MyCERT: Online fraud is now rife

PETALING JAYA: Cases of online fraud is becoming rampant, making up nearly 70% of complaints reported to the Malaysia Computer Emer­gency Response Team (MyCERT) so far this year.

Of the 3,743 complaints about computer security incidents re­ceived by the government agency from January to May, 2,563 (68.47%) were related to online fraud cases ranging from the Macau Scam to illegal investments.

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