Kovter malware masquerades as Firefox update

Click-ad-fraud Kovter malware, packaged as a legitimate Firefox browser update, is being delivered to unsuspecting victims via drive-by-download attacks. Kovter, which also …

Criminals stole $12.7 million from ATMs in Japan

In the early morning hours of May 15, 2016, a group of over 100 people executed coordinated, fraudulent ATM withdrawals that netted them about 1.44 billion yen. In a period of …

How tax fraud occurs and how to stay safe

The IRS is now taking up to 21 days to review a tax return. Last year, a similar tax return took seven days to review, according to iovation. This increase of taking up to …

Ecommerce fraud surges 163%

The worst fears of online retailers has been confirmed with data just released today: in 2015, the number of attacks by fraudsters was up 163 percent – growing two and a half …

Beware of Airbnb-themed phishing schemes

Airbnb-themed phishing scams do not crop up often, but customers of the service should be aware of the possibility of getting their login credentials stolen and misused. …