Bulgarian cyber safety chief warns public towards on-line scams

SOFIA, March 6 (Xinhua) — Naive or careless people have still been misled to pay large amounts of money to online fraudsters, a Bulgarian cyber security chief said here on Wednesday.

“Fraudulent shopping sites are the easiest scam that is circulating on the Internet,” Svetlin Lazarov, head of Cyber Intelligence and Digital Forensics at the country’s General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (DGCOC), said during the Security of Digital Payments conference.

These websites offered goods at much lower prices, Lazarov said. Unfortunately, on the Black Friday at the end of last year, DGCOC has registered many cases of people who were cheated by such sites.

“You cannot get for free something that costs a lot of money,” Lazarov warned. ..Read more..

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