The broad strokes tend to remain the same, but the details of these types of online fraud change over time.
There are resources to keep on top of the ever changing scams, and steps to take to defend against them.
The above email uses faith to try to hook the reader and persuade them that it’s legitimate.
The email might include a link to a phishing site requesting login credentials and billing details to secure the “continuation of service.”Netflix customers were recently hit by such a scam. The scammer identifies the person within a company that has control over funds.
They then pose as someone with authority such as the CEO, and request money be transferred to a specified account.
Once you do, the malware is automatically downloaded and installed on your system.
Affinity fraud refers to when someone uses a common interest or belief such as religion to lure you in.