According to the Federal Trade Commission’s Report, from January 1st through April 15th, Americans have reported losing $13.44 million dollars to fraud and they’ve received 18,235 reports related to COVID-19. To avoid coronavirus scams, it’s crucial to understand and identify the red flags and behaviors of “fear scammers.”
When an incident or disaster occurs, security and fraud investigators go to work. They must be able to rely on innovative processes and tools that allow them to swiftly locate and analyze the information needed to determine the proper resolution or action. Credit unions need intuitive solutions that can be leveraged across multiple departments in a moment's notice to be more efficient and effective in today’s challenging environment.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has posted a Public Service Announcement (PSA) noting that the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has seen an increase in reports of online extortion scams during the current "stay-at-home" orders due to the COVID-19 crisis.
With COVID-19 lockdown measures in place throughout the globe, online shopping has soared and along with it, credit card skimming. According to Malwarebytes data, web skimming increased by 26 percent in March over the previous month.
The FBI Charlotte, N.C. office is warning social media users to pay close attention to the information they share online. A number of trending social media topics seem like fun games, but can reveal answers to very common password retrieval security questions, says the FBI, as fraudsters can leverage this personal information to reset account passwords and gain access to once-protected data and accounts.
Internet-enabled crimes and scams show no signs of letting up, according to data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in its 2019 Internet Crime Report.
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and enterprise security's response. How has the pandemic changed business continuity plans, and what lessons have been learned? Also this month, we profile Chris Hallenbeck, CISO at Tanium, his view on metrics and information security. In addition, security experts discuss video analytics, how to make AI work within your cyber strategy and more.