Fraudster to perpetrate fraud using COVID-19 fears
While nations around the world are doing all that they can to lessen the Roboto of the coronavirus pandemic, fraudsters – true to form – have identified it as an opportunity to make money and are actively using COVID-19 as a way to cash. Indeed, in ...
COVID-19 and Cybercrime
Apart from the huge health and economic crisis that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing, this situation is deeply affecting the global panorama of cyber threats. This is evidenced by a report carried out by Interpol in which they surveyed 48 member ...
Bank Phishing App Published on Google Play
Recently, an application was detected on Google Play that included code to display phishing web pages to steal the credentials of users who install it.
Linguistics and the prevention of bank phishing
Human beings have got where we are today thanks basically to two essential factors: sociability and communication. Being social animals and working as a team has allowed us to develop far more than we would have as solitary creatures.
Phishing: how to stop fraudsters from falling through the net
Phishing is one of the oldest types of cyberattacks that can result in online banking fraud and remains one of the most pernicious: nearly a third of all breaches last year involved phishing, according to a 2019 Verizon Report.
Subliminal messages. The phishing of the future.
Phishing is considered one of the most prolific cybercrimes affecting individuals, companies and large institutions. Basically, it consists of supplanting the identity of a person or a brand/company through different media based on new information ...
My personality may make me susceptible to phishing
There’s no question that phishing can be considered the star of the cybercrime world. The term comes from “fishing”, because the point of this scam is to “fish” for internet user information. In other words, scammers try to get victims to take the ...