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Fraudsters are sending out fake Amazon order emails and tricking online shoppers into calling a telephone number manned by them to steal the shoppers’ credit card details and other sensitive information. The fake Amazon order emails Armorblox has recently spotted two distinct email campaigns impersonating Amazon. Both are telling the targets about a bogus order […]

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Utility provider Austin Energy is warning residents that scammers are exploiting the chaos surrounding the severe winter storms that cut power to millions of Texans and left many households freezing. In the aftermath of multiple utility outages, scammers impersonating Austin Energy are calling customers and threatening to cut the power supply unless immediate payment is […]

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In 2010, AVAST noticed that the majority of malware infections were occurring via infected websites, rather than from malicious email, which had previously been the main culprit. But good criminals go where they are least expected. A couple weeks ago I posted an example of a type of phishing email that I’ve since learned is […]

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