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09 Aug 2017
Microsoft phone scammers approach victims via email

Scammers posing as Microsoft tech support have thought up a new way to reach potential victims. They are now sending out emails pretending to come from online retailers…

27 Jul 2017
Ransomware ‘turnover’: 25m US dollars

Ransomware has become lucrative business, that much we suspected. Now Google has come up with figures which confirm that suspicion. It announced today that criminals have earned a minimum of…

25 Jul 2017
The psychology of ransomware splash screens

The content of the splash screens which inform a ransomware victim that their computer files have been encrypted is not randomly chosen. The tone, the use of language and other…

25 Jul 2017
Marktplaats scammers exposed

At the weekend, six girlfriends from Zwolle helped expose two scammers operating on the leading Dutch online trading site Marktplaats. The women teamed up to devise a plan to…