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ACMA introduces new rules to tackle SMS scams
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has registered new rules to require telecos to identify, trace and block SMS scams.
Email compromise scams found to cause $43bn in losses globally
The FBI has claimed that losses from business email compromise and email account compromise have surpassed $43bn worldwide.
Americans lost $770m from social media scams in 2021
Reports received by the Federal Trade Commission have found US citizens were scammed to the tune of $770m through social media cons during 2021.
Scammers are stealing $80m per month through fake giveaways and surveys
A report by Group-IB has found threat actors are making $80m a month by impersonating known brands asking people to participate in phoney surveys and giveaways.
HSBC UK introduces fraud awareness app to bolster business safety
HSBC UK has launched a fraud awareness app to provide companies with news on emerging scams in real-time as well as tips and advice.
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Three scams which should have been avoided in 2019
It will be impossible to completely stop scams from happening. While technology and better alertness will help to lower the number of successful incidents, some will inevitably slip through under the radar.