TagCyber fraud

Contractor recruitment fraud: How to protect your agency


Contractor recruitment fraud is a long-running scam that preys on temporary work agencies, and unfortunately, it's still thriving in 2023. Fraudsters posing as legitimate clients and contractors work together to defraud recruitment agencies out of thousands of pounds, sometimes even reaching six-figure values

Domain Name System changer functionality used in a new cyber scam


Kaspersky has reported the presence of a malicious cyber campaign that it once found in 2018. It has reported that the Roaming Mantis campaign has raised its head again. Not only has it raised its head, it is now using the Domain Name System (DNS) changer functionality to target the victims.

5 fraudulent domain names detected every second


Fraudulent domain names are a nuisance every IT personal faces. However, do you have any idea about the total number of all fraudulent domain names? A report by Akamai claims the number to be at 79 million! The report states that Akamai processed 13 million fraudulent domain names every month in the first half of 2022. This turns out to be close to 5 fraudulent domain names per second! Akamai was...

Impact of a single alphabet difference in the domain name


How much difference can a single letter in a domain name have? If you consider the recent case of the City of Liberty Hill, the answer is tremendous.  The City of Liberty Hill has been the victim of two cyber scams. Both of these cyber scams included the exchange of money online. The victim received emails from the fraudulent email Ids, disguised as the original one. The fake email Id asked for a...

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