Cybercrime

China Singles’ Day: Let There Be Love Not Cybercrime War

China Singles’ Day is a popular holiday for the young, free and single Chinese population; celebrated on November 11th because the number “1” graphically represents single person status. So 11/11 becomes a group of singles celebrating together, or simply an...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted November 10, 2016
Cybercrime

The Ecommerce Fraud Battleground: Understanding the Dirty Tactics of Identity Theft, Device Spoofing, Malware Attacks and Social Engineering

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...

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Rebekah Moody
Posted August 10, 2016
Cybercrime

Australian Banking Apps Under Threat From Cybercrime in Huge Malware Campaign

Cybercriminals continue to evolve their mobile malware 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...

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Ted Egan
Posted April 15, 2016
Cybercrime

Global Financial Institutions Are Forced to Count the Cost of Cybercrime

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...

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Rebekah Moody
Posted April 5, 2016
Cybercrime

UK is Number 1 Target for Global Cybercrime; Stemming the Tide of Online Fraud

Cybercriminals are attacking the UK more than any other country out there right now. One of the most interesting cybercrime trends in Q2 was the UK’s emergence as the preferred destination for attackers across the world; with Nigeria, Germany, U.S....

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted September 21, 2015
Cybercrime

Chipping Away at One Cybercrime Fraud Increases Another

Card-Not-Present Fraud, Which Accounts for 25 Percent of Cybercrime Fraud Losses, Expected to Grow with U.S. Adoption of Chip Cards The Nilson Report, which provides world news and analysis of the card and mobile payment industries, found in its most recent...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted September 8, 2015
Cybercrime

ID Thieves Use IRS’s Own Website to Snare Victims

Security Expert Brian Krebs Says 100,000 Taxpayers’ Info Compromised by Cyberthieves Using IRS’s “Get Transcript” If the feds are looking for the cybercriminals who used the “Get Transcript” feature on the Internal Revenue Service’s website to steal fraudulent refunds, we...

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Cybercrime

Cybercriminals Not Waiting for October EMV Chip Deadline to Increase Attacks on Online Targets

ThreatMetrix Warns Merchants of a Hike in Online Fraud and Banks about an Upsurge in Fraudulent Account Creation Just months away (October 2015), Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV) will become the new standard for credit cards in the USA. To criminals, the adoption...

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Cybercrime

Sandpiper: An Eagle When It Comes to Fighting Cybercrime

EC3 Supports 18-Month EU-Funded “Project Sandpiper” to Stop Payment Card Fraud in Its Tracks The latest statistics published by the European Central Bank reveal that card-not-present (CNP) fraud is on the rise accounting for 60% of all fraud losses on...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 27, 2015
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