Ep 4 - The Cost of Convenience - Zelle Phishing FB

The High Cost of Convenience – Zelle Phishing

Ep 4: The High Cost of Convenience – Zelle Phishing

Payment apps and digital wallets are fast and convenient. They are great tools to send and receive money to someone quickly. Apps like Venmo, Cash App, and Zelle make it possible to accept payments or send money to anyone else using the same app. Sounds great, right?

They are also convenient for thieves and attackers. In this episode of the Human Element, we recreate how an attacker tricks a Zelle user into sending money to a thief without even realizing that’s what they’re doing. This attack isn’t a real event but it is similar to other successful attacks.

Transcript of Ep 4: The High Cost of Convenience – Zelle Phishing

 

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