Flaws in Apple Pay and Visa could allow criminals to make arbitrary contactless payments – no authentication needed, research finds. Cybercriminals could make fraudulent purchases by circumventing an iPhone’s Apple Pay lock screen where the device’s wallet has a Visa card set up in so-called transit mode. The attackers could also bypass the contactless limit … More Hackers could force locked iPhones to make contactless payments
Protecting yourself and your business from cybercrime With the rapid advance in technology over the past 20 years, cybercrime is more common than ever as it is a lucrative endeavour for criminals. To make sure you do not fall victim to these crimes, you must ensure your hardware, software and data are well protected. Being … More What is Cybercrime?
Elderly men and women were the main targets of the Romance and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams operated by the fraudsters. A United States Army Reservist has been sentenced to 46 months and ordered to and pay approximately US$1.8 million in restitution after he was found to be involved in a scheme to commit romance and business email … More Victims duped out of US$1.8 million by Romance and BEC scam ring
Are you on Facebook? So are scammers. Here are some of the most common con jobs on Facebook you should watch out for and how you can tell if you’re being scammed. While various social media platforms have popped up over the years, Facebook remains one of the most popular of them all. Case in … More Common Facebook scams and how to avoid them
The fraudsters ran their campaigns from the cloud and used phishing attacks and email forwarding rules to steal financial information. Microsoft has shut down a sprawling Business Email Compromise (BEC) operation that had its infrastructure hosted in several web services. Using these cloud-based assets, the threat actors infiltrated hundreds of mailboxes across multiple organizations and … More Microsoft takes down large‑scale BEC operation