Account hacked! What to do?
Every bank customer’s nightmare: Criminals gain access to your account and clear it out. If this has already happened, the main thing is damage limitation – and to learn from this.
Identity theft (also called identity fraud) is a scam involving someone’s user account – i.e. their identity – being misused by a third party. In the process, attackers either hack a personal account …
Don’t give Harold Hacker a chance to scam you!
Harold Hacker wants your money. He is using ever more cunning means to obtain access to your e-banking facility. Learn how to effectively protect yourself!
“Investment fraud” involves fraudulent investments. To this end, brazen financial service providers lure customers willing to invest with promises of high yields. Yet above all, those supposedly large …
To obtain confidential information, criminals often abuse the good faith, helpfulness or insecurity of their victims. Whether this involves fictitious telephone calls, fake policemen or phishing - the …
Simply visiting an infected website is sufficient to infect your device. Websites affected often contain reputable offers and have been compromised beforehand to distribute malware. But you can …
Money Mules (financial agents)
Time and again, criminals are using attractive-looking job offers to recruit people as “money mules”, to transfer criminally obtained funds abroad. Anyone participating in such “deals” is committing …
Ransomware (encryption Trojans)
Criminals use various strategies to steal money from their unsuspecting victims. One popular approach is to encrypt users’ files, to only grant them access again once a “ransom” has been paid – well …
This article is an introduction to the world of malware. It explains how malware works in general, and also discusses the most common routes of infection and harmful behaviour patterns. In the process …
Register for a course now
and learn more:
Find out about current Internet threats and some easy protective measures, and how to securely use e-banking.
Online course mobile banking/payments
Find out about mobile banking, mobile payments and how to securely use these apps.
Online course for the under-30s
Learn how to use your smartphone securely. Next to basics, we will show you what you should know about social media, clouds, mobile banking and mobile payments.
Course for SMEs
Is your organisation sufficiently secure? Learn which measures you can take to significantly strengthen your organisation’s IT security.