Articles with the tag fraud are listed below.
Increasingly individuals are being encouraged, usually through an Email or SMS, to sign into a commonly used service (for example their Apple or Google accounts) and the login page is a fake. If you enter your details you will find your account has been compromised as your logon details are passed on to someone else. Here we explain about this kind of attack, what to do to avoid it and what to do if you have fallen victim to it.
5 Aug 2016 • 50 views
"Man in the Middle" attacks are on the rise with fraudsters making a B line straight to your financial staff. Have you got measures in place to defend against this type of fraud?
14 Jan 2016 • 50 views
Those keen to get you to divulge your personal/financial information are always looking for new ways to get you reading and responding to their E-mails. Spam filters do a great job and will block the majority of spam and fake messages but inevitably some still gets through. Here we explain some of the things to look for to help you spot the fake messages from the genuine.
15 Jul 2014 • 50 views
Fraudsters are constantly looking for new ways to get you to part with your money and one common trick is to call claiming to be from Microsoft or Apple and to help you fix a "problem" on your computer. Find out more about they are up to and how to avoid being caught out.
12 Feb 2014 • 50 views
For those who are late to class "phishing" is the use of fraudulent (but plausible looking) emails and websites which try to persuade the gullible to hand over their bank or credit card details to criminals.ï¿½ Here we briefly explain how to recognise the phishing attempts and you need to be doing to prevent them getting to you.
2 Sep 2013 • 50 views