This example is an email containing the subject of “Payment Advice ” pretending to come from HSBC UK but actually coming from a look-a-like or typo-squatted domain “firstname.lastname@example.org” or “email@example.com” with a malicious word doc attachment is today’s latest spoof of a well-known company, bank or public authority delivering Trickbot banking Trojan.
Another day, another data breach…
And another instance of a bank taking the weak posture of offering free identity protection as a post-breach Band-Aid when there’s a better solution out there!
Online fraud is a fast growing crime. The ability for cybercriminals to be anonymous and conduct their crimes from anywhere in the world makes it very difficult, if not impossible, for law enforcement to curb it.