Technology-Facilitated Abuse (TFA)

Inhuman Attackers! What Are Bots?

Inhuman Attackers! What Are Bots? A Kaspersky Insight Bots Everywhere! A ‘bot’ – short for robot – is a software program that performs automated, repetitive, pre-defined tasks. Bots typically imitate or replace human user behavior. Because they are automated, they operate much faster than human users. They carry out useful functions, such as customer service or indexing search engines, but they can also come in the form of [...]

Real Fake – A Graphic Novel from CISA

Real Fake - A Graphic Novel from CISA "Deep Fakes" and advanced technology Impersonations Developed by the United States Cybercrime & Infrastructure Security Agency SCARS is an official crime victims' assistance partner of CISA Real Fake The first graphic novel in US DHS CISA’s Resilience Series communicates the dangers and risks associated with dis- and misinformation through fictional stories that are inspired by real-world events. Readers follow protagonists [...]

Authorized Push Payment Fraud (APP Fraud)

Authorized Push Payment Fraud (APP Fraud) The Fastest Form Of Payment Scams Convenience & Instant Criminality! What Is Authorized Push Payment Fraud (APP Fraud)? Essentially, This Is When Scammers Convince A Customer To Transfer Money To Them Via An Instant Payment It is a form of fraud in which victims are manipulated into making real-time payments to fraudsters, typically by social engineering attacks involving impersonation. As of 2019 [...]