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Facebook fatal accident scam still rages on

Malwarebytes

First Facebook scam Translation: Deadly accident on highway causes several fatalities Notable about this one is that it was posted as a fundraiser and so does not allow comments, which blocks me from posting a warning that this is a scam. Simply changing the password is not always enough. Click your profile picture.

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Massive utility scam campaign spreads via online ads

Malwarebytes

Enter the utility scam , where crooks pretend to be your utility company so they can threaten and extort as much money from you as they can. This scam has been going on for years and usually starts with an unexpected phone call and, in some cases, a visit to your door. Report the scam to the proper authorities, which may be the FTC.

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How Coinbase Phishers Steal One-Time Passwords

Krebs on Security

A recent phishing campaign targeting Coinbase users shows thieves are getting cleverer about phishing one-time passwords (OTPs) needed to complete the login process. In each case, the phishers manually would push a button that caused the phishing site to ask visitors for more information, such as the one-time password from their mobile app.

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How Organizations Can Prevent Their Employees Falling for Cyber Scams

Tech Republic Security

Cyber scams pose a significant threat to organizations of all sizes, regardless of their industry or geographic location. This article from TechRepublic Premium digs into the nature of these scams while also highlighting the measures organizations can take to shield their employees from becoming victims.

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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. “Sorry, change password please.”

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How to Help Avoid Holiday Scams This Season

Identity IQ

How to Help Avoid Holiday Scams This Season IdentityIQ Scammers take advantage of those who want to give during the holiday season, warns Credit & Debt CEO Jeff Mandel in an interview with LiveNOW from Fox. link] What’s worse is that scams are at an all-time high during the holiday season. Tips to Help Avoid Holiday Scams 1.

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How to Avoid Fake QR Code Scams

Identity IQ

How to Avoid Fake QR Code Scams IdentityIQ In today’s tech-driven world, QR (quick response) codes are everywhere. Fake QR code scams have quickly become a massive issue. Here, we unwrap how to help avoid fake QR code scams to keep you and your private information safe. What Are Fake QR Code Scams?

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