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Scammers see opportunity with coronavirus, stealing USD 1.1 mln from victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Mar 2020

Fast-moving fraudsters have exploited the coronavirus to scam more than USD 1 million from victims who were fearful about the growing pandemic.

coronavirus, scammers, victims, malware, payments, Interpol, bank accounts, fraudulent cash, fraud, cybercriminals

FBI reveals report of top countries which are cybercrime victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Feb 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Report for 2019 has revealed that India stands third in the world among top 20 countries that are victims of internet crimes. 

India, cybercrime, victims, FBI, UK, Canada, internet crimes, scams, fraud, criminals, fraudulent actions, pharming

Buguroo warns about malicious apps in Google Play

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Jan 2020

Buguroo has warned consumers about three malicious applications that are currently available through Google Play.

Buguroo, malicious apps, Google Play, malware, fraud, personal data, passwords, identity, hackers, victims

British banks failing to hit fraud check deadline, say MPs

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Nov 2019

British banks that fail to meet a deadline for introducing tougher fraud checks have been urged by MPs to act.

British banks, APP, fraud prevention, UK, authorised push payments, money transfers, scam victims

HSBC reveals ATM update to make it harder for fraudsters to steal

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jun 2019

HSBC has rolled out new technology by introducing ATM dispensers, in a bit to make it harder for scammers to steal cash and to protect users.

HSBC, ATM, fraudsters, steal, cash, cash trapping, scams, ATM dispensers, fraud, criminals, UK, losses, transactions, victims

FBI seeks information from victims of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jun 2019

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questionnaire to aid with its investigation.

FBI, victims, QuadrigaCX, cryptocurrency, exchange, Canada, ID, verification, transactions, wallet, bank accounts, US, cold wallets, private keys, fraud

Google removes fake crypto wallets from its Play Store

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2019

A new ESET report has confirmed that at least two fake cryptocurrency wallets were available for download on the Google Play Store.

Google, fake, cryptocurrency, wallets, Play Store, mobile wallet, ESET, currency. Crypto assets, mobile application, scam, fraud, fraudsters, victims, personal information, phishing, attacks, hardware wallet, tokens

Crypto scams triple, with GBP 27 mln total cost to victims

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 May 2019

Investment scams involving cryptocurrencies trading have tripled in a year, with the average victim losing GBP 14,600, as per UK-based Financial Conduct Authority.

cryptocurrency, scams, victims, money loss, trading, UK, FCA, fraud, crypto assets, investments, fraudsters, profit, customers, bank accounts

TSB thinks of a refund guarantee for fraud victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Apr 2019

TSB has planned to unveil a ‘fraud refund guarantee’ in order to ensure its 5.2 million customers are reimbursed in full if they are an innocent victim of a scam.

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