A recent report highlights the staggering growth of ATO fraud online. In the U.S. alone, around 24 million households have fallen victim to this form of fraud. Social media is one of the driving forces behind the issue, with more than half of all ATOs related to a social media account.
The Trend Micro report cited, as an example, the #EyeMakeup hashtag on Instagram, which has nearly 10 million posts, and #EyeChallenge on TikTok, with more than two billion views, exposing iris patterns good enough to pass iris scanners.
Officials charged Joseph Sullivan with working to hide the data breach from U.S. regulators and the Federal Trade Commission, adding his actions attempted to prevent the hackers from being caught.
In a survey of consumers, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that 85% had their Instagram accounts compromised, while 25% had their Facebook account hijacked.
Phishing links produced by EvilProxy lead to cloned web pages crafted to compromise accounts associated with a number of reputable services, including Apple iCloud, Facebook, GoDaddy, and others.
The threat actors would frequently pose as an employee of the fictional media publication “Australian Morning News” and provide a URL to their malicious domain. If a target clicked the URL, they’d be sent to the fake news site and be served up the ScanBox malware.
Keeping safe in cyberspace is increasingly difficult as crooks try to exploit uninformed users every chance they get. Add to that, virus and malware threats are never-ending. Here are five things in your control to help keep your digital activity safe.
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