Easiest ways to lose your crypto
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Cybercriminals are constantly experimenting with new ways to take money from their victims. Their tactics evolve quickly to maximize returns and minimize risk. The emergence of cryptocurrency has opened up new opportunities to do just that. To better understand today’s threat landscape, it’s worth exploring the origins of cryptocurrencies and the progress cybercriminals have made in using it to advance their own interests. The FBI screen lockSource: @DavidSGingras on TwitterMany readers may remember the infamous FBI lock malware that would pop up and prevent users from using their computer at startup. The malware presented the (false) claim that the victim had downloaded copyrighted material illegally or had watched pornography.This was a common and successful scam that made millions globally by localizing the “official” police entity in order to legitimize the threat. The money it made was transferred via Ukash and MoneyPak, which were essentially gift cards available at local conveni
This cruel Android malware wipes phones after stealing money https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-cruel-android-malware-wipes-phones-after-stealing-money/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=%7B%24external_id%7D&mid=%7B%24MESSAGE_ID%7D&cid=%7B%24contact_id%7D&eh=%7B%24CF_emailHash%7D Hi……...What do you guys/girls know about this one, and are our Androids protected from this? Thanks,Tony
Not sure what the official term is but my wife got scammed into paying £95 to renew her driving licence. It should have only been £14. The official site was down and she ended up on this one in a panic. They make it legit by offering services she doesnt really need like free replacement if lost. We tried to cancel. Under their terms we could cancel if they havent processed anything yet and we had one person clearly stalling asking questions whilst another processed it. It could be worse but still annoying.
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