Nine Web Scammers Arrested by Dutch Police in a Europol Operation

Nine Internet scammers arrested in the Netherlands during Dutch-Belgian joint operation Belgium and the Netherlands have conducted a Europol-supported operation to neutralize a group of cybercriminals. Malefactors made millions of euros with phishing and other fraudulent schemes. The operation was carried out by Belgium and Netherlands police with the support of Europol. The Dutch police… Continue reading Nine Web Scammers Arrested by Dutch Police in a Europol Operation

Around 2000 People Arrested by Interpol for Internet Scams

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

Beware: New SpaceX Bitcoin Giveaway Scam

Crooks Make Elon Musk a Bait for Wannabe Cryptotraders Scammers again use SpaceX as a bait in fraudulent schemes. The statements of Elon Musk, CEO of the company, have been watched for a long time, and as soon as he says something about cryptocurrency, this immediately gives rise to a lot of food for fraudulent… Continue reading Beware: New SpaceX Bitcoin Giveaway Scam

Three Online Scammers Arrested in Nigeria in an Interpol’s Operation

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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

What is Scareware and How Not to Buy Into It?

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?

Pornographic virus alert from Microsoft

Microsoft shows you the banner which states that your PC is infected with a “Pornographic virus”? It seems that someone wants to involve you into a popular online tech support scam, called “Pornographic virus alert from Microsoft”. But how can they do it with a single banner? That article will show you the whole mechanism… Continue reading Pornographic virus alert from Microsoft

Scammers distribute fake Windows 11 installers

Fraudsters explore curiosity about the release of Windows 11 to distribute fake OS installers stuffed with malware, adware and other threats, Kaspersky Lab reports. Despite the fact that the process of downloading and installing Windows 11 from the official Microsoft website is very simple and straightforward, the researchers say that many are still trying to… Continue reading Scammers distribute fake Windows 11 installers

Fake cryptocurrency giveaways on behalf of Elon Musk brought scammers $580,000

The media have repeatedly written that scammers sometimes impersonate famous people. For example, last year, cybercriminals arranged fake giveaways of cryptocurrency on behalf of Elon Musk or SpaceX that had hard consequences for naive users. In particular, criminals are very fond of conducting fake distributions of cryptocurrencies on social networks on behalf of Mask, promising… Continue reading Fake cryptocurrency giveaways on behalf of Elon Musk brought scammers $580,000

Who stands behind cyberattacks? Top 5 types of attackers

When accessing the internet, we are often introduced to seemingly wonderful websites, which we think would assist us with our internet surfing, and we often fall into the trap of thinking that these websites are save to use. In addition to that, it is advisable to us to install a number of web applications to… Continue reading Who stands behind cyberattacks? Top 5 types of attackers

Microsoft Tech Support Scam Affiliate Program

The new sector of cyber attacks has become popular nowadays. In the guise of Microsoft Technical Support (Microsoft Tech Support Scam). Scammers try to force Internet users into making a call on an alleged toll-free phone number. Of course, this number isn’t free indeed, and the fraudsters gain money from each call. Due to many… Continue reading Microsoft Tech Support Scam Affiliate Program