Phishing

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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What is a phishing attack?

What is a Phishing Attack?

Every day, email inboxes fill up with annoying, unwanted messages. However, some of these junk messages are malicious. By using phishing emails, texts, or social media posts that lead to phishing sites, fraudsters attempt to deceive you into revealing your personal and sensitive information – bank account numbers, credit card info, Social Security number, or login IDs, usernames, […]

date:  May 21, 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? Impersonating a person or legitimate business to scam people […]

date:  Feb 26, 2019 comments:  0
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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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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
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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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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
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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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