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What Are Social Engineering Scams?

Identity IQ

What Are Social Engineering Scams? Thanks, Your CEO This common scenario is just one example of the many ways scammers may attempt to trick you through social engineering scams. Read on to learn how to recognize social engineering attacks, their consequences, and tactics to avoid falling for them.

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Listen to These Recordings: Deepfake Social Engineering Scams Are Scaring Victims

Security Boulevard

Deepfake social engineering scams have become an increasingly scary trend among cybercriminals to socially engineer victims into submission. The threat actors are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) voice cloning tools to disperse misinformation for cybercriminal scams.

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How behavioral biometrics can stop social engineering and malware scams dead in their tracks

Security Boulevard

Human fraud: how behavioral biometrics can stop social engineering and malware scams that traditional fraud tools miss. The post How behavioral biometrics can stop social engineering and malware scams dead in their tracks appeared first on NuData Security.

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Interpol arrests 2000 criminals launching social engineering attacks

CyberSecurity Insiders

In what appears as an operation first of its kind, Interpol has arrested over 2000 criminals who launched social engineering attacks worldwide. Usually, in such scams, cybercriminals manipulate victims in the disguise of company employees or individuals. More details about the scam will be updated shortly! .

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The Rise of AI Social Engineering Scams

Identity IQ

The Rise of AI Social Engineering Scams IdentityIQ In today’s digital age, social engineering scams have become an increasingly prevalent threat. In fact, last year, scams accounted for 80% of reported identity compromises to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).

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Analysis: Social Engineering Drives BEC Losses to $50B Globally

Dark Reading

Threat actors have grown increasingly sophisticated in applying social engineering tactics against their victims, which is key to this oft-underrated cybercriminal scam's success.

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Social Engineering 101: What It Is & How to Safeguard Your Organization

Duo's Security Blog

But as it turns out, John was a victim of a phishing scam, a type of social engineering attack where the cybercriminal impersonated John’s IT department to gain his trust and trick him into revealing his login credentials. What is social engineering? So clearly, John isn’t alone.