Banks are being urged to step up to the plate and to “work together to tackle this problem head on”, as their response has been found to be disproportionate to the scale of the problem.
In a world where money is often represented as numbers moving from one place to another, the difference between types of payment cards may seem a bit nebulous.
ESET's Miguel Ángel Mendoza looks at why combining technology with standards could combat fraud.
Be wary of CEO fraud, a modern take on deception specifically designed to trick you into doing something that you think you have permission to do.
A malware family that primarily targets Linux-based consumer routers but that can infect other Linux-based embedded systems in its path: Dissecting Linux/Moose.
Nearly a quarter of digital advert impressions are faked, according to a new study. This advertising fraud is set to cost advertisers $6.3 billion in the next year, reports Channel Eye.
Job centers across the United Kingdom are due to get a technological makeover, courtesy of biometric and signature recognition pads, reports IT Pro Portal.
Fidelity National Financial has been contacting an "undisclosed number of individuals", notifying them that a selection of personal data may have been exposed after some of the Fortune 500 company's employees had their email accounts targeted by a phishing campaign, SC Magazine reports.
President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to increase security on federal credit cards, and has urged retailers and banks to do similar to combat identify fraud, reports Reuters.
Your home may be your castle, but on social networks, your friends are your perimeter. Will they enclose and protect your personal data?
One of the support scam sites used to mislead victims may be down, but the scam definitely isn’t about to go away.
The never-ending Windows support scam often misrepresents obsolete MS-DOS utilities. But three simple rules will bypass most of that social engineering.
Filing your taxes on April 15? What if someone has already filed “your” income tax return? Sadly, this can happen, and it does happen, all too often. Here's why, and what you can do about it.
My colleagues at ESET Ireland, report that an all-too-familiar scam is currently hitting Irish mailboxes. I’ve talked about it at some length here previously – for instance here and here – but here’s a quick summary. Someone, apparently someone you know (a friend or a family member) contacts you to tell you that they’ve been
Below, you can see the textual part of a bank phishing email I received today (it also contained a Smile logo, which was the only graphical content). Here’s the message text from the phishing email: Dear Account Holder, Do you know that with Smile Internet banking, you can eliminate the cost of receiving and transferring
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York filed an indictment against two defendants allegedly involved in an ATM skimming operation that resulted in the loss of over $3 million from 6000 bank accounts.
Many of us now buy goods and services online for the convenience and savings. The experts at ESET put together this guide to safer online shopping so you get the goods you want, and no nasty surprises. Tune your shopping machine Like the tune-up your car gets before a long drive, your laptop may need
Tempted to invest in colour diamonds or collectible bottles of wine? That irresistible offer could be a boiler room scam.
How many image files do you have on your computer? Would you be happy to send them all to a stranger? How about the photos on your smartphone? These are some of the questions I pondered this past weekend in light of several seemingly unrelated events from the previous week. (As a random data point,
A paper for the Cybercrime Forensics Education and Training Conference looking at forensic issues that arose during our research into Tech Support Scams.