Brand Protection

Charity Scams – The Evil Side of Good Will

Charity scams are a serious problem in Australia and around the world. With costs reaching into the tens of thousands, it sometimes seems little can be done to prevent the betrayal of people’s trust by heartless fraudsters. But that is not the case; there are warning signs and precautionary measures that can be taken to [...]
date:  Mar 20, 2020 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  Brand Protection Read More
Why do I need Cyber Security Awareness Training for my employees?

Why do I need Cyber Security Awareness Training for my employees?

Recent research shows that human error is responsible for more than 90% of data breaches. 90%. Let that sink in for a minute. For any business, large or small, that’s a pretty frightening statistic. No organization is immune to the risk of a cyber-attack. A social engineering scam needs only one thing to be successful, […]

date:  Dec 06, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Malware, Phishing, Security Awareness, Uncategorised, Vishing Read More

What is Pharming? and How to Reduce Your Risk

Also known as “phishing without a lure”, the term pharming is derived from a combination of “phishing” and “farming” and is a form of social engineering cyberattack. Where phishing works by redirecting web traffic to a specially created, fraudulent website designed to very accurately mimic the appearance of a legitimate site, a pharming attack doesn’t […]

date:  Nov 23, 2019 comments:  0
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Phishing Attack Trends for 2019

Phishing Attack Trends for 2019

Phishing Attacks impersonate organizations or businesses through phishing emails and fake websites. The criminals who engage in phishing attacks seek access to private and sensitive information, like login credentials, credit card details, and social security numbers.  Every year, fraudsters get smarter and their techniques become more sophisticated. By constantly changing their tactics, they continue to […]

date:  May 31, 2019 comments:  0
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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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Malware Detection - 6 Basic Steps You Can Do Today

Malware Detection – 6 Basic Steps You Can Do Today

When a customer goes into a store or restaurant, most don’t imagine ending up as part of a malware attack. Yet, cyber-attacks are quite common. According to Inc., in the past 12 months, over 50% of all small to medium-sized businesses experienced a cybersecurity breach. In 2018, a malware attack on Chili’s restaurants left customers’ credit card […]

date:  Apr 10, 2019 comments:  0
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What is Anti-Malware?

What is Anti-Malware? Do You Need Anti-Malware Protection?

Cyber threats have become an ever-present part of modern life. From high-profile corporations to small companies, no business or organization is immune to these threats. Consequently, protecting your company is now a regular cost of doing business. What kinds of threats are we talking about? Here are some examples:  Over the past few years, London’s […]

date:  Apr 08, 2019 comments:  0
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13 Social Media Security Best Practices

13 Social Media Security Best Practices

When you first think of social media threats, what most people might point out are trolls, fake accounts, and fake followers via purchased services, or maybe the “fake news” accusations flying about everywhere. What’s often overlooked in social media security, though, is how it can be used to harm organizations and their customers via threats […]

date:  Jan 18, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Security Awareness, Social Media Read More
What is Online Brand Protection?

What is Online Brand Protection? Brand Protection Tips & Tools

Companies can spend decades building a vibrant, engaged, and trusted brand—all to have it devastated and stripped away in mere moments by the fallout of online fraud. In this era of identity theft, data hacks, and virtual crime, your customers trust you to protect their private information and go above-and-beyond to defend them from being […]

date:  Jan 10, 2019 comments:  0
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