Phishing scams and the sketchy tricks of the online crime trade

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Phishing scams and the sketchy tricks of the online crime trade

Banking-related phishing scams have spiked more than 2,500 per cent in the first half of 2020 alone in Singapore, with police warning of ...

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Phishing scams and the sketchy tricks of the online crime trade

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Banking-related phishing scams have spiked more than 2,500 per cent in the first half of 2020 alone in Singapore, with police warning of increasingly sophisticated tactics involving emails, texts and even hacking. Lin Suling speaks to Senior Research Fellow of the Institute of Policy Studies and Vice-Chair of Singapore's Media Literacy Council, Carol Soon, and McAfee Head of Consumer Business (Southeast Asia) Shashwat Khandelwal to find out who the targets of these crimes are and how to get ahead of this cybercrime curve.

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