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Black Friday Sales Are On, But So Are the Scams! — Top 10 Fake Holiday Shopping Sites List 2021

Happy holidays! Lots of best deals are offered this year, however, make sure to keep an eye out for scams. Here are the latest Black Friday Scam Websites checked by our Trend Micro Check team.    topgadgetsdaily[.]com   adidas[.]co[.]ma blackfridaygame[.]life www[.]blackfri

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Spot the Scam: Home Depot, GroupMe, Amazon, Wells Fargo, Chase, USPS, FedEx, and MORE!

Now that we do most of our activities online, scammers will try to lure us on their Fake sites, Fake online surveys, and Fake Log-in pages to convince us to enter our personal information. This week, the Trend Micro Check Team identified 3 SMS Phishing Scams to help us Spot the Scam!     1

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Reimagine your cloud journey at #CLOUDSEC2021

Are you a Cloud builder or DevOps professional looking to get the latest insights on hot topics like Infrastructure as Code, Injecting security into the CI/CD pipeline, and fostering a DevSecOps culture? Then CLOUDSEC2021 is for you!    Join us for 3 days of unparalleled brilliance fr

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, … Beware of Holiday Online Shopping Scams!

Holiday Online Shopping: Common Scams 1. Fake online shops         Here are some common features of scammy online shops:   #1 Irresistible prices/too-good-to-be-true deals       #2 “Flash” sales to try to rush you into making&

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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          Source: Reddit           SMS Phishing These are some of the variants of the scams noticed this week.

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Top 10 Halloween Scam Websites That Offer No Treats but Tricks 2021

  Hey, pumpkin! Halloween is just around the corner, scammers are working around the clock making sure that their fake online shops are ready for you! Cute Halloween costumes and decorations. Here are the Top 10 Halloween scams that you should be aware of!     #1 magiclinen[.]store /

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Are Trend Micro Consumer Products compatible with Windows 11?

  YES! These products are all compatible with Windows 11: Premium Security Maximum Security Internet Security AntiVirus+ Security   What if I am running an older Trend Micro program version? To ensure a smooth transition, we recommend you get the latest version prior to upgrading to Wind

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Twitch Confirms Huge Data Breach — Streamer Earnings and Source Code Leaked

  Last Wednesday, October 2, 2021, the Amazon-owned Game-streaming platform, Twitch confirm a massive data breach. Approximately 100GB of data including source code and creator payouts were leaked. Their most valuable data is available online.     Here's their official statement on Tw

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Hot Phishing Scams of the Week: FedEx, Venmo, AT&T, Cathay Pacific, Eva Air, and MORE!

Check the top SMS and email phishing scams of the week checked by our Trend Micro Check Team. Can you spot these scams? What is a phishing scam?   Phishing aims to entice you to open malicious links from a fake message sent by scammers impersonating famous brands, companies, and organizations

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[Scam Alert] Browser Notification Scams

Browser Notification or Web Notifications are permission-based messages sent by a website to a user via browser.  These messages' main purpose is to alert users by sliding in at the desktop screen or on a mobile device as a push notification from apps.     Normally you will receive a

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Spot the Scam: 5 SMS & 2 Email Scams of the Week (AT&T, Chase Bank, Scotiabank, Amazon, and More!)

SMS Phishing   SMS Phishing is one of the famous malicious tactics that impersonate known brands, companies, and organizations then send out text messages containing phishing links.   Here are the top SMS phishing scams we observed by our Trend Micro Check Team.   1. AT&T  

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Online Sports Betting Scams: Don’t Fall for the Scammers’ Tricks!

  Online sports betting is more popular nowadays. It's becoming socially acceptable, especially since people are spending more hours at home because of the Covid-19 pandemic. This week our Trend Micro Check Team will educate us about these Common Tactics & Risks of Sports Betting Scams

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Top 4 Text Message Phishing Scams of the Week: Walmart, DPD, Amazon, and More!

  Be familiar with text scams also called SMS phishing, text message phishing, and “smishing“. This week here are the 4 types of text scams spotted by our Trend Micro Check Team.     Check your inboxes and spot these text scams.    

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FlyTrap Android Malware Is Taking Over Facebook Accounts

A new trojan malware found by the security research firm Zimperium hijacks approximately 10,000 Facebook users around the world. Popularly known as the Flytrap Trojan Malware. It targets the open-sourced Android software where users can easily download or install infected apps via third-party app st

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Spot the Scam: Jollibee / Publix Anniversay, USPS / DPD Delivery, COVID Relief Grant, and Amazon Phishing Scams

    The Trend Micro Check Team found 4 types of phishing scams this week. Check how these viral scams work and learn tips to avoid them:      Check your inboxes and spot these scams.     Anniversary Giveaway Scams   Jollibee   Jollibe

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Watch Out for These 2 Scams Targeting Tokyo Olympics 2020

  Tokyo Olympics started last July 23rd and everyone enjoys watching their favorite athlete fight for the gold. This week take a look at these 2 viral scams regarding the Tokyo Olympics 2020 from our Trend Micro Check Team.     Olympic ticket scams   Fake Olympic

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Spot the Scam: COVID-19 Relief, Illinois Government, Venmo, Amazon SMS, and Netflix Email Scams

  The Trend Micro Check Team found 4 SMS scams and 1 phishing email this week. Here is a preview of the viral scams that can help you in checking your inboxes.     COVID-19 Relief Phishing Text Messages   COVID-19 relief phishing page.    

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Summer Online Safety Tips for Kids

Here is a preview of the vital online safety practices that every parent or guardian should know.      - Connect only with persons you know      - Be cautious about the things you post online      - Avoid sharing too much information      

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Spot the Scam: Snapchat 2FA, Costco raffle, Amazon, Hulu refund, and PayPal verification

    This week the Trend Micro Check team spotted 3 SMS scams and 2 phishing emails     Did you experience receiving these SMS Scams? Tell us in the comment section.      Snapchat Verification Code Scam   Snapchat Verification Code Scam. Source: Twitter &

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Spot the Scam: Venmo, Coinbase, Walmart Survey, Dangerous Dating Sites, and Amazon Prime

  Here are the latest scams this week spotted by our Trend Micro Check Team.   Leave a comment if you see anything similar in your inbox?     Venmo Scams   Venmo Phishing Text Messages Venmo phishing text message. Source: Twitter       Fake

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