Job scams have been around for a long time, Kaspersky said, however, it is getting extra attention lately as Malaysians report receiving way more job invitations through text messages than ever before.
Shopee advises the public to beware of individuals online impersonating Shopee employees offering employment opportunities, cash rewards, and lucky draw prizes via messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp.
All third-party tech support ads banned Follows Google's ban on payday loan ads MICROSOFT'S Bing has banned all third party tech support services - whether they are scams or not.
A Telenor study showed that the top three Internet scams in Asia are: 1) ‘Work from home’ fraud; 2) Internet auction scams; and 3) Fake bank email scams.
McAfee, part of Intel Security, has announced its annual 12 Scams of the Holidays list to educate the public on the most popular ways cybercriminals scam consumers during the holiday season as they surf their digital devices.
As social media is now a common destination for mobile users, it has also become one of the favourite attack hotspots for cybercriminals, Trend Micro said.
According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 49% of Internet users worldwide felt vulnerable while shopping online or making online transactions, and 42% of users would utilise online payment systems more often if they felt they were protected from cyber fraud.
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of a Windows 9 developer preview release rumour, said Trend Micro.
With the rising popularity of superhero movies, security software specialist McAfee analysed what superhero search led to the most risky websites and found the ‘Man of Steel’ topping the list.
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup a mere days away, Fortinet’s FortiGuard team is warning Internet users against an onslaught of Internet scams and attacks from the global cybercriminal community in the coming days and weeks.