100 channels and nothing on, except TV Licensing phishes

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:00:00 +0000

A recent bout of TV Licensing phishing emails promise British users a refund once they log in to a phony TV License website and provide payment details. Read on to see if you’ve been impacted.

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HMRC phish swipes email login, payment details

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000

It isn’t tax season for UK (or US) residents, but that hasn’t deterred scammers from sending out an HMRC phish double whammy with a tight deadline attached.

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The many faces of omnichannel fraud

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

There’s a new kind of fraud out there, and it’s after organizations that have embraced omnichannel, a strategy that focuses on improved user experience. We take a look at what omnichannel is, the kinds of fraud that can affect businesses using this approach, and how they can protect themselves—and their clients.

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Green card scams: preying on the desperate

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Most online scams depend on two things: a legitimate entity that has a complicated or broken process, and a desperate target population. With immigration, you get both, which results in an environment ripe for green card scams.

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Social engineering attacks: What makes you susceptible?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Cybercriminals will do what it takes to get what they want, whether that’s breaching a corporate network or stealing credentials with malware. But what do we do if hackers are hacking us instead of our computers? Here’s how to tell if you’re susceptible to social engineering attacks, and what to do to combat them.

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