[ALERT] ADVISORY ON BITCOIN INVESTMENT SCAM

Submitted by irteam on Fri, 12/13/2019 - 13:59

Background 

Fake news articles have been circulating on social media as sponsored ads, claiming that the Minister of Development is encouraging the public to invest in a new cryptocurrency trading platform called Bitcoin Storm, which allegedly can transform anyone into a millionaire within 3-4 months. The Ministry of Development has issued an official statement refuting these articles and warned the public that it is an investment scam. 

Impact 

[ALERT] TELBRU REWARD SCAM

Submitted by irteam on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 02:10

Background

A pop-up scam claiming to be from TelBru rewarding their customers with an iPhone 11 Pro Max or Apple iPhone X is in circulation on the web. It requires a series of questions to be answered in order to claim the gift. The user will be redirected to a website to sign up for an account, in which the user will then need to expose their credit card number, expiry date and CVV.

 

Impact

[ALERT] ADVISORY ON BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY SCAM

Submitted by irteam on Wed, 11/27/2019 - 21:16

Background

While Black Friday may be the most hyped and long-awaited shopping day of the year, it is also a bonanza for fraudsters. Typical tactics include phishing email, Adware, e-Skimming and etc

Impact

• It may redirect to PHISHING activity
• Data leakage especially credential information due to clicking malicious URL or Pop-Up
• May lead to loss of money due to scam

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