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Facebook fake poses as Prince Harry to con Austrian tradesman

Facebook fake poses as Prince Harry to con Austrian workman

A Facebook user posing as Prince Harry has conned an Austrian floor fitter out of thousands of euros after 'offering' the tradesman a one million pound contract to renovate the parquet floors at Buckingham Palace.

Kentucky man charged with using scans of checks to double-dip funds

Kentucky man charged with using scans of checks to double-dip funds

The crime was allegedly carried out with the help of mobile remote deposit capture, which entails sending a scan or photo of your check to your bank, leaving the original paper copy to, evidently, burn a hole in your pocket, given that there's currently no real-time duplicate detection databases in place.

Smart octogenarian foils scammer who said he would buy item via PayPal

Smart octagenrian foils scammer who said he would buy item via PayPal

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?

TNS24 - a fake courier company website, used by online scammers

TNS24 - a fake courier company website, used by online scammers

Look out for Photoshop disasters by fraudsters and scammers.

Western Union money transfer email disguises Trojan attack

Western Union money transfer email disguises Trojan attack

Is Western Union trying to deliver money to you?

Or is a malware author trying to infect your Windows computer?

Western Union malware attack rides into inboxes

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Our labs are seeing a stampede of emails claiming to come from Western Union's support team, but are actually carrying a malicious payload in the form of a Trojan horse. The emails, which pretend to have been sent from support@westernunion.com, Read more…

Don't open that Western Union Transfer email

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Our spam traps have been seeing a widespread malicious attack today, posing as a communication from Western Union. The emails have a subject line of Western Union Transfer MTCN: <random number> and an attached file called MTCN_NR8621982.zip. Part of the Read more…