What’s at the top of fraudsters’ wishlists this holiday season?
2020 FRAUDSTER WISHLIST
Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro and XR, saw attacks 27x the normal rate, and 26x the normal rate, respectively.
AirPods were highly targeted this season at 22x the normal rate.
The Nintendo Switch saw fraud attacks at 21x the normal rate, while Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War saw fraud attacks at 16x the normal rate.
GAMING CONSOLES / VIDEO GAMES
Branded winter jackets saw fraud attacks at 17x the normal rate.
BRANDED WINTER JACKETS
Men’s cologne saw attack rates 11x the normal rate.
Attack rates on the iPhone 11 Pro were 17x the normal rate.
iPhone 11 Pro
Fraud attack rates against bitcoin were 20x the normal rate.
Fraud attack rates against gaming top-ups – fraudsters using stolen CCs to buy and top up accounts – have been 26x the normal rates.
Beauty care products have been particularly popular this holiday season, as fraudsters have targeted them at 15x the normal rate.
BEAUTY CARE PRODUCTS
Gaming top-ups were a popular target for fraud at 19x the normal rate.
Fraud attacks on software are 12x the normal rate.
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Find out which items were most wanted by fraudsters:
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Fraudsters had a taste for brand names this year, knowing these items would be easy to resell for a profit.
Fraud attacks against Bitcoin saw 35x the normal rate of attacks.
Fraudsters favored XBox gift cards at 19x the normal rate and gift cards for apparel brands at 7x the normal rate.
Air Jordan sneakers saw fraud attacks at 14x times the normal rate
AIR JORDAN SNEAKERS
Ugg Boots for fraudsters seeking comfort were attacked at 11x the normal rate.
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For every meeting scheduled, we will make a donation to Toys for Tots to spread cheer to those in need this holiday season.
Forter's fraudster wishlist
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