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Top 10 rules for safe digital transactions

1. The main "shield" protecting consumers is the passwords they use. Users should set complex passwords, which contain, among other things, lowercase characters, numbers and symbols and do not consist of easily accessible elements such as their name. It is also important that they do not store their passwords on any of their devices, nor in the browsers they use. To avoid fraud and theft of their passwords, users are advised to change them every three to six months, but also to avoid sharing them with third parties, or using them on unofficial sites of online shops and banking institutions. 2....

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How fraudsters commit cyber crimes?

We answer to your most frequent questions regarding electronic - banking frauds In which way the scammers manage to empty your bank accounts? You must first have the depositor's login codes in order to access their electronic banking account. Moreover, the fraudster requires the one-time password in order to move the depositor's funds from his account to an account owned by a third party. The criminals use social engineering and phishing as their two main techniques to obtain all the information mentioned above. The perpetrators typically obtain the login codes by sending us false emails or texts pretending to be the bank...

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Introduction to Cybercrime

We have been living through the last phase of the industrial revolution's shift to the digital revolution in recent years. Undoubtedly, modern knowledge is advancing at such a rapid rate that our civilization is sadly unable to keep up with them. The fundamental reason for this phenomena is the disconnect between our understanding of technology and its advancements. The cellphones that are utilized by the great majority of our fellow humans serve as a typical illustration. These technical marvels, whose entire scope is unknown to us, have managed to "monopolize" the center of our daily lives. They are astonishing in...

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