Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire

Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire

A major win in the battle against the spammers River City Media (RCM) occurred recently.  Backups of their spam recipient database were poorly secured, they were discovered and made available online.  Resulting in a massive dump of email addresses onto the public...
Scam Of The Week: Mystery Shopper Email

Scam Of The Week: Mystery Shopper Email

“Mystery Shopper” scams continue to snare unwary victims. Mystery shoppers are people hired to shop at a particular store and report on the shopping experience for purposes of quality control. Unlike many scams, there actually are legit mystery shopper...
Scam Of The Week: Blends CEO Fraud And W-2 Phishing

Scam Of The Week: Blends CEO Fraud And W-2 Phishing

The bad guys are starting their tax scams early this season! They are now combining two scams-in-one. First, they ask you to send them the W-2 forms of all employees, with the email looking like it comes from the CEO or a C-level executive. Next, they follow up with...
Scam Of The Week: Locked PDF Phishing Attack

Scam Of The Week: Locked PDF Phishing Attack

There is a phishing attack going on you need to know about. The campaign sends and email with the subject: “Assessment document” and the body of the email has a PDF attachment in it that claims that it is locked.   The message reads: “PDF Secure File...
Beware of DocuSign phishing emails

Beware of DocuSign phishing emails

Be aware of secure document email phishing scams that are circling around through your contacts.  You may have received an email from someone in which you do business with the subject of: “DocuSign“.  The body of the email is simple and will ask you to...