Are cyber-scammers creating their own fake news stories to exploit? Jon Thompson investigates cybercrime mis-reporting.
The UK media recently exploded with news of a new phone-based scam. Apparently, all that’s needed for fraudsters to drain your bank account is a recording of you saying “yes”. It runs as follows:
- Someone calls and asks if you can hear them
- They record you saying “Yes”
- They take your ID and money