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  • Facebook in black: a fast spreading scam - Lately, a wide spread new scam are attacking social network users. If you get a message stating you can get Facebook Black by clicking a link, be sure that this is a scam. November 15, 2012
  • Be careful of rogue Twitter DMs: it's a phishing scam! - Don't pay attention to message "Get a free iPad" because this is a message that scammers using for their malicious intentions. The offer for free device is still an effective way for cybercriminals to trick their victims to fall for such fraud. October 25, 2012
  • Twitter and Facebook are flooded with spam from hacked Pinterest - After the hack of Pinterest site, users are complaining of spam spilled on Twitter and Facebook. All the spam work has been going on for more than a week. Spammers were posting images promoting work-at-home schemes. September 13, 2012
  • Rogue "See who viewed your Facebook profile" Twitter message is a phishing scam - Twitter users are targeted by one more scam which may lead its victims to a fraud. If you noticed a message "See who viewed your Facebook profile” you need to ignore it because this is a scam. August 2, 2012
  • Be careful of 2012 Olympic Games spam emails - As Olympic Games of 2012 is almost here, spammers do everything to make users lose their vigilance and fall for malicious programs, surveys that requires you to provide credentials or other personal information. Recently, spam email letter was noticed tha May 29, 2012
  • Diablo 3 scam – be careful - We all know that scammers love scandalous, shocking and world-class news that are interesting to everyone from Alaska to Mozambique. These sensations attract the largest pools of people which gives scammers highest chances for success. This time it is the May 16, 2012
  • You've got a spam out SMS! - Recently, SophosLabs researcher Onur Komili told about that he discovered a friend's post in Facebook with a screenshot of the text message. Later on, few of friends told they've got the same text message. May 10, 2012
  • Latest Spam Report indicates India as spam leader in 2012 - The first quarter of the year has passed and we are able to see some interesting statistics over the changes in the computer security world. One of the latest reports about spam comes from SophosLabs and there are some surprising facts. April 24, 2012
  • Facebook is used as a tool for targeting Pinterest fans - Cybercriminals have launched a paid marketing campaign on Facebook that helps to target Pinterest users. This enables scammers to make an online social fraud. April 6, 2012
  • Are you an artist? OK, but 'Draw Something' is a scam!!! - Sophos has discovered a Twitter scam which is old enough but it's not for tricking people again and again. This new version of an old scam Draw something app has been noticed recently. March 30, 2012
  • Scammers hit the Pinterest site's users - Survey spammers targeted new Pinterest site which enables users to share their sites with others. Pinterest enables users to create virtual corkboards. Users may "pin" content from other web pages onto the virtual corkboards and then share their boards wi March 15, 2012
  • Another Facebook scam: “OMG.. I Hate Rihanna” - There are 500 million active Facebook users – a fertile ground for cybercriminals to exploit their evil ways of earning money. This time in order to attack Facebook users, criminals utilize a name of a famous U.S. pop star - Rihanna. March 13, 2012
  • Terrible news for Whitney Houston's fans but not for cybercriminals - As another talent taken too early, scammers already exposing Whithey Houston's death. The news about singers death spread fast on Internet. Countless tweets, Facebook post on walls were a trigger for scammers to use the World's news for earning money. February 13, 2012
  • Protect your office emails! - Despite online communication, instant messaging via various programs and also using Facebook or Twitter, most workplaces rely on emails. These may be convenient but they also can be dangerous to use because of various attacks, phishers, spam, rogue links February 9, 2012
  • Free iPhone 5 on Tumblr? Avoid the scam! - Tumblr blogs are blazing with iPhone 5 presentations and giveaways; unfortunately, the news is far from being genuine. "Get the all new iPhone 5" and similar posts are fraudulent and they are only meant to trick people into filling online surveys. January 30, 2012
  • Facebook users attacked once again - It seems that Facebook is now one of the favorite places for scammers to benefit – they offered fake skins, offered removing the timeline, etc. This time they combined online survey and identity theft – be careful! January 20, 2012
  • Scammers utilize Facebook's Timeline to their benefit - Scammers have been long known as a creative gang being able to make use of every little bit of information or event that people may be interested in. Deaths of famous people, scandals, sport events, you name it. Do you remember a recent Facebook Holiday S January 11, 2012
  • iPad scam on Lady Gaga Facebook fan page - Lady Gaga's Facebook page has been hit again. Hackers were able to spread iPad themed scam on the fan page. Because of 45 million Lady Gaga's fans scammers planted rogue Xmas message which claims that famous singer has iPad competition on the back of some December 20, 2011
  • Protect yourself: holiday online phishing is on - It's not very surprising that December and January are the months of the most phishing scams circulating on the web. Because of the holiday season scam creators are trying to gain tricking computer users for their malicious intentions. December 2, 2011
  • Unprotected data still remains at British businesses - According to a survey of British businesses published on Thursday, half of UK corporate laptops are vulnerable because they are not protected against cyber threats or data loss. Only 52 per cent of 320 UK public and private sectors IT managers use data en November 17, 2011