‘Tis the season to avoid getting played by scammers hijacking Twitter accounts and promoting fake offers for PlayStation 5 consoles and other red-hot products As the holiday season beckons, so begins the frantic shopping season to find and acquire the much-wanted gift. This year, depending on what you’re looking to buy, could present some very … More The triangle of holiday shopping: Scams, social media and supply chain woes
From overpayment to shipping scams, what are some of the most common threats that merchants using PayPal should watch out for? With a total payment volume of US$247 billion, PayPal remains one of the more popular online payment providers among major brands and a variety of smaller businesses and vendors. Indeed, the payment giant boasts 28 million … More PayPal fraud: What merchants should know
Online gaming systems and apps are a common target for cybercriminals, looking to do everything from improving their own scores and grabbing new game features to stealing Bitcoin wallets. We now look at six of the biggest online gaming hacks to date. 1. Sony PlayStation Network The Sony PlayStation Network was famously hacked back in … More The 6 biggest online gaming hacks
Video games have gone since the late 1970s and early 1980s from being a small offshoot of the “traditional” computing industry to becoming a full-fledged multi-billion dollar industry in themselves. Today, companies like Microsoft, Nintendo and SONY generate billions of dollars from sales of games and gaming consoles. To get an idea of just how … More Attention gamers: You’re targets for crime!
You can say what you want about cybersecurity, but you’ve got to admit it’s never boring. If it’s not viruses it’s spam, if it’s not spam it’s scams, if it’s not scams it’s hacks… Last LOL for LulzSec as hackers disband group LulzSec, also known as Lulz Security, the hacker group that has been making … More CyberThreats Daily: LolzSec disband but the cyberfront is far from quiet