Malware

TrickBot – Today’s Top Banking Trojan

TrickBot, a banking trojan that has been infecting victims since 2016, is considered by many cybersecurity experts to be one of the top threats targeting businesses. So far, TrickBot has compromised over 250 million email accounts. TrickBot usually propagates via spear phishing emails; typically, using weaponized Microsoft Word or Excel attachments, pretending to be invoices [...]
date:  Jan 30, 2020 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  Expert Explanations, Malware Read More

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
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 cyber security breach. In 2018, a malware attack on Chili’s restaurants left customers’ credit […]

date:  Apr 10, 2019 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Malware Read More
What is Anti-Malware?

What is Anti-Malware?

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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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
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 Read More
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What is Ransomware? + 11 Bonus Ransomware Protection Tips

With the WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks that crippled thousands of organisations around the world, FraudWatch International felt it was worthwhile to recap some of the steps both individuals and businesses can take to protect against ransomware attacks. In this article, we will give you an understanding on what Ransomware is, detail some of the […]

date:  Jul 31, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  Malware Read More
The rise of the fraudulent mobile app

The rise of the fraudulent fake 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/ fake apps, their distribution and the danger they pose to your customers, and how […]

date:  Jul 19, 2018 comments:  0
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