NEW RESEARCH: Phishing Sites Spike 235% During the COVID-19 Pandemic | CheckPhish

NEW RESEARCH: Phishing Sites Spike 235% During the COVID-19 Pandemic | CheckPhish

Bolster Platform and submissions to CheckPhish URL scanner have revealed a huge spike in phishing sites as the COVID-19 pandemic creates a larger remote workforce.
Remote Workers are Vulnerable to COVID-19 Phishing Attacks
With thousands upon thousands of workers now learning to navigate a work-at-home setup, remote work software like Skype, Slack, Zoom, and WebEx have become gateways into users’ computers for phishing attacks. The longer
Phishing Attacks and Brand Monitoring
Brand monitoring is essential to safeguard your brand against phishing attacks and scams. Learn how you can spot an attack before it happens.
Frequently Asked Questions About Types of Phishing
Have you suddenly been locked out of your email or bank account? Is activity going on that you don’t remember initiating? If so, you may have been the victim of a phishing
Coronavirus Phishing Scams Increase as the Pandemic Continues
Online criminals and scammers miss no opportunity to take full advantage of the vulnerability of any situation. Today, it is no different during the Coronavirus pandemic. Phishing Scams are on the rise during
Fortnite 'Free V-Bucks' Scams
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In this blog post, we will look at how scammers take advantage of the 'V-Bucks' frenzy and setup scam pages to lure players into revealing their sensitive information (sometimes credit card information). I will also discuss and explain in detail each stage of the scam.
Online Scam Predictions: 2020
Online counterfeiting has always been on the rise. We have seen scammers come up with a variety of scams that can potentially attract the online crowd. From shopping brands like Nike, Adidas, and Rayban to e-commerce websites like Amazon and eBay are impacted by online fraudsters.
Beware of these Black Friday Scams
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are nearly here! So are the scammers. They will try to trick into shelling cash on items that you will never receive or on the gift cards that never existed.
Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams
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What is a Business Email Compromise? Business email compromise attacks or also known as BEC fraud, is an internet crime that uses email to carry out criminal tactics such as invoice scams, spear
Extortion Scams
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An extortion scam involves an attacker sending an email claiming that they possess private or confidential information related to the victim and will release the information to the public if a payment is not made to their account
Fake Shopping Websites
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A fake shopping site tries to misguide its users into thinking that it is a legitimate part of the brand they want to buy from.
Gift Card Scams
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Gift card scams are increasing in popularity. Learn how you can protect yourself from gift card scams by using CheckPhish URL checker to see if it is legit or a phishing site.
Fox In The Hen House - A Phishing Tale for Kids
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Phishing is when someone disguises themselves as someone you can trust
Tech Support Scams
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Be suspicious of unexpected calls from tech- support specialists, pop-up windows on your computer, or advertisements informing you that your computer is at risk. People all over the world fall victim to tech support scams every day
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