Scattered Canary – The Evolution Of A West African Cybercriminal Organization

Scattered Canary - The Evolution Of A West African Cybercriminal Organization The Evolution and Inner Workings of a West African Cybercriminal Startup Turned BEC Enterprise An Agari Special Report Scattered Canary - A West African Criminal Enterprise These scammers have ripped off as much as $36B in unemployment benefits in 2020 alone! In a first, Agari has cataloged the evolution of a Nigerian cybercriminal organization from its emergence [...]

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 8 – Who Is Responsible? – Updated

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 8 - Who Is Responsible? Who Is Responsible For Scamming? We constantly hear from victims that say that someone (pick a person) is responsible for global scamming! Unfortunately, yes, there are many who are responsible and some who are not. Let's Look At The Genesis Of Global Online Fraud It all starts (basically) with the Advance Fee Fraud known as 419 - "419" refers to the section of the Nigerian Criminal [...]

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 9 – Victims Are Stupid?

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 9 - Victims Are Stupid? Actually, yes, scam victims may have done something dumb, but they are almost never stupid! In fact, the vast majority of romance scams victims are above average intelligence It'S Fair To Wonder, Who Falls For This Stuff? "That's the magic question," asked Marti DeLiema, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University's Center on Longevity who focuses on financial fraud. "The answer is, there's no easy answer." from [...]

FBI Protected Voices – Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams [VIDEO]

FBI Protected Voices - Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams [VIDEO] An informative official FBI video about Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams. This was created during the 2020 election campaign period but applied to all BEC scams. It shows techniques and precautions a business can take. See More SCARS Videos on YouTube TAGS: SCARS, Information About Scams, Anti-Scam, Scams, Scammers, Fraudsters, Cybercrime, [...]

Business E-Mail Compromise Scam Warning

Business E-Mail Compromise Scam Warning Across The World, Businesses Are Losing Over USD$100,000,000,000 A Year In BEC Scams This is also 100% preventable with basic knowledge and safeguards FBI Warns American Business Owners of Business E-Mail Compromise Scam FBI Has Important Information For Area Business Owners Who Find Themselves The Victim Of A Business E-Mail Compromise Scam (BEC also known as CEO Scams). This sophisticated financial fraud targets [...]

Scam Basics – Business Email Compromise Fraud

Scam Basics - Business Email Compromise Fraud Business Email Compromise Business email compromise (BEC)—also known as email account compromise (EAC)—is one of the most financially damaging online crimes. It exploits the fact that so many of us rely on email to conduct business—both personal and professional. In a BEC scam, criminals send an email message that appears to come from a known source making a legitimate request, like in these examples: A vendor your [...]

NEWS: How To Protect Your Business From Cyber Criminals

NEWS: How To Protect Your Business From Cyber Criminals [contentcards url="https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/opinion/opinion-how-to-protect-your-business-from-cyber-criminals-15996366"]