As long as there are people with money, fraud will exist. It can be found everywhere and the Internet is no exception. As the conclusion of an online article by Kaspersky says, it is found in email, on social networks, and on various websites. Over the years, criminals have invented new tactics, but the scams are ultimately the same. The only protection users can expect comes through awareness and self-preseravtion in the virtual space.
I must thank Darya Gudkova for writing such a comprehensive overview of online fraud, Kaspersky Labs for sponsoring and maintaining the SecureList website, and hope that you find the advice and information in this article helpful, especially as we head towards another high-risk holiday season.