“Adopt the Zero Trust Principle – Never Trust, Always Verify”

Bank of Ireland research reveals that fraudsters are contributing to the stress of the nation with over 68% of those surveyed worried about being targeted by online fraudsters. Increase in people receiving a fraudulent email, text or call – from 55% to 61%, 2020 to 2021. Cybercrime expert Professor Mary Aiken advises: “We need to adopt the ‘Zero […]

Bank of Ireland warns of ‘unprecedented spike’ in fraud

‘Phishing’ sites, double in one month – up to 20 new fraudulent sites appearing per day Highest ever number of new ‘phishing’ sites recorded this week 184% increase in number of customers targeted by fraudsters to date in 2021 Bank of Ireland has issued a warning to the public advising extra caution around fraudulent text […]