PRESS RELEASES


ONLINE IMPERSONATION

The Cyber Security Authority (CSA) has conducted active threat intelligence on social media and found online impersonation as a major threat in the month Of June 2022. Online Impersonation assumes a significant portion Of fraudulent online activities. The "unrestricted" nature Of social media account registration processes grants all users the ability to assume any identity. This has emboldened scammers who generally take on the profiles of known businesses as well as political and influential personalities in society for their criminal activities.

12 July 2022