Canadian law generally prohibits the naming of offenders aged 17 or under.
Crooks are selling software that automates social engineering. Bots call targets and ask for one-time passwords that are used to take control of bank, cryptocurrency and PayPal accounts.
The Number Verify product checks if a phone number submitted via a web form matches the number of the device being used.
Criminals made withdrawals from bank accounts linked to payment apps provided by Japan’s leading mobile operator and five other businesses.
Criminals phone staff as they work at home, then tell them to log on to phishing websites that look like corporate portals.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation wants businesses to consider using stronger authentication methods like biometrics.
Sean Coonce explained how his cryptocurrency account was emptied after his mobile phone account was taken over.
User data for the world’s sixth most popular website was compromised by hackers who intercepted SMS messages sent to employees.
Embedded SIMs will counter some traditional fraud threats whilst creating new kinds of opportunities for ingenious hackers.
More security experts are saying we need to stop relying on passwords for security, and their arguments have been bolstered by a stream of security failures.