Don’t Be Fooled by Covid-19 Contact-Tracing Scams

Don’t Be Fooled by Covid-19 Contact-Tracing Scams

The Covid-19 pandemic has created prime conditions for scams. From phishing attacks to unemployment fraud, attackers have put new, more exploitative twists on their classic hustles. And now the Federal Trade Commission is warning that those fraudsters have designed scams around state contact-tracing initiatives.You’ve probably heard a lot about contact-tracing mobile apps, but state health…

The New ‘Tenet’ Trailer Dropped in ‘Fortnite’

The New ‘Tenet’ Trailer Dropped in ‘Fortnite’

Greetings friends, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. In this special Memorial Day edition, we have a new Tenet trailer, Tyler Perry’s “Camp Quarantine” (no, that’s not a new TV show), and some good news. Let’s get going.The New Tenet Trailer Dropped in FortniteIn case you haven’t noticed, a…

The DHS Prepares for Attacks Fueled by 5G Conspiracy Theories

The DHS Prepares for Attacks Fueled by 5G Conspiracy Theories

The Department of Homeland Security is reportedly issuing alerts to wireless telecom providers and law enforcement agencies about potential attacks on cell towers and telecommunications workers by 5G/coronavirus conspiracy theorists. The DHS warned that there have already been “arson and physical attacks against cell towers in several US states.”ARS TECHNICAThis story originally appeared on Ars…