The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has published a document to inform the public about different types of online scams and ways to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime.
As technology evolves and improves the lives of users, it also paves the way for criminals. Criminals use online scams to obtain your information. Examples of these include:
- Malicious links in smses
- Timeshare and holiday accommodation scams
- Fake job scams
- Fake financial services
The FIC provides cautioning advice in this document and offers tips to stay informed and be alert. Click here to read the document.
Effective protection against cybercrime can be achieved by educating all staff on the risks inherent in cyberspace and the fundamental rules that make financial transactions and social media activity safer. Masthead’s Cybersecurity Online Course is designed to equip you with the know-how to protect yourself and your FSP from cybercrime on a day-to-day basis. For more information about the course, click here.