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Fraud Prevention

World Cup Russia 2018: Running the Fraud Defenses Ragged

Fraud defenses are being hit hard during the 2018 World Cup, as bot attacks affect online gambling companies and identity spoofing affects online travel.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted July 12, 2018
Risk-Based Authentication

3D Secure 2.0: A Paradigm Shift

3DS 2.0 has been introduced to address the shortcomings of 3DS 1.0 in the modern eCommerce landscape – looking to help secure payments while offering an improved user experience during the checkout process.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted July 3, 2018
Data Breach

Data Breach at Major Hong Kong Broadband Provider May Spike ATO Attacks

A recent data breach at one of Hong Kong's largest residential broadband providers has reportedly compromised the personal data of 380,000 customers, amplifying the risk of account takeover (ATO) attacks in the months ahead.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted June 12, 2018
Payment Fraud

Growing Pains: Peer-to-Peer Payment Fraud is ‘Flourishing’

A barrage of press reports about cyberattacks on the bank-backed Zelle personal payments platform is putting a spotlight on the threats posed by peer-to-peer payment fraud.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted June 5, 2018
Cybercrime

Account Takeover Scheme Targeting Bank-Related Search Results

This new account takeover approach involves compromising well-trafficked business websites with plenty of five-star ratings and positive reviews, and then leveraging enviable SEO expertise to boost the sites' search rankings using financial-related search phrases.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 31, 2018
Data Breach

The Effect of Data Breaches on the Cybercrime Landscape in Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific region is increasingly susceptible to data breaches, as the economic growth spurs massive digital transformation and the volume of transactions continues to rise.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 24, 2018
Cybercrime

Cybercrime Report Reveals Surge in eCommerce Fraud Attacks

eCommerce fraud rates have remained alarmingly high well into the new year, with a total of 150 million attacks seen during the first quarter of 2018.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 8, 2018
Digital Identity

Digital Identity Boosts Trust and Good Customer Recognition

One of our goals in developing our digital identity solutions was to help offset the overwhelming lack of trust running rampant in the digital economy.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 3, 2018
Fraud Prevention

Transaction Laundering: A Growing Fraud Risk for Merchants

Author Patrick Reames is just one of the latest victims of transaction laundering — and he’s the one stuck with the bill. In February, Reames had received a 1099 tax form from Amazon reflecting his $24,000 cut of book sales...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted April 26, 2018
Digital Identity

Building a Stronger Digital Identity

Those of us who have been immersed in developing digital identity-based solutions to protect online businesses from the ever-present threat of cybercrime know that the phrase “There’s strength in numbers” has never been so true. And, judging by the number...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted April 18, 2018
Alisdair Faulkner

Alisdair Faulkner

Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix

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