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Covid-19-related frauds to shield yourself from

The threat of getting infected with the covid-19 virus is topmost on most people’s minds. But that’s not the only threat you need to keep yourself safe from. Cybercriminals are using newer ways to defraud mobile phone and computer users, using covid-19 as a cover.

April 15, 2020 : Live Mint

By |2020-07-02T14:32:27+00:00April 15th, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Covid-19-related frauds to shield yourself from

Americans have lost $13.4 million to fraud linked to Covid-19

Americans have lost $13.4 million to coronavirus-related fraud since the beginning of the year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The figure is based on 18,235 reports related to Covid-19 that the agency has received from consumers since Jan. 1, according to a blog post published Wednesday by Paul Witt, lead data analyst in the FTC’s Division of Consumer Response and Operations.

April 15, 2020 : CNBC

By |2020-07-02T14:32:34+00:00April 15th, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Americans have lost $13.4 million to fraud linked to Covid-19

Threat Intel | Cyber Attacks Leveraging the COVID-19/CoronaVirus Pandemic

In mid-April, we observed a short-lived COVID-themed ransomware attack. Spam email messages, containing COVID-themed malicious word documents were used to drop a ransomware payload based on HiddenTear (open source ransomware)...

April 14, 2020 : Sentinel Labs

By |2020-07-02T14:32:41+00:00April 14th, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Threat Intel | Cyber Attacks Leveraging the COVID-19/CoronaVirus Pandemic

BEC Scammers Embrace Coronavirus Opportunity

B2B payments are far from immune to fraud, and in this week’s B2B Data Digest, the business email compromise (BEC) scam reigns. The European Union’s law enforcement agency Europol recently issued a warning of how cybercriminals and other fraudsters are adjusting their strategies to take advantage of the current climate uncertainty stemming from the coronavirus.

April 13, 2020 : PYMNTS

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FBI Expects a Rise in Scams Involving Cryptocurrency Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

People of all ages, including the elderly, are being victimized by criminals through cryptocurrency-related fraud schemes. Developments in cryptocurrency technology and an increasing number of businesses accepting it as payment have driven the growing popularity and accessibility of cryptocurrency. There are not only numerous virtual asset service providers online but also thousands of cryptocurrency kiosks located throughout the world which are exploited by criminals to facilitate their schemes. Many traditional financial crimes and money laundering schemes are now orchestrated via cryptocurrencies.

April 13, 2020 : FBI

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