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Increased Number of Emotet Command and Control IP Addresses Identified

Tweet Today’s security alert Upon receiving the FBI’s latest alert, I thought I’d pass it along. Increased Number of Emotet Command and Control IP Addresses Identified Summary In early June 2019, Emotet, an advanced modular banking Trojan, attempted to communicate with 214 command and control (C2) IPaddresses for initial instructions, indicating cyber actors recently made Continue Reading

The Latest Nigerian FBI Scam

TweetI was so fascinated by this email I had to share it. ┬áThis was snatched up by our mail server SPAM filter and it piqued my interest enough to open it up and read the whole thing (at the server level – not on my computer). These are the kinds of things that can either Continue Reading

DFWCI Partners with AVG

TweetFebruary 10, 2015 PRESS RELEASE DFW Computer Investigations Partners with AVG For many years, DFWCI has recommended AVG products for virus / malware removal and protection. In an effort to offer a more convenient and thorough computer security solution, DFWCI has recently partenered with AVG to provide their suite of CloudCare products. The CloudCare suite includes Continue Reading

Today’s SPAM alleges to be an alert regarding a background check being ordered for you.

TweetToday’s SPAM email alleges to be an alert regarding a background check being ordered for you. It’s bogus. Sender: Notification@m-digitalwebinternet.us Subject: Alert – Someone has ordered your background-check-results. View results No. 9685358 Message body (you will note the language is not what you would expect from an American company): KE0-9 ONLINE_NOTIFICATION_SYSTEMS – – – – Continue Reading

Don’t fall for this Facebook Notification hijack!

TweetDon’t fall for this Facebook Notification hijack! This is an example bogus email you should NOT click on: Subject: Adrian Garcia tagged you in a photo on Facebook Sender: notification+1325EYW2G@facebookmail.com Actual alleged email address: calliopelz2261@facebook.org (note the .org extension for this domain – that is NOT Facebook.COM – clearly bogus.) There are two buttons you Continue Reading

Today’s Wells Fargo Email Scam

TweetAnother phishing scam today from Wells Fargo Subject: IMPORTANT Documents- WellsFargo Sender: Reuben_Spivey@wellsfargo.com / Kent_Foreman@wellsfargo.com Content: Please check attached documents. Kent_Foreman Wells Fargo Advisors 817-594-3403 office 817-987-8493 cell Kent_Foreman@wellsfargo.com ATTENTION: THIS E-MAIL MAY BE AN ADVERTISEMENT OR SOLICITATION FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES. To unsubscribe from marketing e-mails from: … Boilerplate text continues ad nauseum… Attached Continue Reading

Today’s email SCAM from UPS (NOT)

TweetToday’s email SCAM from UPS (NOT) Subject: Your UPS Invoice is Ready Sender: UPSBillingCenter@customercare.upsmail.com Content: This is an automatically generated email. Please do not reply to this email address. Dear UPS Customer, (your first clue right here – your NAME should be here, not a generic salutation) Thank you for your business. New invoice(s) are Continue Reading