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Fraudsters have been quick to exploit digital banking channels to steal card data, access customer accounts and even create new ones using stolen identities. It’s also become very clear that not only do banks need to improve fraud prevention, but they need to do it in a friction-free way that doesn’t impact the customer relationship…

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We are looking forward to getting our glad rags on for the black-tie SC Magazine Awards Europe 2016 dinner in London next week. This year, the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network is up for the Best Fraud Prevention Solution award. Which presents a nice opportunity for us to take a brief behind-the-scenes look at the technology…

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Cybercriminals continue to evolve their mobile attacks using increased sophistication and creativity to fool even the most careful individuals and well-secured banks. As mobile adoption continues to grow, mobile apps are revolutionizing the way that users transact. Banking apps in particular allow people to check their balances and transactions daily, whenever and wherever they want. It’s a…

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Apr 14 The Cybercrime Race – Will Fraudsters Always Remain One Step Ahead?

Cybercrime has changed with the times. Phishing scams used to be fairly easy to spot for a savvy consumer on the lookout for fraud. “Click here to re-set your password.”  “Just enter your account details and we’ll do the rest.” Banks in particular have done a good job raising awareness of how and why they…

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One of the biggest heists in Bangladesh’s history was announced last month. And according to several news reports, it was the poor spelling of the cyber criminals that first alerted the bank to the fraud! Not exactly the headlines a high tech bank want to be making right now and definitely a wake up call…

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Mar 29 What is the True Cost of a Cybercrime Attack?

The post-breach world Analyzing cybercrime losses in terms of damage to short-term revenue is both short-sighted and massively underestimating the holistic and far-reaching effects of a single security breach. Long term impact must be looked at in terms of damage to customer trust, lifetime value and the true cost of individual pieces of stolen customer…

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If you asked the CEO of a small business what his primary concerns were, how often would fraud and security top the list? Yet organized fraud attacks continue to increase in severity and persistence and emerging businesses must beware. A year or two ago, emerging businesses may have been thinking about how to detect isolated…

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Feb 10 Will Online Fraud Give Firms a Torrid Time in 2016?

The ‘digital first’ economy went from strength to strength in 2015, helping transform the way we all do business. But latest analysis of fraud attacks shows that alongside these huge benefits, more and more firms have ended up losing money and customer trust thanks to cybercriminals. The truth is that the bad guys have become…

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Feb 10 Does Privacy Still Matter in a Post-Breach World?

Privacy is currently an extremely hot topic.  From public outrage over government surveillance techniques, to the way companies like Facebook store and use our data, to the illegal selling of identity credentials on the dark web. Personal information is everywhere, floating in the ether of cyberspace and companies are being forced to do more to…

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Feb 01 Now Open: Digital Identity Summit 2016 Call For Speakers

In today’s digital and mobile-first landscape, fighting fraud and strengthening security on a global scale constantly requires new solutions, new ways of thinking, and a new ecosystem of business partners. The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Summit convenes the best and brightest minds from leading e-commerce companies, financial institutions and government entities to discuss today’s best practices…

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