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Why phone scams are so difficult to tackle

Phone fraud, both via calls and text messages, has soared during the pandemic.

How Hackers Break Two-Factor Authentication Security

The latest findings state that more than 80% of all hacking-related breaches happen due to compromised and weak credentials, with three billion username/password combinations stolen in 2016 alone.

Over 750,000 Users Downloaded New Billing Fraud Apps From Google Play Store

Researchers have discovered a new set of fraudulent Android apps in the Google Play store that hijack SMS notifications for billing scams.

Trivial SMS Exploit Allows A Hacker To Takeover Phone Numbers

By signing-up to any SMS marketing service, an attacker can takeover target phone numbers whilst rerouting all messages to its own.

SMS Phishing Is Getting Out Of Control

Consumers and security companies report a concerning increase in scams via text message phishing, also known as smishing.

Beware: PayPal phishing texts state your account is 'limited'

A PayPal text message phishing campaign is underway that attempts to steal your account credentials and other sensitive information that can be used for identity theft.

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