Fraud Prevention

Online Financial Fraud Doesn’t Have an Age Bias

Online financial fraud is becoming more difficult to spot as fraudsters and cybercriminals create more sophisticated schemes, seemingly on a daily basis.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted April 13, 2018
Digital Identity

Synthetic Identity Fraud: The Growing Threat and How to Stop It

Synthetic identity is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity fraud. According to reports in the Wall Street Journal, a record $355 million in outstanding credit card debt is now owed by people who didn’t even exist as recently as...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted April 10, 2018
Cybersecurity

The Changing Face of Fraud in the Internet of Things Era

50 years ago, audiences around the world were asked to suspend their disbelief as Stanley Kubrick brought HAL 9000 to life in 2001: A Space Odyssey. The portrayal of a sentient computer in control of a spaceship, capable of speech...

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Ellie Burns
Posted April 9, 2018
Digital Identity

Identity Is the New Currency: Radio Interview

Cybercriminals and fraudsters have moved beyond simply making purchases with stolen credit card information. Instead, they are focusing on using identity data from the myriad of breaches around the globe for much larger gains. Through such tactics as identity farming...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted March 6, 2018
Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix and LexisNexis Risk Solutions: The Next Chapter in Identity

I am delighted to report that ThreatMetrix has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions (a RELX Group company ) in an all-cash offer of $830 million.

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted January 29, 2018
Digital Identity

Can Digital Identity Solve the Government’s Custom Software Problem?

With an eye toward overhauling the federal government’s aging technology infrastructure, President Trump has officially signed the Modernizing Government Technology Act into law. But, in the age of digital identity and customer-centric online services, Washington D.C. may have to give...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted January 8, 2018
Digital Identity

Online Gaming Fraud and Other Threats to a Growing Industry

Online gaming fraud could put a damper on a rapidly growing industry. But, advanced authentication technologies could be the ace in the hole that these businesses need. The global online gambling market is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2021....

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted December 27, 2017
Fraud Prevention

The Role of Fraud Prevention After the Repeal of Net Neutrality

Businesses may need to take another look at their fraud prevention solutions as the repeal of net neutrality rules, if fully enacted, could result in some unintended consequences — including a whole new avenue of attack for cybercriminals. On December...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted December 20, 2017
Payment Fraud

Payment Fraud and Friction in a Card-Not-Present World

Losses from payment fraud are expected to cost businesses more than $6 billion by 2018. In an effort to protect themselves, companies are often tempted to burden their customers with additional security measures. But, while the fear of payment fraud...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted December 19, 2017
Digital Identity

Beyond Digital Identity: 2018 Predictions

When it comes to digital identity, cybercrime and the state of the digital economy, it looks to be a bumpy 2018. Not that 2017 was a big party. Whether it was WannaCry, NotPetya, stolen NSA cyber-weapons or the mother of...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted December 6, 2017
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