Lottery Win!

We’ve all heard the phrase “You have to be in it to win it” but some spammers would have you believe you don’t even need a ticket to come up trumps. As nice as it would be to win $500,000 and a new Merc, please take a moment to consider the chances that you have…

Netflix Phish

With the widespread use of Netflix’s streaming service it was only a matter of time until the scammers tried to phish your details. This landed in my inbox earlier this afternoon. Note the sending email address and link to “update” my details. Remember, never follow a link from an email to enter any type of…

Sextortion Variant

A common theme amongst criminals is to threaten a user with public exposure and humiliation. This version attempts to play on those fears and claims to have indiscreet footage ready to share to wider world. The reader is then asked to make an anonymous payment via bitcoin.This is a particularly distasteful type of email as…