Tag: fraud

Multifaceted Email Ransomware Campaign Currently Underway

What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that makes your computer or its files unusable unless you pay a fee. Recent Campaigns The first method uses a fake email that claims to be from eBay, with a common subject line ‘Your invoice for eBay purchases (098871971234567#)’. The ‘click’ link leads to […]

Increase in online credit card fraud

According to the new finding by The Australian Payments Network in its annual fraud data report, online credit card fraud increased significantly in 2016 with criminals netting $417.6 million, up from $363 million in 2015. Other key findings included the overall amount of fraud on Australian cards cost $534 million, up from $461 million last […]