Brand Abuse

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
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The Critical Cybersecurity Element Most Companies Overlook

The Critical Cybersecurity Element Most Companies Overlook

Throughout Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it might be easy to believe you’ve heard everything there is to know about protecting your business’ virtual assets. After all, in this age of identity theft and corporate data breaches, many companies have invested heavily in defending their internal networks and virtual infrastructures from hackers, malware, viruses, and other cybersecurity […]

date:  Oct 26, 2018 comments:  0
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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
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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
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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
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Taking Down Phishing in Banking

How Does Phishing Work? Phishing is an attack method used by cyber-criminals to covertly obtain the personal identity data and credentials of consumers through the use of social engineering and employment of malicious software. Social engineering methods deceive recipients into disclosing their credentials (such as usernames and passwords) and/or other personal data by using emails […]

date:  Feb 23, 2018 comments:  0
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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
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Saving Face on Social Media

The rise of social media has been fast and furious and many businesses benefit greatly from having a social media presence.  With the click of a mouse or tap of a smartphone, customers can find out about the latest offers or new products that a retailer is spruiking and make an online purchase on the […]

date:  Dec 19, 2017 comments:  0
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