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  • Tips for mitigating the financial impact of identity theft

    16.10.2014

    With a number of large retailers and banks reporting massive data security breaches in the last year, leaving hundreds of millions of consumers' personal information compromised, it seems inevitable that one's identity and personal information will be stolen at some point.

  • Malicious YouTube ads lead to exploits, ransomware

    14.10.2014

    In the last few months, Trend Micro researchers have been following a malvertising campaign that ended up affecting almost exclusively US users at the beat of more than 113,000 per month.

  • Emma Watson leaked Facebook video delivers Trojans

    09.10.2014

    A new scam is taking advantage of Emma Watson’s growing popularity and using the Harry Potter star as bait to spread malware on Facebook, warns antivirus solutions provider Bitdefender.

  • Malicious eBay listings redirect users to phishing site

    18.09.2014

    An IT worker from Scotland who is also an "eBay PowerSeller" has discovered an eBay listing for an iPhone that was rigged to redirect potential buyers to a spoofed eBay login page.

  • "Win Free iPhone 6" scams hit Facebook

    16.09.2014

    As the day of the release of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus draws near, scammers have expectedly begun using the new devices as a lure in Facebook scams.




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Email scammers stole $215M from businesses in 14 months

Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


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