‘Tis the season to avoid getting played by scammers hijacking Twitter accounts and promoting fake offers for PlayStation 5 consoles and other red-hot products
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From cybercriminal evergreens like phishing to the verification badge scam, we look at the most common tactics fraudsters use to trick their victims
Most people are fans of the convenience Amazon brings to online shopping, and that’s precisely what cybercriminals are betting on.
With vacations in full swing, cybercriminals will be looking to scam vacationers looking for that perfect accommodation.
Are you on Facebook? So are scammers. Here are some of the most common con jobs on Facebook you should watch out for and how you can tell if you’re being scammed.
From knock-off designer products to too-good-to-be-true job offers, here are five common schemes fraudsters use to trick teenagers out of their money and sensitive data
Con artists use social media to find and target victims for various nefarious ends, including to extort relatives of missing persons
Money doesn’t buy you happiness – cryptocurrency doesn’t buy you a genuine COVID-19 vaccine
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
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