Elderly men and women were the main targets of the romance scams operated by the fraudsters.
As deepfakes become indistinguishable from reality and the potential for the misuse of synthetic content is virtually endless, what can you do to avoid falling victim to deepfake fraud?
Most people are fans of the convenience Amazon brings to online shopping, and that’s precisely what cybercriminals are betting on.
Here’s how easily your phone number could be stolen, why a successful SIM swap scam is only the beginning of your problems, and how you can avoid becoming a victim of the attack
All that glitters is not gold – look out for fake celebrity endorsements and other con jobs that aren’t going out of fashion any time soon
Nearly half of reported cybercrime losses in 2020 were the result of BEC fraud, according to an FBI report
As dating apps experience a boom amid COVID-19, losses to romance scams soar too
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.
The scam starts with a text warning victims of suspicious activity on their accounts
Is the message real or fake? Take our Phishing Derby quiz to find out how much you know about phishing.
Here’s what to know about attacks where a fraudster has your number, literally and otherwise
The Federal Reserve looks at ways to counter what is thought to be the fastest-growing type of financial crime in the United States
The giveaway scheme uses the tech titan’s name as part of Bitcoin addresses for extra credibility
The unsolicited phone calls tout everything from miracle cures to financial relief – here's how you can stay safe
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.
The email includes the potential victim’s password as evidence of a hack, but there is more than meets the eye
What is CEO fraud, why is it so prevalent, and how can organizations recognize and defend themselves against these scams?
ESET Chief Security Evangelist Tony Anscombe sat down with us to share his insights on how to avoid falling prey to online fraud
With tax season – and tax scams – in full swing, here’s how fraudsters can steal your tax refund, and how you can avoid becoming a victim