Cybercrime: fake web shops and job fraud on the rise

A cybercrime gang in The Netherlands which has been dubbed as “NCO Group” has been actively setting up fake web shops and job applications online.

The “NCO Group” has been settings these environments up to steal money from unaware internet users which are searching for a legitimate website to purchase specific products.

In this case, the cybercriminals have setup genuine looking web stores of companies which do not have an online store. The criminals offer fake products on the websites and they provide the full contact credentials of the official company to look legitimate.