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

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
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
Cybercrime

Financial Crime and Its Role in Funding Terrorists

As 2018 gets underway, a troubling confluence of geopolitical, ideological and technological developments threaten to make cyber-fraud prevention more than just a matter of protecting businesses against new and emerging forms of financial crime. Increasingly, it’s also about national security....

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Frank Teruel
Posted January 16, 2018
Fraud Prevention

Financial Crime and Cyber Fraud Converge in Menacing Mashup

A crackdown on international money laundering has confirmed fears about the convergence of cyber fraud and financial crime that threatens to hobble online fraud prevention efforts in 2018 and beyond. According to reports, law enforcement agencies in 26 countries partnered...

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Frank Teruel
Posted January 4, 2018
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