Fictitious Law Firms Targeting Cryptocurrency Scam Victims Offering to Recover Funds

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is issuing this announcement to inform the public of an emerging criminal tactic used to further defraud cryptocurrency scam victims. This PSA is an update to Alert Number I-081123-PSA, published on 08/11/2023, titled, “Increase Read More …

Bypassing 2FA with phishing and OTP bots

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a security feature we have come to expect as standard by 2024. Most of today’s websites offer some form of it, and some of them won’t even let you use their service until you enable 2FA. Read More …

Chinese Nationals Plead Guilty To Cyber Crimes In Zambia

Twenty-two Chinese nationals have pleaded guilty to committing cyber-related crimes in Zambia. They are among 77 suspects arrested in April in connection with a “sophisticated internet fraud syndicate,” according to authorities. The operation targeted a Chinese-run company in Lusaka following Read More …

Scammers Defraud Individuals via Work-From-Home Scams

The FBI warns of scammers offering victims fake work-from-home jobs, typically involving a relatively simple task, such as rating restaurants or “optimizing” a service by repeatedly clicking a button. The scammers pose as a legitimate business, such as a staffing Read More …

Ghana Cyber Security Authority Records 187 Cases of WhatsApp Account Takeovers, Warns of Rising Trend

The Cyber Security Authority (CSA) says a growing number of Ghanaians are falling victim to social engineering and sharing WhatsApp verification codes with malicious actors. This has led to about 187 cases recorded since 2023, it said in a statement. Read More …

Scammers can easily phish your multi-factor authentication codes – here’s how to avoid it

More and more websites and services are making multi-factor-authentication (MFA) mandatory, which makes it much harder for cybercriminals to access your accounts. That’s a great thing. But as security evolves, so do cybercriminals who are always looking for new ways Read More …