New Type of WhatsApp Phishing Attack

By | 2017-07-26T13:54:40+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security, Mobile|Tags: , , |

Heads-up. There is a new social engineering attack currently being tested in Europe, and that means we will see it in America in the near future. The bad guys are using malicious WhatsApp ads, which offer a 250 dollar coupon for a well-known retailer, in exchange for a short survey. The invite looks like it [...]

Scam of the Week: Phishing Moves to Smishing

By | 2017-07-26T13:30:53+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Cyber Security, Mobile|Tags: , , , |

Bad guys are increasingly targeting you through your smartphone. They send texts that trick you into doing something against your own best interests. At the moment, there is a mystery shopping scam going on, starting out with a text invitation, asking you to send an email for more info which then gets you roped into [...]

Watch Out For Fake Apps!

By | 2016-11-12T11:50:52+00:00 November 12th, 2016|Categories: Cyber Security, Mobile|

The holidays are here and the scammers are out in force. Their latest trick is fake apps. Starbucks started the first "retail app" and many stores have followed. But scammers are now creating fake apps, trick you into downloading them to your smartphone or tablet, and ask you to load your credit card information in [...]