phishing

  • Technology

    Ministry reveals 200 apps that steal your cash

    Since an unhappy Thai man accused a charging cable of stealing the 100,000-baht contents of his bank account, people in Thailand have become hyper-aware of the problems of apps that steal your cash on their phones. The victim insists he had not accessed any suspicious websites, taken any call centre calls or filled in any online forms but says his…

  • Business

    No link between phishing and Shopee transfer scam

    E-commerce platform Shopee has stopped Internet bank transfers as a payment method for purchases, as it wants to improve the user experience. The company says the move is unrelated to the case of a buyer’s account being allegedly hacked. In an email to The Thaiger, Shopee said… “The phasing out of manual bank transfers as a payment method on Shopee…

  • World

    Fraudulant websites offer refunds on FTX collapse

    With the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, crypto investors that lost it all are being warned to beware of misinformation and fake websites promising to help recoup their losses. Singapore police issued a warning over the weekend about a website that says it can help FTX investors to recover their lost crypto when the company declared bankruptcy. On November 11,…

  • Tourism

    WARNING: Thailand Pass spoof email with malicious links

    It seems that government websites in Thailand are often the target of successful hacker attacks and now it appears the Thailand Pass site is no exception. Reports are surfacing of people receiving a spoof email regarding the Thailand Pass pointing them to malicious content. It is believed that the email database collected by the Thailand Pass website has been accessed…

  • Crime

    US man arrested for bank fraud 1 day before statute of limitation

    In the sort of scene usually reserved for action movies, an American man wanted for bank fraud was captured at the last minute, one day before the statute of limitation expired on his crimes. Thomas Grimm, a 63 year old man from the US, was arrested at a hotel in Hua Hin accused of a scam 15 years ago where…