This report, which is based upon information from law enforcement and complaints submitted to the IC3, details recent cyber crime trends and new twists to previously-existing cyber scams. Business E-mail Compromise For more than a year, the IC3 has been receiving complaints from businesses that were contacted fraudulently via legitimate suppliers’ e-mail accounts. Recipients were […]
New identity theft scam via email claiming compensation from Judiciary of England and Wales.
IC3 continues to receive reports of telephone scams involving calls that claim their “relative” is in a legal or financial crisis.
The Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) today issued a warning to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an effort to defraud them.
If you receive a “ring once” call from a number you do not recognize, DO NOT return the call.
A recent MetLife survey estimated that $2.6 billion is lost each year in financial scams aimed at seniors and retirees
IC3 has produced Scam Alerts advising the public of an ongoing telephone scam in which callers purport to be an employee of a major software company
The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster
Businesses are receiving email with alleged customer complaints containing malware downloader that encrypts computer files and requires a private key (ransome) to decrypt.
FBI continues to receive reports of spam e-mails that use FBI officials’ names
Cyber criminals use Beta Bot to target financial institutions, e-commerce sites, online payment platforms, and social networking sites
FireEye notified that a fireeye[.]com/careers HR link was inadvertently serving up a drive-by download exploit.
Researchers believe a spam campaign is spreading a new variant of mobile ransomware.
As the number of individuals impacted by medical identity theft continues to climb, so does the number of victims fooled by spurious emails and websites designed to purloin their sensitive information, a study finds.
While millions of mobile users are anticipating the launch of the new iPhone (5S and 5C), cybercriminals are already making their move to distribute spam that promise to give away the said devices for free, in the guise of a contest.