Scammers use desperate measures in their attempt to trick you into believing you have won a lottery run by Arsenal Football Club.
With the Olympics coming to London, there may be opportunities for criminals, hacktivists and mischief-makers to make a high profile attack against the event's computer systems.
But what about your own computers, and your personal data and finances?
I must be the luckiest person on the planet - I keep winning lotteries!
Here's the latest notification - straight from Aunty Beeb herself, the BBC.
I've just returned form an event organised by the Queenland cybercops.
The Seniors' Fraud Protection Symposium brought law enforcement, business and industry groups together to work to reduce the exposure of seniors to financially-oriented crimes.
Naked Security writer Graham Cluley announces his retirement, after winning three million Euros from Bill Gates.
Malware coming in the form of attachments is not unusual these days. However, malware can also be found in links provided within e-mails: According to its name, "You have won!.pdf", it suggests to people that they have won some kind of a lottery. Read more…
Most of us with email addresses are probably familiar with the phenomenon of lottery scams. An email arrives, claiming that you have won a substantial amount of money in a lottery you never participated in. Typically the email asks you Read more…
Normally Naked Security focuses on computer-related threats, but postal lottery scams are a menace that are particularly worth considering if you have elderly or vulnerable family members. Although many of us are all too accustomed to receiving their email-based cousins Read more…