Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers are piggybacking on the COVID-19 Coronavirus scare with new tricks, this time targeting U.S. Army service members with phone calls and promising a testing kit to check if they’re infected.

Russians Shut Down Huge Card Fraud Ring — Krebs on Security

Cybersecurity experts say the raid included the charging of a major carding kingpin thought to be tied to dozens of carding shops and to some of the bigger data breaches targeting western retailers.

Virginia Forms Coronavirus Fraud Taskforce

Law enforcement agencies in Virginia have created a new task force to deal specifically with the rising deluge of scams based around the COVID-19 outbreak.

New York asks domain registrars to crack down on sites used for coronavirus scams

New York Attorney General Letitia James sent open letters to six of the internet's largest registrars asking them to take steps that would make the registration of COVID-19-related domains harder.

Canada's cyber spies taking down sites as battle against COVID-19 fraud begins

As the fight continues to slow the spread of COVID-19, Canada's foreign signals intelligence agency is waging war against another type of virus: disinformation.

Sextortion scam with a twist lures friends into opening malicious attachments

he novel campaign targets the friends of an already ‘sextorted’ victim who did not agree to the ‘terms’ and refused to pay, according to new research by IBM’s X-Force team.

COVID-19 ‘Vaccine’ Seller First To Be Busted In Crackdown On Vile Coronavirus Scams

U.S. Attorney General William Barr has directed the Department of Justice (DoJ) to prioritize the "detection, investigation and prosecution of illegal conduct" related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Extortion Emails Threaten to Infect Your Family With Coronavirus

Sextortion scammers are now also attempting to capitalize on the COVID-19 pandemic by threatening their victims to infect their family with the coronavirus besides revealing their "dirty secrets".

FTC Warns of New Coronavirus-Oriented Scams

Cybersecurity continues to feature heavily in the Federal Trade Commission’s second alert on the ways cybercriminals and garden variety scammers are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic for personal gain.

Here’s How ‘google.news’ Becomes ‘ɢoogle.news’ to Phish Users

Here’s How ‘google.news’ Becomes ‘ɢoogle.news’ to Phish Users - Cybersecurity news - Identity Theft, Fraud, Scams
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