Most modern browsers have built-in mechanisms that try to protect users from phishing scams. If a user clicks a link in a reported phishing scam email, the browser will display a page that warns that the user is about to go to a fraudulent website
As I have often mentioned, advance fee scammers use a seemingly never-ending variety of back stories as vehicles for finding new victims. And they often tend to target people that have been previously caught out in such scams.
Rumours claiming that Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has died have been spreading rapidly via Twitter and Facebook. The rumours took hold after a false death date was added to Nick Mason's Wikipedia page on March 1st, 2018.
According to messages that have circulated via social media for several years, actor Keanu Reeves gave millions of dollars earned from the iconic Matrix films to the special effects team who made the movies so compelling.
This email, which purports to be from the UK’s HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), claims that your automatic tax refund payment didn't go through. It urges you to open an attached file and follow the instructions to claim your refund.
According to a message that is currently circulating via cross-platform instant messaging service WhatsApp, Pizza Hut is giving everyone 2 large pizzas as a means of celebrating "60 years of quality service".