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Home delivery scams get smarter – don’t get caught out

by Paul Ducklin We’ve written several times before about home delivery scams, where cybercriminals take advantage of our ever-increasing (and, in coronavirus times, often unavoidable) use of online ordering combined with to-the-doorstep delivery. Over the past year or so, we’ve noticed what we must grudgingly admit is a gradual improvement . . . Read more

S3 Ep31: Apple zero-days, Flubot scammers and PHP supply chain bug [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin We look into Apple’s recent emergency updates that closed off four in-the-wild browser bugs. We explain how the infamous “Flubot” home delivery scam works and how to stop it. We investigate a recent security bug that threatened the PHP ecosystem. With Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro . . . Read more

Naked Security Live – Beware ‘Flubot’: the home delivery scam with a difference

by Paul Ducklin This home delivery scam arrives in an SMS that lures you to a website, but then instead of stealing your data directly via the phoney website, it sweet-talks you into installing an app… …and the app steals your data later on: Watch directly on YouTube if the . . . Read more

Naked Security Live – How to spot “government” scammers

by Paul Ducklin Sometimes, cybercrooks claim to speak from a higher authority than just a missed home delivery… …sometimes they masquerade as an official government body, complete with all the right logos, the right terminology and even a realistic-looking website carefully cloned from the real deal. Learn more about “government” . . . Read more

S3 Ep27: Census scammers, beg bounties and data breach fines [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin How scammers copied a government website almost to perfection. What to do about those fake “bug” hunters who ask for payment for finding “vulnerabilities” that aren’t. Why the Dutch data protection authority fined Booking.com for not sending in a data breach disclosure fast enough. With Kimberly Truong, . . . Read more