New Office365 Phishing Attack

Heads Up everyone, signs are that there are new Microsoft Office365 phishing emails on the rise. The new form found by Xavier Mertens (SANS), pretends to be an email non-delivery report (NDR). Clicking on the link sends you to a phishing site where users are prompted to enter their Microsoft Office365 username and password. […]

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Marriott Starwood Data Breach & Identity Theft Scams

On Friday 30th November 2018, Marriott Hotel Group announced that they had a data breach of their Starwood guest reservations database exposing over 500 million customer records. Anyone booking and checking in/out of Starwood brand hotels from 2014 – 2018 is impacted; also all Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) membership card holders. The hackers have had […]

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Black Friday Cyber Monday Scams #1

The weekend is upon us and the world is losing its mind trying to pick up deals over the Black Friday / Cyber Monday weekend. This also means there is a step up in scams also trying to grab your attention too. Fake Apps Beware of fake deals apps or quirky Black Friday apps appearing […]

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Black Friday Cyber Monday Scams #1

The weekend is upon us and the world is losing its mind trying to pick up deals over the Black Friday / Cyber Monday weekend. This also means there is a step up in scams also trying to grab your attention too. Fake Apps Beware of fake deals apps or quirky Black Friday apps appearing […]

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New McAfee Anti-Virus Tech Support Scam

A new tech support scam pretending to be from McAfee was discovered last week that is harvesting credit card details and personal information of its victims. The scam works via browser popup that indicates your McAfee subscription has expired. A “Renew” button on the page opens a dialogue box to enter credit card details, then […]

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Spotify Scam Steals Your Apple ID

A new report has highlighted a phishing scam doing the rounds, aimed at stealing Apple ID’s. The scam works by hackers sending you a false email receipt for a 1 year Spotify subscription at $150.99. The receipt offers you a link to “Review Your Order” which takes you to an official looking Apple site where […]

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Online Christmas scams

Watch Out For Shopping Season Scams

In the lead up to Christmas we are hitting full shopping season… Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas itself. This also means that its high season for scammers and hackers who treat this time of year as their biggest time of year, targeting shoppers during the shopping rush. Here’s a heads up on what […]

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