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Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 12:30 PM


Looking Back to our 2022 Cybersecurity Journey

Looking Back to our 2022 Cybersecurity Journey




Cybercriminals were everywhere last year. They were on the texts you received, daily emails, and even on random websites — all that sneaky, nasty, and fishy efforts to steal your money. Our Trend Micro Check Team tracked and reported hundreds of cybersecurity threats and topics, with over 180 articles on scams alone. Here's a recap of our 2022! 




2022 Scams






2022 started with Fake MetaMask Security Emails and the risk of scams in the crypto world. Fake jewelry store, ispyjewelry[.]com giving fake gold to buyers.





Around spring, there were multiple fake Ukraine charity scams





When summer arrived, multiple travel-related scams like fake Sundara Inn and websites resurfaced. Other famous scams are summer job-related scams taking advantage of online users looking for extra bucks.





By the last quarter of 2022, we warned you about scammers' possible attacks related to the news of Biden’s student loan forgiveness program. Also Twitter’s new verification policyMidterm elections, and Black Friday / Christmas shopping scams.




For Data Security and Ransomware & Viruses, read the full report here.




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