Caught Doing the Crypto Laundering

You've got to feel sorry for hackers. With all the problems they face in designing an attack and evading law enforcement, they also have to worry about being too successful. That's right. Being too successful, getting too much money, is one of their biggest problems. Why? Because the real big time hackers, like ransomware groups, … Continue reading Caught Doing the Crypto Laundering

Instagram Extortion Scam Forces Victims to Betray Their Friends

"Ashly just helped me invest $1,000 and got me back $8500. What an amazing way to end the day and I feel so blessed and so appreciative of this process. It's guaranteed. I suggest doing it. It happened for me in under an hour, so, yeah, thanks Ashly." So said Emma Zoller in a video … Continue reading Instagram Extortion Scam Forces Victims to Betray Their Friends

Truth Trumps Trump’s Truth Social

Former president, Donald Trump, has announced the formation of a new social media platform that will support free speech, even speech that may not agree with his views. The impetus for this is the widespread belief that conservative voices are unfairly silenced on social media. Trump, for example, has been banned for life on Twitter … Continue reading Truth Trumps Trump’s Truth Social

Is Your Spouse an Alien? It Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars to Find Out

I've seen a lot of weird scams in my time writing this blog, but this one may take the number one position. When I first saw it reported on the Better Business Bureau website, I thought someone must be messing with them. However, after some investigating, I found that this scam is not only ongoing … Continue reading Is Your Spouse an Alien? It Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars to Find Out

New Cyber Attacks Hit Water and Wastewater Systems

In October, the U.S. government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) put out an alert that went largely unnoticed. The alert was entitled, Ongoing Cyber Threats to U.S. Water and Wastewater Systems. Now, on the surface, this seems like it should have set off some alarms in the mainstream media, but, mostly there was silence. In … Continue reading New Cyber Attacks Hit Water and Wastewater Systems