Online Frauds

Online Frauds are usually a financial crime and Identity theft; it is the use of internet services i.e. email, website and messaging system to defraud people online. The most common types of online fraud are phishing, fake email, website message (sms or instant messaging system). Offender usually impersonates and pretend to be a trustworthy organization or professional. Industries impregnate by offenders may include: Banking & Finance, Game and Lotteries, forwarding and shipping etc. Offenders can lure victim into paying for unavailable or fake product and service, online investment, delivery or immigration charges, advance payment or diplomatic charges, etc.

Online fraud criminals communication with victims using Spoof Identity to identify him/herself, they also use country-wise cloned telephone number for voice and SMS communication, spoofed email and website to impersonate as a genuine entity.

 

Online fraud protection is important for very individual and organization in this digital world, understanding how to yourself against cyber crime help you remain protected and it is also very important to think wisely when it comes to payment for any online products or services; including all processes, idea and understanding of ” Think before response ” ” Think before click ” and ” Think before download ” . Some links or free internet download might be security threat to deceive victim into revealing sensitive information that may end in loss of huge money.

 

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