Cryptocurrency fraudsters have swindled their victims out of hundreds of millions – even billions – of dollars. What do they do to earn people's trust and then take their money?
As younger generations spend more time interacting with people online and less time in real life, they are more likely to experience catfishing – both as victims and instigators.
A new scam tricks families based overseas into paying a ransom for Chinese students in Australia who have supposedly been kidnapped.
Cybercrime affects individuals and families as they navigate online life. But significant efforts focus instead on cybersecurity, protecting institutional networks and systems – rather than people.
Nigeria’s cybercrime has been rated the third worst in the world primarily for ‘419’ fraud occurrences but the term encompasses a wide range of crimes, some more common in western nations.