back to article State of internet crime in Q1 2022: Bot traffic on the rise, and more

The fraud industry, in some respects, grew in the first quarter of the year, with crooks putting more human resources into some attacks while increasingly relying on bots to carry out things like credential stuffing and fake account creation. That's according to Arkose Labs, which claimed in its latest State of Fraud and …

  1. vtcodger Silver badge

    Bad neighborhood

    Cyberspace isn't safe. Who could possibly have known?

    1. Version 1.0 Silver badge
      Unhappy

      Re: Bad neighborhood

      But cyberspace is very profitable, just read the rest of the posts on El Reg...

  2. chivo243 Silver badge

    Spike on Skype

    I've seen a big spike in unsolicited *requests* lately, one trying to sell me bank fraud software...

    1. vtcodger Silver badge

      Re: Spike on Skype

      "one trying to sell me bank fraud software"

      Would that be software to detect bank fraud? Or software to assist in committing bank fraud?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Same ol Same ol

    Seems there's more SPAM coming out of the hand waving the sky is falling companies. Always followed by some buy our latest gee wiz products.

    1. TimMaher Silver badge
      Joke

      Re:sky is falling.

      Chicken Little:- “Sky is falling! Sky is falling!”.

      Stock broker:- “Sell sky.”.

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