The Recent Increase in Email-based Blackmail and Extortion Scams

If you get an email that threatens to expose you to colleagues, contacts, or law enforcement agencies, don't get overly concerned; unless, of course, you're a criminal. These kinds of emails have been around for a while, but have recently been on the increase and, in some cases, they are using an upgraded attack methodology. … Continue reading The Recent Increase in Email-based Blackmail and Extortion Scams

Email Scams, Tricks, Hacks, Cheats, and Tweaks That Everyone Should Know

If you get an email from yourself that you never wrote, it doesn’t mean you’ve sent yourself an email from another dimension. It most likely means you are a victim of email spoofing. Yes, it has your email address as the sender and it may look convincing, but unless you are suffering from a split … Continue reading Email Scams, Tricks, Hacks, Cheats, and Tweaks That Everyone Should Know