all need to be extra alert to holiday shopping scams in December and January. Before you pack […]

Operation Falcon Cracks Major Phishing Ring – How Phishers Phish

23 Dec

How Phishers phish

A year-long investigation dubbed, Operation Falcon, jointly run by INTERPOL and Group-IB working closely with the Nigeria Police Force, was tasked with identifying and locating cybercrime threats. The task force spent a considerable amount of time trying to deactivate a massive phishing ring that has targeted over 50 000 victims in a major global scam. […]