As more and more victims come forward, and the losses sustained by firms in the US and around the world passed the billion dollar mark, the FBI is once again warning businesses about Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams.
In the wake of the Ashley Madison hack and consequent data leaks, blackmailers and scammers are doing their best to extract as much money and information as it's possible from the panicking users of the popular cheating site.
On August 21, a pump and dump penny stock scam targeting US users, and spread using WhatsApp, drove the share price of Avra Inc, a digital currency company, by 640% from its opening price of $0.17 to its peak of $1.26.
Pop-up ads targeting mobile device users are, arguably, one of the most annoying things in existence.
US networking technology company Ubiquiti Networks has been swindled by fraudsters and has lost nearly $47 million.
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