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Watch out for this 'large scale' coronavirus unemployment fraud scam

The Federal Trade Commission has warned the public over this fraud scam that is going around.

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The phishing scam that cost Puerto Rico's government over $2.6 million

The Puerto Rico government was just scammed more than $2.6 million dollars through an email.

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Facebook locking out users who report scammers and fake profiles

Users are connecting with hashtag #FacebookLockout as they are locked out of their accounts after reporting scam or fake profiles.

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Passports confiscated, players ill and hotels unpaid at CS:GO event

In pure irony, Gaming Paradise CS:GO tournament features unpaid hotels, dodgy food, sick players and local police confiscating passports.

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Airliner Qantas also targeted by Facebook scammers

Airliner Qantas also targeted by Facebook scammers, nabbing 80,000 likes in a short time-frame.

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Have you seen the fake Bunnings voucher Facebook scam recently?

Bunnings has been targetted by a large scale Facebook scam with participants being promised a $2,000 AU hardware store voucher.

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BBB outlines the top 10 scams of 2014, and how to avoid them

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) discloses the top 10 scams of 2014

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Cybercriminals attack Google Adsense to pump out malicious redirects

Google Adsense has fallen prey to a spate of malicious ads in the last month, and cybercriminals are to blame.

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Australians warned of ISIS attack email scam

A fake ISIS scam email has been infecting Australian computer users.

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Holiday season scams give criminals perfect opportunity to victimize

Cybercriminals have easy access to shopper data during holiday shopping season, as they rack up victims.

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Nigerian cybercriminals evolving their attack methods to hijack users

Nigerian cybercriminals are becoming increasingly savvy in their efforts to compromise users, including custom malware able to better avoid detection.

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E-ZPass informs customers to be aware of circulating phishing scam

E-ZPass customers on the east coast are being targeted in a phishing scam that has an attachment disguised as an invoice that must be downloaded.

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New phishing scam targets Bank of America Merrill Lynch customers

Bank of America Merrill Lynch customers are being targeted with a custom phishing attacks.

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Microsoft warns users of 'tech support' call scam

Microsoft warns Internet users of a continued scam, with criminals calling PC users and offering to "clean up their PCs," but for a very hefty fee.

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Multi-state tax scam aimed at medical professionals causing headaches

Healthcare professionals in at least 10 states and Puerto Rico have reported tax scams, and it's possible there are even more victims.

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Malwarebytes warns of 2014 FIFA World Cup Internet scam

A rather outlandish Internet scam has been noticed by Malwarebytes, and although it seems unlikely, these types of scams can prove to be successful.

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Microsoft scam leader given four-month suspended sentence

British court hands out short, suspended sentence to man accused of running a Microsoft scam which led to victims paying him to resolve security problems.

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IRS watchdog says phone scam described as 'largest ever'

IRS phone scam causing chaos.

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Tax season leads to easy pickings for cybercriminals, scammers

The tax season gives cybercriminals and scammers a great opportunity to steal sensitive information.

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Casino scammed by player using hijacked security cameras

Player scams casino out of $32 million by using hijacked security cameras.

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Apple quick to update malware definitions, takes just two days after first OS X fake installer found

Apple takes just two days to patch a fake installer scam on OS X.

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Be on the lookout for fake iTunes invoices, cybercriminals looking to infect Windows users

Cybercriminals looking to steal bank information through elaborate infecting ruse.

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Family gets stack of notepads instead of iPad that they had purchased from Walmart

Women purchases iPad at Walmart, receives stack of notepads inside the box instead.

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Don't take the bait, ignore the Dislike button scam!

Another survey scam doing the rounds on Facebook.

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