July 16, 2019
Online Payment Fraud Trends: 8 Predictions for 2019
Twenty-nineteen is shaping up to be a banner year for...
Do ‘Deepfakes’ Mean Real Trouble for Voice Banking?
The Walls Have Ears Is your Alexa hanging around your...
ThreatMetrix Financial Institution Authentication Strategies for Stopping Malware and Compromised IDs
ThreatMetrix Outlines a New Approach in Line with FFIEC’s Joint Statements on Authenticating Customers and Employees The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has released joint statements dealing with stolen identities and malware that, combined, represent a threat not only...Read More
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...Read More
This year marks my ninth year in the fraud prevention space. Having been a consultant as well as running fraud departments for various e-commerce businesses, I always wondered why it seemed so difficult for corporations to do the right thing....Read More
New Survey of Retailers Has Security and Upgrading Point-of-Sale Payment Systems as Top Priorities Boston Retail Partners, an independent consulting firm, recently surveyed more than 500 retailers. Even a quick glance at the survey’s results suggests that top-of-mind subjects for...Read More
The Anthem security breach is a tipping point for all businesses and individuals that use the Internet to conduct their day-to-day business. The ramifications of more than 80 million personal identities in the hands of cybercriminals will result in the...Read More
Extended Mobile App Reputation and Device Analysis Enables Businesses to Meet Latest Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards ThreatMetrix’s latest TrustDefender Mobile release, the mobile software development kit (SDK), helps ThreatMetrix customers identify fraudulent behavior and reduce friction for transactions...Read More
Payment Card Network’s “Visa Checkout” Online Payment Service to Deploy Token Technology Visa is enabling the use of tokens, which are mathematical codes that transform sensitive consumer information such as 16-digit credit card numbers into encrypted codes that are useless...Read More
Andreas Baumhof, ThreatMetrix’s CTO, Explains How a Holistic Approach to Security Might Well Have Made All the Difference Shoulda, coulda, woulda can’t help the 50,000 past and present Uber drivers whose personal information (names and driver’s license numbers) was compromised...Read More