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Details of a Phone Scam

Schneier on Security

First-person account of someone who fell for a scam, that started as a fake Amazon service rep and ended with a fake CIA agent, and lost $50,000 cash. And this is not a naive or stupid person. The details are fascinating. And if you think it couldn’t happen to you, think again. Given the right set of circumstances, it can.

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Mandiant's Twitter account hacked to push cryptocurrency scam

Bleeping Computer

The Twitter account of American cybersecurity firm and Google subsidiary Mandiant was hijacked earlier today to impersonate the Phantom crypto wallet and share a cryptocurrency scam. [.]

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Crooks hacked Mandiant X account to push cryptocurrency scam

Security Affairs

The X account of cybersecurity giant Mandiant was hacked, attackers used it to impersonate the Phantom crypto wallet and push a cryptocurrency scam. Crooks hacked the X account of cybersecurity firm Mandiant and used it to impersonate the Phantom crypto platform and share a cryptocurrency scam.

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Mandiant’s account on X hacked to push cryptocurrency scam

Bleeping Computer

The Twitter account of American cybersecurity firm and Google subsidiary Mandiant was hijacked earlier today to impersonate the Phantom crypto wallet and share a cryptocurrency scam. [.]

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Hackers hijack govt and business accounts on X for crypto scams

Bleeping Computer

Hackers are increasingly targeting verified accounts on X (formerly Twitter) belonging to government and business profiles and marked with 'gold' and 'grey' checkmarks to promote cryptocurrency scams. [.]

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PayPal Phishing Scam Uses Invoices Sent Via PayPal

Krebs on Security

The missives — which come from Paypal.com and include a link at Paypal.com that displays an invoice for the supposed transaction — state that the user’s account is about to be charged hundreds of dollars. Both the email and the invoice state that “there is evidence that your PayPal account has been accessed unlawfully.”

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Mandiant's Twitter Account Restored After Six-Hour Crypto Scam Hack

The Hacker News

American cybersecurity firm and Google Cloud subsidiary Mandiant had its X (formerly Twitter) account compromised for more than six hours by an unknown attacker to propagate a cryptocurrency scam. As of writing, the account has been restored on the social media platform. It's currently not clear how the account was breached.

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