Increase in Cybercrime During COVID-19 – WST

2020-09-17T20:04:01+00:00

September 3, 2020 Increase in Cybercrime During COVID-19 - WST Increase in Cybercrime During COVID-19 As the pandemic continues to rage on, we’ve discovered some of the hardest working people during this time are fraudsters and scammers who never seem to be impacted by high unemployment rates.  According to a recent FinCEN Advisory (https://www.fincen.gov/sites/default/files/advisory/2020-07-30/FinCEN Advisory Covid Cybercrime 508 FINAL.pdf) cybercriminals and malicious state actors are setting their sights on financial institutions and their customers by enabling more malware and phishing schemes, extortion, business email compromise (BEC) fraud, and exploitation of remote applications. Targeting and Exploitation of Remote [...]