Paige Thompson Faces up to 20 Years for Wire Fraud Paige Thompson, 36, a resident of Seattle, who worked as an engineer in Amazon Web Services, has been charged with seven felonies. She has been found guilty of five cases of unauthorized access to protected systems, damaging a protected computer, and wire fraud. For fraud… Continue reading A Former Amazon Employee Charged for Digital Fraud. Sentencing in September
Operation “First Light” The war on cybercrime goes on. As its next round unwinds in 2022, Interpol arrests hundreds of Internet-fraud-related suspects within two months. The operation in question got dubbed First Light and concentrated on raiding illegal call centers in different countries, with the seized funds amounting to $50 million in assets. These offices… Continue reading Around 2000 People Arrested by Interpol for Internet Scams
North Africa, Southeast Asia, and Middle East oil and gas companies became cyberfraud victims. Interpol arrested three citizens of Nigeria in the country’s capital city Lagos as a part of an international operation dubbed Killer Bee. The men were suspected of using Agent Tesla remote administration tools (RAT) to redirect financial operations and corporate classified… Continue reading Three Online Scammers Arrested in Nigeria in an Interpol’s Operation
Scareware is a widespread Internet fraud scheme that intimidates victims into buying unnecessary or harmful software taking advantage of their ignorance. Scareware usually exploits fears of having a computer virus on a machine and persuades users to purchase fake security software. Here we’ll regard how this spoof works and how not to get fooled by… Continue reading What is Scareware and How Not to Buy Into It?
Dogecoin scam is just a part of the online fraud which is spreading massively these days. It may have an impact on your wallet, as well as on your private information. Sometimes, the page where the Dogecoin scam takes place may be opened with the help of a virus. This post will uncover all details… Continue reading Dogecoin scam: send credentials and pay $300
Google membership rewards scam is a new popular type of online fraud. This page opens absolutely spontaneously, and says you got a valuable prize. With different techniques, fraudsters force you to share the personal information – name, phone number, email address, et cetera. And, as you can already guess, users get nothing, while cybercriminals get… Continue reading Google membership rewards scam: explaining the details.