The threat of location spoofing and fraud

In this Help Net Security video, André Ferraz, CEO at Incognia, discusses the impact of location spoofing and location-based fraud.

Any tool that enables users to alter the location information given by their device is known as location spoofing. Scammers are increasingly utilizing this technique as a standard tactic.

The most common techniques used for location spoofing are:

  • VPNs and proxies
  • GPS spoofing apps
  • Emulators
  • Apps tampering
  • Instrumentation tools

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