There were also cases where not only money was lost in the scam, but people were kidnapped or even worse.
In this blog post we exposed more examples of scams carried on social media networks (tips on how to stay safe from them included).
The malware may be an annoying program that will launch pop-ups with ads, unexpected windows all over the screen.
However, it can also be ransomware or one of the worst financial malware that’s been around, part of the infamous Zeus family.
There isn’t any reason why you shouldn’t be very well prepared for this attempt.
Cyber criminals will send you messages and try to trick you into giving them your login credentials – from your bank account, social network, work account, cloud storage or any other personal data that can prove to be valuable for them.
Here’s a complete guide on how to detect and prevent phishing attacks – filled with screenshots and actionable tips.
Source: Wikimedia Commons Nigerian scam is one of the oldest and most popular online scamming technique used mostly by a member of a Nigerian family with wealth to trick different people.
You will be sent to a fake login access page that resembles the real website.
If you’re not paying attention, you might end up giving your login credentials and other personal information.
Old boundaries and human limitations were dropped, in order for us to have access to almost any information. We must not forget their final target is always our money and there is nothing they won’t do to accomplish their mission.