Scammers are using new online platforms to take advantage of their victims, with dating and romance scams making up one fifth of losses amounting to millions of dollars, across all scams reported to the ACCC’s Scamwatch service in 2019.
A third (35%) of Aussies have used Internet and online dating apps, with the number using the apps rising to half among millennials.
Security specialist Symantec (Norton) has warned of two online dating scams. First, a cornucopia of fake Instagram profiles luring users to adult dating sites. Second, email notifications from Dropbox and Google+ are being used to evade spam filters.
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