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3 Ways a Rogue Mobile App can Harm Your Brand

3 Ways a Rogue Mobile App can Harm Your Brand

“There’s an app for that.” How many times have you heard that phrase? Mobile apps are ubiquitous, having become an essential part of almost every aspect of our lives. They store our private data. They track our children. They monitor our homes. They analyze our fitness vitals, down to our literal pulses. We download them […]

date:  Oct 19, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Mobile Apps Read More
Crypto Currency Exchanges - A Goldmine for Hackers

Cryptocurrency Exchanges – A Goldmine for Hackers

The world of the Blockchain and cryptocurrencies is upon us.  Blockchain is a technology that amongst other things helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions.  Most people these days have heard of the cryptocurrency called Bitcoin and many have bought or traded in this new digital currency.  There are no real Bitcoins – […]

date:  Oct 05, 2018 comments:  0
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Stop Phishing Emails in Their Tracks

Stop Phishing Emails in Their Tracks

The online threat landscape is continually evolving, and none more rapidly than phishing attacks. Cybercriminals continue to design new and more effective email phishing scams, tricking unsuspecting victims into releasing sensitive personal information and transferring money to fraudulent accounts. Spear phishing is a slightly different, but equally effective variation on the phishing email, most often […]

date:  Aug 24, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, DMARC, Phishing, Security Awareness, Uncategorised Read More
The Value of a Fast Takedown | FraudWatch International

The Value of a Fast Takedown

When your business has been the target of a cyber-attack, you want the illegal content to be removed from the web as quickly as possible.  FraudWatch International is up to the task.  We provide the fastest site takedown times in the industry for phishing, malware, social media, mobile apps, and brand abuse.  This means that […]

date:  Aug 10, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Industry News, Malware, Mobile Apps, Phishing, Social Media, Uncategorised Read More
Protecting Your Business in 2018

Protecting your business in 2018: 5 tips to ensure your business is cyber secure

Predictions from 2017 indicate an increase in the number of security breaches facing organizations globally. Leading on from some of the more notable cyber-attacks in 2017, cybersecurity experts anticipate more sophisticated threats targeting weak spots in organizations’ security processes in 2018. It’s time to be proactive about your business’ cyber security. It is no longer enough to […]

date:  Aug 02, 2018 comments:  0
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The rise of the fraudulent mobile app

The rise of the fraudulent mobile app: How to protect your brand and business

Mobile apps are where e-commerce dollars are at right now, and fraudsters are taking notice. Industry reports indicate that fraudulent transactions from mobile apps have increased by a whopping 300% since 2015. In this article we take a look at fraudulent apps, their distribution and the danger they pose to your customers, and how you […]

date:  Jul 19, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Malware, Mobile Apps, Uncategorised Read More

Why every business should implement DMARC

What is DMARC? DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) is a validation system for email, which allows email spoofing to be detected and prevented.  It provides unprecedented visibility into legitimate and fraudulent mail sent using a company’s domain names.  DMARC is built on top of two existing email standards: SPF (Sender Policy Framework) and […]

date:  Jul 12, 2018 comments:  0
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CEO Fraud: The Biggest Concerns for Businesses and How to Prevent It

CEO Fraud: The Biggest Concerns for Businesses and How to Prevent It

Your Company Is Vulnerable In the digital age, many businesses are concerned about data breaches. Considering that firms in every industry have become victims of hack attacks, this is a genuine concern. However, your company is probably even more susceptible to CEO fraud, because it doesn’t require elaborate hacking skills to pull off this kind of […]

date:  May 07, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Expert Explanations Archives, Phishing, Social Media Read More
Tax Time is Coming and So Are the Scams

Tax Time is Coming and so are the Scams

A Look into Vishing Scams on the Rise In today’s world of online communications there are a number of associated threats. You may think that using an “old-fashioned” way of contacting someone, like a phone call, would be safer. Unfortunately, whilst email scams are still a substantial money earner for cyber-criminals, phone scams are growing […]

date:  Feb 01, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Phishing, Vishing Read More