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Hot Phishing Scams of the Week: FedEx, Discord Nitro, COVID-19, WhatsApp, USPS, LinkedIn, and More!

Hot Phishing Scams of the Week: FedEx, Discord Nitro, COVID-19, WhatsApp, USPS, 
LinkedIn, and More!

 

 

Check out the top Discord, SMS, and email phishing scams of the week checked by our Trend Micro Check team!


Discord Nitro Phishing

 

 

Spot the Scam_Discord Nitro_1022

 

 

 Source: Reddit

 

 

Nitro Scam_1022

 

 

 

SMS Phishing

These are some of the variants of the scams noticed this week.

1. FedEx Package Delivery

 

 

Spot the Scam_FedEx SMS-1022_2

 

 

Source: Reddit

 

 

Spot the Scam_FedEx_1022

 

 

 

2. Walmart COVID-19 Relief Program

 

Here's a previous article written about COVID-19 stimulus / bonus scams.

 

Spot the Scam_COVID Walmart_1022

 

 

Source: Reddit

 

 

3. iPhone 13 Survey Scam

 

 

Spot the Scam_i13_1022

 

 

 

4. Gift Card Survey Scam (Tesco, Argos, and Primark)

 

 

Spot the Scam_Tesco_1022_1

 

 

 

 

Spot the Scam_Tesco_1022_2

 

 

 

5. Google Security Alert Scam

Google Alert text message with a phishing link.  

  • google: unusual activity on your account. check and confirm with us: <URL>

 

 

Spot the Scam_Google_1022

 

 

6. American Visa Lottery Scam

 

 

Spot the Scam_Visa_1022

 

 

 

7. WhatsApp Survey Scams

 

 

Spot the Scam_WhatsApp_1022

 

 

 

 

Email Phishing

 

1. USPS Package Delivery

 

 

Spot the Scam_USPS_1022

 

 

 

2. LinkedIn Job Search Scam

 

 

Spot the Scam_LinkedIn_1022

 

 

 

3. WhatsApp Voicemail Scam

 

Spot the Scam_WhatsApp Voice Msg_1022

 

 

 

Stay informed. Read the full article here

Always be vigilant and protect yourself from these scams with our free tool Trend Micro Check.  

 

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