Mobile

Do ‘Deepfakes’ Mean Real Trouble for Voice Banking?

Changing adoption patterns for digital assistants have banks launching more voice services. But are they also opening themselves up to more fraud?

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Frank Teruel
Posted February 27, 2019
Mobile

Securing the Winning Hand Against Fraudsters in Gaming and Gambling

As mobile continues its upward trajectory in gaming and gambling, fraudsters are increasingly viewing mobile transactions as an opportunity to monetize stolen credentials.

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Ellie Burns
Posted October 10, 2018
Mobile

Fast Meets Furious: Fraud Jumps 24% as Cybercriminals Target the Mobile Revolution

A 24% spike in mobile fraud attack rates globally is sparking concern as mobile transaction rates continue to rise at a higher than expected rate.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted September 12, 2018
Mobile

Top Tips for Mobile Users to Avoid Malicious Applications and Attacks

All of us love our smart devices, however these helpful gadgets make us more vulnerable than ever to malicious applications and mobile attacks.

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Samin Pour
Posted September 5, 2018
Mobile

Slowing Mobile Banking Fraud to Reverse the Decline in Active U.S. User Growth

U.S. consumers’ fear of mobile banking fraud is a major factor in the declining growth of active users over the past five years. This troubling trend, as well as other emerging threats, could put U.S. banks’ mobile playbooks in jeopardy....

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Mike Nathan
Posted April 27, 2018
Mobile

Mobile App Security: Fake ‘WhatsApp’ Fools Millions and Puts Businesses at Risk

Mobile app security is a hot topic this week after a fake version of WhatsApp fooled more than 1 million users who downloaded it from Google Play. Innocuously named “Update WhatsApp Messenger,” the fraudulent app was featured in the ever-popular...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted November 9, 2017
Mobile

The Evolution of Mobile Apps is Transforming the Banking Industry

In its ongoing efforts to meet the demands of today’s digital customer, the banking industry continues to create and enable new mobile apps. However, banks and their developers quickly realized that the traditional tensions present in all online banking interactions...

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Frank Teruel
Posted May 12, 2017
Mobile

Mobile Authentication: Emerging Tools for an Evolving Fraud And Threat Landscape

How secure are your mobile logins and transactions? If there’s one thing we know about fraudsters, it’s that they always follow the money—and increasingly, money is going mobile. New data from the latest ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Report shows that 45% of all transactions...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted March 11, 2017
Mobile

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...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted August 10, 2016
Mobile

Aladdin Had a Genie. Alibaba Has Mobile Genius.

Since Going Public, Alibaba Has Been Taking Off Like a Rocket, Climbing from 91 Million Active Users Each Month to 217 Million If you’re anything like us you may have on occasion confused Aladdin with Ali Baba. After all, they...

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