While in France, a citizen of Brazil who resides in California books a bungee jump in New Zealand. Is it a leap of faith into the unknown, for both the operator and the thrill-seeker? The internet has created truly global markets for businesses that would have once remained local and may have struggled to reach … More Is “global privacy” an oxymoron?
The scam machine shows no signs of slowing down, as fraudsters dispense bogus health advice, peddle fake testing kits and issue malware-laced purchase orders. With the COVID-19 pandemic surging outside, people are hunkering down inside their houses. Companies are shifting to remote work and urging their employees to work from home while cities, even whole countries, are … More Coronavirus con artists continue to spread infections of their own
The latest report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group offers a mixed bag of findings about the phishing landscape in 2018. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has released its latest Phishing Activity Trends Report, which shows that the number of fraudulent websites designed to steal people’s sensitive data fell as 2018 went on. The drop – from … More Payment processors remain phishers’ favorites
ESET Ireland warns users to look out for a well made fake Netflix page, that includes a security certificate, but collects’ victims’ credit card numbers for the cybercriminals. A genuine-looking email was received by ESET Ireland, appearing to be a warning about an expiring Netflix subscription, titled “Your cancellation confirmation”, claiming the user’s payment at … More Convincing fake Netflix page phishing for victims’ credit cards
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has disclosed that up to 40,000 customers may have been affected by a recent compromise of the company’s checkout process. The attack was accomplished by implanting a rogue script into the company’s payment page code on oneplus.net. The script was intended to harvest credit card details while they were being entered by customers, … More Up to 40,000 OnePlus customers potentially hit by credit card hack