SCAM OF THE WEEK: Don’t Get Fooled by Spear Phishing

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Don’t Get Fooled by Spear Phishing In this week’s scam, cybercriminals are trying to scam you by sending you text messages from an unknown number claiming to be from your boss. The texts contain a lot of detailed information about your workplace, making them seem legitimate. They seem legitimate because the […]

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SCAM OF THE WEEK: Mystery Box Mayhem

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Mystery Box Mayhem If something seems too good to be true, it usually is, and this recent phishing scam is no exception. This week, cybercriminals are sending an email that appears to come from the online retailer Shein. The sender’s email address isn’t from a Shein domain, and the email does […]

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SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cheaters Never Win

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Cheaters Never Win Cybercriminals often find creative ways to spread malware, and this recent scam is no exception. They are posting malicious links in the comment sections of video gaming websites and forums. If you click on one of the links, it will download a .zip file for a program called […]

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SCAM OF THE WEEK: Tollway Turmoil

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Tollway Turmoil Scams that occur over text messaging are called smishing scams. This week, cybercriminals are using smishing to target motorists. They send a fake text message claiming that you have a toll due for driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The toll is not for a large amount, but the message […]

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SCAM OF THE WEEK: Unsecured Security App

SCAM OF THE WEEK: Unsecured Security App In this week’s scam, cybercriminals are spreading malware by using a fake security app. They send you a text message that says a large financial transaction has just occurred using your bank account. It instructs you to call a phone number if you have not authorized the transaction. […]

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