As dating apps experience a boom amid COVID-19, losses to romance scams soar too
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The vaccination push provides a vital shot in the arm for the world’s battle against the pandemic, but it's also a topic ripe for exploitation by fraudsters and purveyors of misinformation
Here’s how to spot scams where criminals use deceptive text messages to hook and reel in their marks
Fraudsters are quick to exploit current events for their own gain, but many schemes do the rounds regardless of what’s making the news. Here are 5 common scams you should look out for.
In one scheme, shoppers ordering gadgets or gym equipment are in for a rude surprise – they receive disposable face masks instead
As you rush to buy something for your mom, con artists will be trying to make a dent in your wallet. Here are some common types of fraud to look out for not only this Mother's Day.
Scams demanding bitcoin on pain of infecting you with the coronavirus gain their fair share of shine among schemes with a thin veneer of plausibility
The median loss to fraudulent schemes that exploit the global health crisis is almost US$600
From malware-laden emails to fake donations, these are some of the most common cons you should watch out for amid the public health crisis
ESET Chief Security Evangelist Tony Anscombe sat down with us to share his insights on how to avoid falling prey to online fraud
WhatsApp also emerges as a favorite target for brand impersonation amid a general spike in social media phishing
As the teams prepare to battle it out on the gridiron, fraudsters are waiting to intercept your funds
Cybercriminals are putting a new twist on an old trick
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner and scammers are gearing up to flood you with bogus offers
Up to 30 percent of romance fraud victims in 2018 are estimated to have been used as money mules
ESET researchers discover fraudulent schemes piggybacking on the popularity of the face-modifying tool FaceApp, using a fake “Pro” version of the application as a lure
Roses are red, violets are blue, watch out for these scams or it may happen to you
What are the emotional triggers and errors in judgment that make you fall victim to scammers?
The international effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes also resulted in the seizure of nearly $2.4 million and the recovery of around $14 million in fraudulent wire transfers
Whether travelling to enjoy the matches in person, or watching from home, fans should be on the lookout for foul play