Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom Processing more than a billion messages a month we tend to see the good, bad, and ugly emails of the internet. It’s pretty rare a message will raise our eyebrows or fall into a “disturbing” category, especially for our team that sees the whole range of the underworld daily.
2017 was definitely not a quiet year when it came to cybercrime.
Tis the season … and hackers are not taking a break. Already we are starting to see emails targeting online shoppers. Taking advantage of all those online sales also means waiting for and tracking your packages to make sure they arrive safe and sound on your doorstep. And that is exactly what hackers are counting […]
A little over two weeks ago we posted about the first Hurricane Harvey scam emails that appeared in our spam traps. The hurricane scams continue to persist without showing any signs of slowing down soon. Scammers are now using Harvey and Irma references or just a generic email to encompass any hurricane assistance efforts.
Harvey Scam Example After every large news event or natural disaster we see the associated scam emails. The first Harvey scam email we’ve seen showed up the afternoon of Aug. 30. It is a bit surprising it took that long for it to appear, we’ve been watching closely. Unfortunately many more scam emails and registered […]