Most of the hackers across the world make use of internet services or softwares to access the personal or financial information of the internet users. There are several types of scams that usually occur over the internet and the infographic below will give you clear idea about the various online scams.
It targets the users looking for job and sends an email by attaching offer letter. On opening the link, scammer will theft your identity information.
Sweepstakes or Lottery scam:
It is most common type of scam and its victims are users of the social media networks.
Mostly in this type of scam, the credit card or debit card users will receive an message that shows "electronic failure of transaction". The fake link that appears on the screen will direct you to the duplicate web page and from there your details will be hacked.
The BBB phishing scam:
The most popular scam type which involves a small business owner who receives an email with subject as "complaining against business". On clicking the link or downloading attachment, the malware enters your system and will transfer funds from your company account.