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The most common threats

With the development of mobile devices, the number of applications available is increasing sharply. You should be aware that some applications can leave behind malicious codes.

Be aware that anybody may be contacted by criminal organisations to serve as an intermediary during financial transactions, in exchange for commission.

The claims made by certain sites, advertisements, etc., on the Web as regards the functionalities and qualities of plug-ins, such as a higher browser speed, higher-quality images, etc., are often false

The most common scams and frauds

Investment and Online Shopping Scams

They make think you are on a smart investment... or present you with a great fake online offer.

Personal Data Theft

They harvest your personal information via social media channels.

They call you, send you a text or an email to trick you into sharing your personal, financial or security info.

Romance Scam

They pretend to be interested in a romantic relationship. It commonly takes place on online dating websites, but scammers often use social media or email to make contact.

Spoofed Bank Website Fraud

They use bank phinshing emails with a link, various methods are used to collect your financial and personal information. The site will look like its legitimate counterpart, with small differences.


Business directory scam

It consist in inviting businesses to enter or update their data in a business directory (paper or electronic directory or e-commerce platform).

CEO Fraud

Scammers pretend to be your CEO or senior representative in the organisation and trick you into paying fake invoice or making an unauthorised transfer out of business account.

Invoice Fraud

They pretend to be one of your clients/ suppliers and trick you into paying future invoices into a different bank account.

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