Source: au Use this (filled with screenshots and actionable tips) to better fight these attacks.
Probably one of the oldest and most popular Internet scam used mostly by a member of a Nigerian family with wealth to trick different people.
and tools vary from traditional attack vectors, which use malicious software and vulnerabilities present in almost all the programs and apps (even in the popular Windows operating systems), to ingenious phishing scams deployed from unexpected regions of the world, where justice can’t easily reach out to catch the eventual perpetrators.
According to a from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Millenials are particularly more vulnerable to online scams than seniors, as shocking as it may seem.
The research finds that “40 percent of adults age 20-29 who have reported fraud ended up losing money in a fraud case”.
Source: Federal Trade Commision Curious to know what are the most common ways to easily fall victim to a malware attack or phishing scams?
We truly want to believe that the Internet is a safe place where you can’t fall for all types of online scams, but it’s always good reminder to do a “reality check”.
Source: The Beacon Bulletin People can be easily scammed by “too good to be true” bank offers that might guarantee large amounts of money and have already been pre-approved by the bank.
Here’s how a Nigerian scam could look like: Source: Mother Whether it’s Christmas or Easter, we all get all kind of holiday greeting cards in our email inbox that seem to be coming from a friend or someone we care.
Greeting card scams are another old Internet scams used by malicious actors to inject malware and harvest users’ most valuable data.
After you fill in your online banking credentials, cyber criminals use them to breach your real bank account or to sell them on the dark web to other interested parties.
Here’s an example of a sophisticated email scam making the rounds that you should be very careful.