Setting up an online scam can be as simple as registering a domain name, signing up for an online payment account and copying and pasting product info from legitimate businesses.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~10 min
Does ignoring robocalls make them stop? Here's what we learned from getting 1.5 million calls on 66,000 phone lines
The plague of unsolicited automated phone calls isn't abating. By studying robocalls, scholars at the Robocall Observatory are developing ways to help shut them down.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~4 min
The global pandemic has fueled illicit online sales of COVID-19 commodities, some of which are dangerous or illegal. Researchers are assessing the size and reach of this underground market.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
March 26, 2020 • ~6 min