Scammers Leverage Contact Tracing Measures, FTC Warns

Scammers Leverage Contact Tracing Measures, FTC Warns

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a warning Tuesday regarding the way scammers could take advantage of contact tracing to steal personal information. A key strategy for preventing further spread of ...
COVID-19

Businesses Underestimate COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

COVID-19 has been impacting the world for at least five months, and cybercriminals have not let up in their attempts to manipulate the crisis for their own gain. For example, in the ...
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COVID-19 Scam Roundup – April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Scam Roundup – April 27, 2020

The coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) scam onslaught continues. Per Threatpost, digital attackers ramped up their activity over Q1 2020 to the extent that they were sending approximately 1.5 million coronavirus-themed attack emails by ...
trucking

Trucking Companies: The New Target for Scammers

In the wake of COVID-19, the trucking industry has seen a marked increase in fraud and scams. Here’s what’s going on The dangers of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic don’t end at ...
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bots

Radware Report: Malicious Bots More Human-Like

A report published by Radware finds well over half (58%) of the malicious bots tracked in February by the provider of IT security platforms can now mimic human behavior. Ben Zilberman, head ...
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Another Marriott Data Breach, Zoom-Bombing, Economic Stimulus Scams

In episode 115 for April 6th 2020: The latest on yet another Marriott data breach, what you need to know about Zoom-Bombing and other Zoom privacy concerns, and new warnings about US ...
Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Department of Justice goes after scammers exploiting Coronavirus pandemic

Due to the troublesome spread of coronavirus-themed scams and malware attacks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched a nationwide campaign to detect, inhibit and punish any fraudulent or malicious online activity ...
Qualys

For Coronavirus, Take Care of Personal and Cyber Hygiene

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to impact the globe in an unprecedented fashion, shutting down schools, cities and even entire countries. The novelty of this situation is spreading fear and uncertainty worldwide, ...
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Cybercriminals move quickly in UK to abuse distress over Coronavirus pandemic

Cybercriminals move quickly in UK to abuse distress over Coronavirus pandemic

According to the UK’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFBI), criminals were quick to latch on to news of the novel Coronavirus outbreak, swindling £970,000 out of the pockets of UK citizens since ...
Flattening the curve: E-commerce is thriving and here’s what you need to consider

Flattening the curve: E-commerce is thriving and here’s what you need to consider

The practice of social distancing has already influenced our shopping patterns, as more and more consumers turn to the usage of e-commerce to fulfill their everyday needs. A recent study by TransUnion ...