Kingston Police warn of scammers exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic

Kingston Police have become aware that scammers are preying on the public’s fear and sending various scam-based emails related to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, according to a release dated Thursday, Jul. 22, 2021. Below are some examples of the types of scam police said individuals should be on the

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Kingston Police warn of cybercriminals using PDF files as a new phishing lure

Kingston Police say cybercriminals have a new favorite phishing lure: PDF files. A PDF is a standard file type that presents text and images in their original format regardless of which program you use to open the file. PDF documents can contain links and buttons, form fields, audio, and video

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Kingston Police warn about smishing attacks involving Paypal

Smishing, or SMS Phishing, is the act of sending malicious links over text message. Kingston Police is issuing a warning to the public in regards to a new Smishing attack that uses an urgent text message to trick you into clicking a malicious link. The message states “PayPal: We’ve permanently

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