There is a lot of fraud in the “last minute” type of travel within the airline industry. But when you take a step back, you discover quite a lot of fraud in the industry exists in general, and it’s always interesting to think of what sort of cash-out options exist in the airline and hospitality categories.
In “The Matrix,” Morpheus tells Neo during training that some of the Matrix’s rules can be bent while others can be broken. While this line may only be an excuse to use clever special effects, it does have a grain of truth to it. When solving computer problems, you don’t always have to play by the rules. Sometimes it’s much easier to circumvent a problem rather than solving…
It’s impossible to talk about the world of fraud without mentioning mules. When it comes to infrastructure, mules are just as important – if not more important – than having a botnet or a phishing attack set up. After all, what use are online banking credentials if you can’t cash them out?
The international law enforcement operation known as Trident is starting to have ripple effects in the fraud underground. Like the Darknet operation in October 2008, it is certainly a milestone in the minds of Cybercriminals, who feel less safe and anonymous.