Search Results for 'Social engineering'

7 results found.

Three top tips to spot online used car scams

There has been a marked increase in online used vehicle scams and with that in mind, the following editorial details information of which to take note when seeking to purchase a used vehicle.

Top tips for avoiding holiday scams

image preview

May has arrived and Galway is still experiencing dreadful bouts of rain, wind, and cold.

Public being warned about the latest phone scam

image preview

The public have been warned to be on the alert for a major phone scam that has been ongoing over the past while. The crooks involved are ringing people, who will hear distressed screaming or shouting in the background. The line then goes dead. If the number is called back, it can drain the victim's phone of top-up credit, or add a large fee to the phone bill.

Two thirds of SMES are under attack from international fraudsters

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, has issued a warning to all businesses to be extremely vigilant, particularly during the holiday period, as international fraudsters are targeting the Irish enterprise community.

GardaĆ­ in fake French lottery warning

Gardaí in Galway have warned people not to respond to letters stating they have won the French Euromillions following reports of a number of such letters in Galway in recent weeks.

Phishing scammer avoids jail

An immigrant father-of-one involved in a “phishing” scam on a Kilkenny bank customer has escaped jail after Judge Desmond Hogan gave him a suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Revenue warns of e-mail seeking personal information

The Revenue Commissioners have warned of the existence of a fraudulent e-mail purporting to come from Revenue seeking personal information from taxpayers in connection with a tax refund. The e-mail asks the recipient to submit personal details including date of birth and debit/credit card details. This e-mail did not issue from Revenue.

 

Page generated in 0.0437 seconds.