Covid Vaccines and passports for sale

Covid Vaccines and passports for sale

  • 25th March 2021
  • Emma Laffey
  • Cyber Crime

Cybercriminals are once more cashing in on vulnerabilities raised during the Covid-19 pandemic by selling covid vaccines, forged vaccine passports and faked negative tests on the dark web. The Covid-19 pandemic has seen more than a fair share of fraudulent activities, such as counterfeit PPE, telephone and email scams, fictitious remedies, and not to mention plenty of fake news across social media pages. The latest dark web activity involves seeing a sharp increase in adverts for forged negati...


Royal Mail Scam Threat

Royal Mail Scam Threat

  • 24th March 2021
  • Yuriy Solovov
  • Cyber Crime

Fresh warnings have been issued regarding the latest Royal Mail scams and the potential threats to customers. With the UK currently in lockdown and only essential shops allowed to trade, many of us are turning to online shopping more than ever before. So, when you receive a text message or email allegedly from Royal Mail, informing you that there is a fee to pay before delivery, you may think very little more of it because you are expecting a delivery. Alternatively, you may have been advised t...


Tinder photos hacked

Tinder photos hacked

  • 13th August 2020
  • Emma Laffey
  • Cyber Crime

It is being widely reported that the leading dating app Tinder has been hacked and that over 70,000 photos have been shared on a cybercrime website – Tinder has not confirmed this. The photos have been shared to a site known for dealing in malicious software. Whilst no one can say for sure what will happen with these photos from Tinder, it is a huge concern that the 16,000 users were all female, with some of the photos being of an expliciet content. There are several theories surrounding what...


RING- home security camera hacking

RING- home security camera hacking

  • 13th August 2020
  • Evgeniy Anisimov
  • Cyber Crime

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. A saying as old as time and as true now as ever. There are many stories circulating recently about security systems being hacked and Amazon’s Ring security system has topped that list for more than one reason, with charges being filed against them in the US. Ring is Amazon’s flagship system for home security that can be controlled using the internet and via your smartphone . It comprises of cameras, smart locks, and smart doorbells. It has been alleged that...