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Norton renewal center scam

What is Norton renewal center scam
Norton renewal center scam refers to a scam pop-up notification that claims your Norton subscription has expired and you need to renew it. The pop-ups appear after users are redirected to a website that tries to imitate a legitimate Norton one. Norton anti-virus, developed by Norton, is a security program that protects devices from various…

“You will find a trojan” scam email

What is “You will find a trojan” scam email
“You will find a trojan” scam email refers to emails that claim users’ computers have been infected with a trojan. The email is essentially a scam that wants to trick users into paying $500. These kinds of spam email campaigns are very common, although they are usually more elaborate than this. This “You…

Cybersecurity news headlines for December 1-31, 2019

In the last edition of cybersecurity news headlines of the year 2019, we have a few stories to report on. Music streaming service Mixcloud suffered a data breach, as did LifeLabs, a clinical laboratory services provider. A series of hacks of Ring security cameras left many homeowners terrified, and Russia has successfully tested disconnecting from the worldwide Internet.…

Drive by Exploit email – What you need to know

Drive by Exploit email is part of a spam campaign that extorts money
Drive by Exploit email or “Your computer was infected with my private malware” is a spam email that blackmails users into paying large sums of money. If you have received such an email, the scammer that sent it to you is likely claiming to have hacked your computer…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-30 November, 2019

November’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines is a short one. We have just three stories to report on. Hours after the much anticipated streaming service Disney+ launched, accounts were already for sale of hacking forums. Smartphone manufacturer OnePlus and telecommunications giant T-Mobile both disclose data breaches, which exposed some of users’ personal information.

In no particular order, here’s what made the…

Remove Rayban Instagram Virus

What is Rayban Instagram Virus
Rayban Instagram Virus refers a scam on Instagram that promotes fake deals on Ray Ban glasses. It’s not exactly a virus, but it’s often referred to as such by users, and thus we will call it that in this report as well.…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-31 October, 2019

This month’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines covers 4 different stories. UK government decides not to proceed with age verification for online pornography, UniCredit suffers a data breach exposing 3 million customer records, Facebook withdraws appeal and agrees to pay £500,000 for its role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and 3.1 million Indian cards dumped on Joker’s Stash.…

Cybersecurity news headlines for September 1-30, 2019

This month’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines is all about data breaches and leaks. Food delivery service DoorDash suffered a data breach affecting 4.9 million users, the majority of Ecuador’s population had their data leaked, 419 million Facebook users’ phone numbers stored on an unsecured database, and two Lion Air companies suffer breach involving 35 million customers.…

Save yourself email scam – How to avoid it

What is Save yourself email scam
Save yourself email scam is one of those scam emails that threaten to expose videos of you unless you agree to pay money. They’re often called sextortion emails because they threaten to expose sex-related videos of users if a payment is not made. These emails are scams but it’s understandable if they are convincing to…

Cybersecurity news headlines for August 1-31, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for August 1-31, 2019
August’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines is here, and we have three stories to report on. It’s a short one this month but nothing too major happened. 22 Texas cities were hit with a coordinated ransomware attack, dating app 3Fun leaked users’ precise location data and personal information, and legitimate app CamScanner was found…