Elderly men and women were the main targets of the romance scams operated by the fraudsters. The post Victims duped out of US$1.8 million by BEC and Romance scam ring appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
As deepfakes become indistinguishable from reality and the potential for the misuse of synthetic content is virtually endless, what can you do to avoid falling victim to deepfake fraud? The post Deepfakes – the bot made me do it appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Most people are fans of the convenience Amazon brings to online shopping, and that’s precisely what cybercriminals are betting on. The post Watch out for these scams targeting Amazon customers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Are you on Facebook? So are scammers. Here are some of the most common con jobs on Facebook you should watch out for and how you can tell if you’re being scammed. The post Common Facebook scams and how to avoid them appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
From knock-off designer products to too-good-to-be-true job offers, here are five common schemes fraudsters use to trick teenagers out of their money and sensitive data The post 5 common scams targeting teens – and how to stay safe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Here’s how easily your phone number could be stolen, why a successful SIM swap scam is only the beginning of your problems, and how you can avoid becoming a victim of the attack The post I hacked my friend’s website after a SIM swap attack appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Online dating scams often follow the same script – here’s what senior citizens should watch out for and how their younger relatives can help them avoid falling victim The post Rom‑con: How romance fraud targets older people and how to avoid it appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
How many times can we say that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will NOT email or telephone you? We will say it again. If you receive a telephone call, email or...