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Adobe Flash Update Scam: December 2017 Scam of the Month

December 19, 2017 | By Todd O'Boyle

Have you heard about the Adobe Flash update scam? Adobe Flash Player has unfortunately long been plagued with malware-related issues. The software has often been discovered to have vulnerabilities that make it possible for bad guys to spread malware. The most recent vulnerability was discovered...

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November Scam of the Month: Mailbox Full Phishes

November 27, 2017 | By Todd O'Boyle

The Strongarm team has been seeing a new type of phishing attack in the wild. These “mailbox full phishes" target the inboxes of Office365 and Google Apps for Business users and tries to make users upset in order to convince them to click. We’ve seen...

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October Scam of the Month: Crypto-currency Mining

October 18, 2017 | By Todd O'Boyle

You’re probably familiar with Bitcoin, the online cryptocurrency that has garnered quite a bit of both positive and negative attention. Mining is a part of all cryptocurrencies and forms the root of trust in the currency. Typically, “miners” make money for mining, trading computing resources...

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