They’re about as welcome as robot calls and junk mail. They show up as unwanted and unexpected text messages on our phone screens. That’s aggravating enough, but it gets worse. Whoever is sending you a spam text message is likely trying to defraud you.

Most spam text messages aren’t coming…

Last Tuesday, a popular hacker calling himself “GOD User TomLiner” advertised data from over 700 million LinkedIn users for sale with samples that the data is real and up to date as per June 2021. LinkedIn is one of the most popular professional networking platforms that allows its users to…

Many cybercriminals use the tax season to deliver threats like ransomware, spyware, and banking trojans. Others use fake phone calls and online services to trick taxpayers into sending money to fraudster-owned accounts.

Examples of HMRC related phishing emails, suspicious phone calls and texts

Below are the techniques used by tricksters:

  • Phone Scams: Unsolicited phone calls claiming to be from the tax department intimidating victims with legal action to coerce victims into paying a fake tax bill. These scams also include the so-called “robocall,” a text-to-speech recorded voicemail that directs victims to contact a specific number.
  • Phishing: Emails claiming to be…

Cybercriminals know that the best time to turn a phish into a catch is when life gets overwhelming.

They see COVID-19 situation as gold mining, And as long as COVID sticks around, scammers will try to use it to their advantage.

What You Can Do

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I’m sure you’ve seen a few phishing emails until you miss the one that got you. Here are a few of ways to identify a phishing email as scammers try to trick you for a big pay day.

The first important question to ask is simply whether or not you’re…

Shwetank Juneja

Certified Information Security Manager with more than 12 years of experience in Information & Cyber Security.

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