Once users become too familiar with a type of scam and stop falling for it, scammers tend to move on to new ones.
A new phishing campaign is targeting Facebook users, and it's after more than just their login credentials, warns Hoax-Slayer.
As expected, the Boston Marathon bombings have become an effective lure in the hands of cyber scammers and malware peddlers.
Users are once again being targeted with fake notifications about a scanned document, but instead of attaching a malicious file to the email, malware peddlers have opted for including a link to a site serving malware: The email's headers have been spoofed to make it look like the message was sent by a printer inside the victim's enterprise, and the fact that the crooks chose the HP brand is accidental - they could have just as easily have used - and have in the past - Xerox, Lexmark or any other popular brand of printers, scanners, or photocopiers.
Malware peddlers continue to use the old "your naked photos online" lure to trick users into following malicious links or downloading malicious attachments, warns Total Defense's Alex Polischuk.
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