Police cybercrime arm warn of spike in Man in the Middle scams

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The police’s cybercrime office said on Friday that there is an increase in reported Man in the Middle scams, a type of email fraud, and called on the public to be particularly careful in their financial transactions.

The Man in the Middle fraud occurs when a third party, the scammer, obtains access to emails, especially of companies, and intervenes in the communication between two parties engaged in commercial exchanges.

The scammer then redirects the emails and changes bank accounts and amounts involved in a commercial transaction, feigning that...


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Police cybercrime arm warn of spike in Man in the Middle scams


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