Posts Tagged ‘scammer’

HackersThere are different kinds of cyber criminals. This article discusses 4 types that you should know about.

The internet has truly opened so many doors for everyone. Now, people can do business with ease and communication is so much more convenient too. If you think about it, you can actually do almost anything via the net. Shop, chat, call, play games, organize your work, create your presentations or do your banking online.

Aside from the convenience it offers, the internet is also a fount of so much information. Just Google any topic and a barrage of details will immediately be at your fingertips. Truly, it’s difficult to imagine life without the net. But you shouldn’t become too complacent when using it because the internet has also spawned a number of ingenious criminals that you should be wary of. (more…)

FIFA World CupFraudsters offer users to enter personal information to participate in the prize draw.

Symantec discovered several phishing sites that are presented to users in the guise of web-sites popular Brazilian financial services company that provides credit and debit cards. Web-sites are filled with images of popular Brazilian soccer players, as well as the logo of the World Cup.

Users to phishing pages offer some prizes, for participate you must register. After completing the form, the user is notified of successful registration, and all data sent to the attacker’s server.

The registration form is provided to define a name, social security number, date of birth, email address and password, and credit card information, including card number and PIN-code.

Notify Symantec can be found here.