India Launches Effort to Track, Freeze Cyber Fraud Proceeds | #phishing | #scams

Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Fraud Risk Management Financial Institutions Support Initiative to Target Cybercrime Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • June 21, 2021     The Indian government has set up the Citizen Financial Cyber Fraud Reporting and Management System to report, track – and ultimately freeze – the proceeds of…

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Thousands Without Power In Southwest Suburbs After Tornado Confirmed Overnight – CBS Chicago | #phishing | #scams

CHICAGO (CBS)–  Sunday night’s tornado and surrounding storm took out power throughout the south suburbs. As of 8 a.m., 20,000 ComEd customers are experiencing power outages. Crews are working to restore outages. READ MORE: Cleanup Effort Underway In Naperville After More Than 100 Homes Damaged By Tornado As of 8am,…

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India Launches Effort to Track, Freeze Cyber Fraud Proceeds | #phishing | #scams

Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Fraud Risk Management Financial Institutions Support Initiative to Target Cybercrime Prajeet Nair (@prajeetspeaks) • June 21, 2021     The Indian government has set up the Citizen Financial Cyber Fraud Reporting and Management System to report, track – and ultimately freeze – the proceeds of…

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Bad Employee Behaviors Picked Up During Remote Working Pose Serious Security Risks in the New Hybrid Workplace | #phishing | #scams

A third of employees picked up bad cyber security behaviors while working from home, according to Tessian’s Back to Work Security Behaviors report. Despite the remote workers’ bad security practices, 9 out of 10 organizations prefer the hybrid workplace as COVID-19 restrictions eased. Similarly, 89% of employees want to work remotely during the week. The firm…

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A Warning On Phishing Scams Targeting Mobile Devices After Teen Finds His Savings Drained From His Bank Account – CBS Chicago | #phishing | #scams

CHICAGO (CBS) — Remember how awesome it was to get your first paycheck? A teenager in Illinois had that very excitement drain from his face when his bank account also drained. Then he made another stomach-dropping discovery. READ MORE: LIVE UPDATES: 130 Homes Damaged After Tornado Confirmed In Southwest Suburbs…

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Phishing campaign steals cryptocurrencies from Ledger users with fake wallet shipments – Explica .co | #phishing | #scams

In the image, the instructions of the scam.EUROPA PRESS Scammers have taken control of the user’s account and cryptocurrency portfolio Scammers suggest transferring your information to a new attached device to take control of your money Scammers have sent physical wallets of fake cryptocurrencies to customers from the cryptocurrency management…

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Three Key Elements of a Defense-in-Depth Approach to Phishing | #phishing | #scams

Phishing is probably the oldest and the most potent attack vector threatening today’s organizations. More than 90% of all cyber-attacks begin with phishing emails. Google reportedly blocks 18 million scam emails every day and registered a record two million phishing websites last year. And phishing attacks don’t look like they are going away anytime soon. In…

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Route Mobile, Truecaller announce technology partnership | #phishing | #scams

Route Mobile Limited, the cloud communication platform service providers on Monday announced a technology partnership with caller ID platform Truecaller. Route Mobile provides cloud communication platform service to enterprises, over-the-top (“OTT”) players, and mobile network operators. With the new partnership, Route Mobile will provide enhanced business identification services to enterprises…

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Route Mobile Limited and Truecaller announces a technology partnership | #phishing | #scams

Route Mobile Limited (“Route Mobile”), one of the leading cloud communication platform service providers to enterprises, over-the-top (“OTT”) players, and mobile network operators, today announced a technology partnership with Truecaller, the world’s most trusted and accurate Caller ID and telephone search engine. This agreement allows Route Mobile to provide enhanced…

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How safe are we from social engineers? | #phishing | #scams

MEHENAZ SULTANA | Published: June 21, 2021 15:38:35 With Disney’s new series ‘Loki’ trending, women and men have started to voice out their wish for a fictional character to be real. Understandably enough, no one pauses to think how the influence, if not the charm, of the ‘god of mischief’…

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Amazon Prime Day is tomorrow, BBB sends warning about shopping scams – WEAR | #phishing | #scams

Amazon Prime Day is tomorrow, BBB sends warning about shopping scams  WEAR BBB Scam Alert: Watch Out for Online Shopping Scams on Prime Day  WHNT News 19 BBB warns of Amazon Prime Day scams  KSTP Tips to protect yourself from potential Prime Day scams  Valley News Live BBB Alert: Watch out for online shopping…

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Police raid hotel room and arrest man suspected of sending 26,000 ‘phishing’ text messages in a single day | #phishing | #scams

Police busted a suspected scammer thought to have sent out 26,000 texts in a single day claiming to be from delivery giant Hermes. Greater Manchester Police officers swooped in on a city centre hotel room on Thursday afternoon (17th June) after staff reported suspicious activity. Staff also reported seeing a…

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6/15 Phishing Alerts: Subjects – “Green dot” or “support team” | #phishing | #scams

The UW–Madison Office of Cybersecurity is aware of 2 active phishing campaigns on campus in which attackers impersonates UW–Madison employee support units. The campaigns’ email messages ask recipients to click a link to visit a fake COVID-19 benefits site, promising $2,300 in financial assistance. Two such campaigns have been reported…

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The hidden technology behind tax phishing | #phishing | #scams

Tax phishing scams are incredibly common in the UK, so much so that HMRC publishes a guide of the most common types. While they appear most often around key tax deadlines (e.g., January self-assessment, corporate filing in March) they can happen year-round. About the author Richard Meeus is Director of…

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