22 Nov 2022

Shoppers Warned Stay Alert this Black Friday as Hackers Renew Efforts

Check Point Research has released a recent advisory warning shoppers to stay vigilant on Black Friday as hackers launch new scams in the lead up to the massive shopping event. The Check Point team has already observed a sharp increase in phishing scams using shopping-related lures. The threat actors behind

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23 Nov 2021

81% of UK Retailers Leaving Customers at Risk of Email Fraud Ahead of Black Friday

According to a new study by Proofpoint, more than four-fifths (81%) of UK retailers are putting consumers at risk of email fraud. Proofpoint found that an alarmingly high number of companies are not implementing the recommended level of domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance protection (DMARC). DMARC is an email

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16 Nov 2020

Scams Ramp Up Ahead of Black Friday Cybercriminal Craze

Cybercriminals are preparing for one of the largest hacking days in the US, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The shopping holidays attract scammers and hackers due to their nature in pushing a high volume of traffic through eCommerce sites in preparation for the holiday season. Due to the pandemic, shoppers

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