Cybercrime

Q2 2018: A Cybercriminal ‘World Cup’

Russia could easily serve as a microcosm for the greater cybercrime landscape, as interesting trends emerged in the region during FIFA World Cup.

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Stephen Topliss
Posted October 9, 2018
Cybercrime

Firms Apply for Virtual Banking Licenses: The Real Competition? Cybercrime

Organizations that are approved for virtual banking licenses will be competing in a mobile-centric market with increasing cyber attack rates.

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Ken Lam
Posted October 2, 2018
Cybercrime

World of Hurt: The High Stakes Game of Location Spoofing

Identity spoofing is quickly being joined by another key attack vector hitting the gaming and gambling industry: location spoofing.

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Ellie Burns
Posted September 25, 2018
Cybercrime

Customers, Competitors & Cybercriminals: Three Trends Impacting Merchant Strategies

A new report finds online and mobile merchants were hit with 91 million cyberattacks during Q2 of 2018. This will shape merchant strategies moving forward.

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Rebekah Moody
Posted September 18, 2018
Cybercrime

The European Cybercrime Landscape Heats Up as Identity Abuse Increases by 30%

As Europe navigates a time of intense change, one constant is the steady increase in the rise of identity abuse in the region, which digital businesses face.

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Lizzie Clitheroe
Posted June 19, 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
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
Cybercrime

Account Takeover: The Growing Face of eCommerce Fraud

According to the Q4 2017 Cybercrime Report from ThreatMetrix, online retailers faced an unprecedented level of account takeover, bot and other types of attacks last quarter – a record 193 million attacks all told. The report, which tracks actual cyberattacks...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted February 28, 2018
Cybercrime

Central and Eastern Europe: A Growing Cybercrime Hub

For the first time ever, Russia has emerged as one of the Top 5 attack originators in the world, according to the Q4 2017 Cybercrime Report from ThreatMetrix. But its former republics and allies could soon give this new cybercrime...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted February 8, 2018
Cybercrime

The Cybercrime Story of 2017: A Power Struggle Intensifies

In the wake of yet more large-scale data breaches throughout 2017, the battle against cybercrime has intensified to unprecedented levels. As downstream fraud and identity abuse attacks increase, investments from digital businesses in cutting-edge approaches to protect consumers and grow...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted January 17, 2018
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