Tag: Spam and Fake Reviews

Emerging Fraud in Marketplaces: How Product Listing Fraud Is Gaining Traction

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Fraudsters are constantly coming up with new and innovative ways to commit fraud. Today we are taking a look at product…

Fraudsters are constantly coming up with new and innovative ways to commit fraud. Today we are taking a look at product listing fraud, a relatively new type of fraud that is a rapidly growing problem for online marketplaces.

How Spammers Conduct Mass Spam URL Attacks

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A successful spam campaign is one that obtains maximum return-on-investment (ROI) to the spammer. This means that a…

A successful spam campaign is one that obtains maximum return-on-investment (ROI) to the spammer. This means that a spam campaign must reach as many end users as possible, must be robust in the face of blacklisting efforts, and must be scalable. This blog post describes some of the recent…

Infographic: The Online Fraudster’s Tool Shed

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The DataVisor Online Fraud Report took a look at our base of more than one billion users across 172+ countries in the…

The DataVisor Online Fraud Report took a look at our base of more than one billion users across 172+ countries in the world. Using this massive amount of data, we were able to identify some of the favorite tools and attack techniques that online criminals from around the globe favor when doing…

Cyber Attackers Turn Location-Based Services Against You with Spam Account Profiles

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  Image source: Facebook Social spam is not new. We’ve all experienced our share of unsolicited comments,…

  Image source: Facebook Social spam is not new. We’ve all experienced our share of unsolicited comments, stranger friend requests, phishing links, fake reviews, and click-baiting. But as online services introduce new features to make connecting and sharing content easier than ever,…

The Hidden Enemy Threatening Your Online User Growth | Fake Reviews, Fraud, Transactions

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We are entering an era of billions of users and trillions of online accounts. This is attracting a growing wave of…

We are entering an era of billions of users and trillions of online accounts. This is attracting a growing wave of attacks like fake reviews targeting online services of all sizes. The Internet user population is now 3 billion strong [1]. There are now over 3 million mobile…