What happens when a scammer decides to marry fake anti-virus and bogus support calls?
Paul Ducklin has a bit of a weekend chuckle at the result...
Even if you are used to phishing scams, it still pays to take the occasional look at a scam campaign, just to remind yourself not to let your guard down.
Paul Ducklin digs into a recent "tax refund" phish with an added Man-in-the-Middle attack...
A government department in New Zealand has had to apologise twice after mixing up CC: and BCC: when apologising for mixing up CC: and BCC:.
It's a really easy mistake to make, so take a moment to remind yourself why it's a bad idea...
Be on your guard if you see any of your Facebook friends post a message about an alleged Rihanna sex video.
Although you may not be duped by email scams, it's perfectly possible that you know someone elderly or vulnerable who might be. Always be on the lookout on their behalf, as a surprising number of easily exploited people have become financial victims in the past.
Scammers use desperate measures in their attempt to trick you into believing you have won a lottery run by Arsenal Football Club.
A man in his eighties tries to sell a generator for his friend online.
When a potential buyer asks to send his payment through via PayPal - what could possibly go wrong?
Budget Australian airline Jetstar is suffering a double dose of cyberpain today.
First up was a hoaxer who managed to create a Facebook persona called "Jetstar Australia". Next came a malware spam campaign masquerading as a Jetstar flight itinerary...
Spammers seem not to realise that Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey and Ross stopped being Friends years ago.
Want to change your Facebook from blue to black?
Maybe it's time to exercise a little self-restraint, because scammers are hard at work tricking users into completing their money-making scams.
A million dollars, the Internet Crime Complaint Center and Naked Security - the ingredients for a scam
An email scam is using a Naked Security news story about the arrest of a gang of suspected credit card fraudsters, in an attempt to scam innocent internet users.
Facebook users are being targeted in a scam that offers them the opportunity to get their hands on a free iPad Mini.
Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).
Two firms have been fined a total of £450,000 (approximately US $720,000) for running a series of scams on Facebook.
The scams, which claimed to offer free vouchers and supermarket gift cards for the likes of Tesco and Asda,resulted in members of the public signing-up for expensive premium-rate phone services.
The US Federal Trade Commission announced a crackdown on a widespread phone-based scam that tricked tens of thousands of computer owners, worldwide, into purchasing bogus computer cleanup services.