Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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Resident Evil 8 just the latest game plagued by fake demos and early access scams

We look at the rise in video game scams promising early access to upcoming titles, but delivering nothing but phishing and malware

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Royal Mail scam says your parcel is waiting for delivery

We take a look at an SMS phishing messages which claims to have a parcel for you, with an unpaid shipping fee.

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Defending online anonymity and speech with Eva Galperin: Lock and Code S02E03

On Lock and Code, we talk to Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity for EFF, about the importance of defending online anonymity and speech.

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What Google learned from 1 billion evil email scams

Google teamed up with researchers from Stanford University to analyse 5 months worth of mails. This is what they found.

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Get a head start on defending against tax scams

We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.

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November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack

Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.

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