October 22, 2019

Amazon Scam Alert

HackRead has discovered an insidious phishing scam that’s trying to trick Amazon customers into forking over their account credentials, personal information, and financial details. The phishing […]
October 18, 2019

Massive “Sextortion” Scam Compromised 450,000 Hijacked Computers to Send 30,000 Emails an Hour

According to researchers, a massive “sextortion” scam has compromised over 450,000 hijacked computers to send 30,000 hostile emails an hour. It’s always fun to open a […]
October 10, 2019
Whats App

Malicious GIFFs are Hacking WhatsAPP Chats

If you have an Android and you use the WhatsAPP tool to communicate, be on the lookout for potentially malicious GIFs. Not quite sure what a […]
October 3, 2019

New Phishing Scam: Instagram Copyright Infringment

Have you received a threatening letter regarding use of an image on Instagram? It could be a scam. Cons are turning to fake copyright infringement warnings […]
October 2, 2019
Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donut’s Customer’s Get a Data Breach Along With Their Morning Coffee

Would you care for some cream with your data breach? Between 2015 and 2018 over 300,000 morning-goers got more than they bargained for while frequenting Dunkin […]
September 27, 2019

Snail Mail Imitating Real IRS Correspondence

The cons who target victims masquerading as the IRS have a new trick up their sleeve. Snail mail! It’s a hard fact that the Internal Revenue […]
September 18, 2019

Microsoft and Facebook Impersonation Spreading

Phishers just love Microsoft. Why? Because we keep falling for their fake emails. On a quarterly basis, Vade Secure, puts out their quarterly Phisher’s Favorites report, […]
September 12, 2019
sceurity camera

Most Commonly Hacked IOT Devices

Oh the wonderful Internet of Things. Internet based devices that instantly pair with each other for seamless connectivity. How did we ever live without it? From […]
September 3, 2019
Voice Image Fraud

New Social Engineering Scam-CEO Voice Fraud

Thanks to a new con and AI, we now have to worry about voice impersonation. Wait…what? The wall Street Journal is reporting that “Criminals used artificial intelligence-based […]