When it comes to online casinos, there are several categories of illegal actions: against players, against gambling establishments and violations committed by the players themselves. For example, attackers may try to buy virtual chips using stolen bank card details, and then withdraw money to their accounts (this is called branding). In addition to fake casinos, attackers can create sites-mirrors to collect personal information (login and password, payment details), which can be used to steal money (scamming).
A separate type of scam is when players are lured out of money by giving them detailed instructions on how to beat online casinos. Close to this and the spread of malware under the guise of special tools to improve the winnings, pick up winning combinations, increase the amount in the account of virtual gambling establishment. Fraud can also cheat the administration of online casinos: sets special game settings that affect the probability of winning, and does not allow players to withdraw their money.
On the part of the player a common violation – the creation of one user a large number of accounts to get money, which many online casinos are credited at registration. In addition, virtual gambling establishments often have to deal with attackers who use vulnerabilities in their system to take possession of the database (logins, passwords, mailboxes of customers) and control the accounts of all users.
Both players and online casinos can keep themselves safe. For the first recommendations are universal, the main one is not to disclose your account details, login and password, bank card details to anyone. In addition, before the game is to check the information about the gambling establishment – see reviews, ratings. The player must use complex passwords to accounts and change them regularly, linking the account to his phone number. You can additionally protect your accounts with the methods of protection offered by the Internet resource (for example, two-factor authentication, account login notification).
As for online casinos, their main task – to select the staff of competent experts in both programming and information security. Owners of such institutions need to regularly monitor new types of fraud, it will help to promptly eliminate the vulnerability of the system and introduce new methods of protection. And finally, they should provide identification, as well as electronic logs of user actions.