Hackers have taken over the email account of a Louisiana funeral home and are sending email scams to the company's customers, asking for money.
A malvertising group nicknamed KovCoreG by security researchers has been using fake browser and Flash updates to trick users into installing the Kovter malware.
A new malicious app disguised as a modified version of the Tor Browser is targeting users looking to buy illegal products off the Dark Web.
City of London Police announced they arrested four suspects, two men, and two women, on accusations of running tech support scams.
Acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Lori Sattler has lost over one million dollars after falling victim of an email scam, NY Daily News reports.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with a collective of tech support scammers, who were forced to forfeit assets valued at nearly $6 million.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested and charged a Canadian woman for hacking into the email of a local company's CEO and redirecting 52,000 Canadian dollars ($38,600) to her own bank account.
As everyone expected, scammers are attempting to cash in on the mass hysteria currently surrounding the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, a mass-infection took place over the weekend of May 12 and 14, and whose effects we still feel today.
An unnamed UK-based regional water supply company lost over £500,000 ($645,000) in a sophisticated scam that involved social engineering, an inside man, and international bank transfers.
A Twitter user by the name @EugenePupov is trying to take credit for the massive phishing attack that hit Gmail users last night, but currently available evidence isn't lining up with his statements.
TalkTalk, a UK-based Internet service provider, has temporarily banned TeamViewer and other similar remote control software programs, citing security issues related to increased scam operations.
Crooks lurking around the Internet's underbelly have created a service called Ripper.cc, a database of known and proven fraudsters.
There's a growing trend in the cybercrime landscape, and the trend is for malware authors to distribute backdoored malware using promotional videos and hacking tutorials on YouTube.
Office Depot employees have been selling unnecessary tech repair services after telling customers that their laptops and computers were infected with malware, reporters from Seattle TV station KIRO 7 said this week after being tipped off by a former employee.
Criminals love to to prey on people based on current news topics and there are few topics right now that are bigger than the 2016 United States presidential election. This can be seen in a new malware called CIA Election AntiCheat Control - 2016. that tries to scam people to send $50 or their vote won't count.
With malvertising and shady advertisers, it is becoming all to common to run into browser based tech support scams that try to trick you into calling a remote support number. These scams continue to evolve and use new and innovative approaches to prevent users from closing their browsers.
A new Windows Activation scam has been discovered that pretends to be a Windows Activation screen and talks to you every time you click on the screen. These scammers then want to charge you $99.99 USD to remove the infection.
Over the past couple of weeks there has been a major increase in phone scams where the caller pretends to be from the Internal Revenue Service. The way these scams work, is a target will receive a phone call from a robocaller that states they are the IRS and that they are filing a lawsuit against the target.
Tech Support Scammers are always trying new tricks to squeeze as much money out of a victim as they can. Recently I have seen a new approach that I call Interactive Tech Support Scams that are not meant to scare you, but rather to appear as if they are trying to help you.