Brand Abuse

Diving Into The Deep Dark Web Part 3. Common Threats You Will Face

Many people have heard about the dark web, but only a small percentage of internet users scratch the surface. It’s a mysterious place on the world wide web that contains every kind of content you can think of under the sun. Unfortunately, it includes a plethora of cyber threats and other illegal activities. We talked […]

date:  Jun 11, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  Active Scams, All, Brand Abuse, Security Awareness Read More

Diving Into The Deep Dark Web Part 1. Defining The Difference

The internet is no longer a novelty but acts as a necessary part of daily life in today’s digitally-driven world. Even non-tech-savvy people surf the web, and while it’s true that search engines are like rabbit holes that lead you to a virtual wonderland, most only scratch the surface. But what if you go deeper […]

date:  Jun 11, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  Active Scams, All, Brand Abuse, Security Awareness Read More

Beware! Cybercriminals May Be Stealing Your Business Data

As your business grows, its risk of being affected by cybercrime also increases. Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for their next victims, and without proper precautions, you will find out it’s all too late. It is important to learn how to prevent cybercriminals from stealing crucial data from your business. It is every business […]

date:  Jun 07, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  Active Scams, All, Brand Abuse, Security Awareness Read More

Increasing Scams Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cybercriminals are going to great lengths to make as much profit as possible using the COVID-19 pandemic as a lure. Some of these attempts leverage off popular media streaming services and the retail industry. Here are some examples of these scams and tips on how to avoid being scammed. The COVID-19 pandemic is currently affecting […]

date:  Apr 24, 2020 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Brand Abuse Read More

Superannuation fraud in the era of the COVID-19

The Australian government, and many other governments around the world, have recently announced initiatives to allow those in financial hardship to get early access to some of their superannuation funds with little or no tax. This initiative is very attractive to cyber criminals looking to scam their way into people’s retirement funds. It is no […]

date:  Apr 06, 2020 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection Read More
FraudWatch International Image Recognition Technology

FraudWatch International Combats Brand Abuse with Image Recognition

FraudWatch International has made significant headway in its R&D labs with real-time, high-velocity image recognition scanning. So far it has yielded encouraging results around accuracy of brand detection from a huge volume of data sources and across multiple brands. Image Recognition Simply stated, image recognition is the ability to detect an image. Basically, image recognition […]

date:  Apr 12, 2019 comments:  0
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What is Vishing?

What is Vishing? Voice Phishing Scams Explained & How to Prevent Them

There’s good news and bad news. The good news: advances in technology have changed our lives in many positive ways. The bad news: crooks keep pace with technological innovations and adjust their scams accordingly. One of the many technology-based criminal scams is ‘vishing’. What is vishing? The word ‘vishing’ is a combination of ‘voice’ and […]

date:  Feb 26, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Phishing, Vishing Read More
What is Mobile App Security?

What is Mobile App Security? (Including 8 Application Security Tips)

What is mobile application security? Mobile app security is the measure and means of defending mobile device apps from digital fraud in the form of malware, hacking, and other criminal manipulation. Mobile app security can be implemented by both technological means alongside personal responses and corporate processes intended to safeguard digital integrity on mobile devices. […]

date:  Feb 05, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Malware, Mobile Apps, Security Awareness Read More
The Evolution of Financial Crime in the Dark Web

The Evolution of Financial Crime in the Dark Web

The Dark Web is Empowering Financial Crime Financial fraud and digital economic attacks are occurring more than ever thanks to the rise of new technologies and the Dark Web—the portion of the internet unavailable through traditional browsers and only accessible via specific protocols and encrypted networks. Financial crime is hardly new, but this online underbelly […]

date:  Nov 02, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Malware, Phishing Read More