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Aug 16 eCommerce Fraud Battle Tactics: Top Tips

Life at the front line of fraud prevention for online retailers can all seem a bit doom and gloom at times. As we covered off in our recent blog “The Ecommerce Fraud Battleground” the ecommerce sector is being hit by a barrage of attacks, coming from organised crime rings employing a range of sophisticated methods…

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Aug 10 Mobile Transactions Are Surging—But So Are Mobile Attacks

Why ‘I’ll Just Use My Mobile’ Might Make You a Target of Fraudsters Maybe you’ve said it yourself: “I’ll just use my mobile instead.” As more of us turn to our smartphones to make everyday purchases, it’s becoming a common refrain. The fact is, growth in mobile transactions is reaching farfetched levels—up 200% in just…

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We may feel like it’s a battle but actually ecommerce fraud is an all-out war as cyber criminals wage their relentless attacks on retailers and consumers alike. It’s fertile ground for a cyber crime attack: for most retailers and service providers, the big growth opportunity is coming from digital/online channels as more and more consumers…

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Aug 08 Protecting the Global Village Economy: Cross-Border Fraud

Business without Borders: Q2 CyberCrime Report Highlights Cross-Border Transaction Trends Every time I visit a destination abroad I get a fridge magnet as a memento- its a little ritual of mine. In just over a year in my current home, I have managed to amass an impressive collection covering the likes of France, Spain, California,…

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Aug 05 Trust is Key to Combatting Rising Cybercrime

As the ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report Q2 2016 shows increasing attacks globally, how do we re-build trust online?  As those of you who follow ThreatMetrix will know, we like to keep everyone updated on the latest and greatest trends we see from our Network through the ever-popular quarterly Cybercrime Report. One of the key themes to…

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In the age of highly organized, complex and evolving cybercrime attacks, effective digital authentication has become more challenging than ever. Businesses are walking a tightrope between verifying who they are transacting with while minimizing friction that can cause frustration at best, and defection to a competitor at worst. It can feel like a no-win situation….

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The mobile revolution shows no sign of slowing down. In an anytime, everywhere world, consumers increasingly count on their mobile devices for everything from checking bank balances, to purchasing concert tickets, to managing their professional lives while on the go. In fact, nearly 40% of the traffic passing through the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network is…

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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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