Entries by GDR Group

Scam of the Week Blends CEO Fraud and W-2 Phishing

A new “urgent alert” has been issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, that internet criminals have combined CEO Fraud and W-2 phishing to target a much wider range of organizations than ever before CEO Fraud — e-mail attacks spoofing the boss and social engineering a high-risk employee into wiring funds to a bank account […]

Scam of the Week: “Phishers Target PayPal Users”

Phishers Target PayPal Users With Fake “Failed Transaction” Emails Scammers are pushing out fake PayPal emails that use the premise of an unverified transaction to phish for customers’ personal and financial information. With the end-of-the-year holidays quickly approaching and many users worrying whether the gifts they bought online will be delivered in time for the […]

Scam of the Week: “The Uber Hack”

Uber Total Loss: 57 Million Records Stolen But Data Breach Was Hidden For A Year Uber is known for pushing the limits of the law and has dozens of lawsuits pending against it, but this one went too far and now comes the reckoning. Bloomberg was first to report that hackers stole the personal data […]

Scam of the Week: “Cyber Monday is Scammer Heaven”

The majority of consumers are aware of online phishing scams, but still may fall victim this cyber Monday… DomainTools, a leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, released the findings of their 2017 Cyber Monday Phishing Survey this week. The survey results highlighted that two in five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to […]