Fraud Prevention

Machine Learning Techniques for Fraud Analytics, Part 1

Fraud analytics is an endless game of cat and mouse, but machine learning just might be the tool to help fraud professionals win this game. In the financial services world, fraudsters must be faster and smarter than the slowest bank...

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Mike Nathan
Posted February 7, 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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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted January 4, 2018
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
Digital Identity

Identity Fraud: Keeping Digital ID Cards and Citizens Safe

A potential security flaw in the digital identification cards issued to citizens in Estonia as part of a massive digital transformation effort has put that country’s reputation, as well as the identity of its citizens, in jeopardy — and could...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted November 21, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention: Three “Singles Day” Lessons for Online Retailers

Memo to online retailers: We’re all “Singles” now. With Singles Day 2017 set to shatter last year’s record of $17.8 billion in online sales, the dynamics fueling its success offer key lessons for every retailer looking to achieve revenue growth...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 10, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Online Fraud Prevention: Scaling for Singles Day — and Beyond

We scaled for “Singles Day,” so you don’t have to. The fourth-quarter selling season is about to get underway – beginning with China’s Singles Day on November 11. However, the excitement over this upcoming sales boon comes amid expectations for...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted November 8, 2017
Cybercrime

Data Breaches: Fresh Ammunition for Cybercriminals Drives Increase in Cyberattacks

Data breaches have become a common fact of life in the digital economy. But recent months have seen data breaches on a scale that has dominated even mainstream news. For digital citizens, these breaches result in a flurry of activity...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 7, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Trends in France: Media, Mobile and Millennials

Despite being less digitally active than Germany and the United Kingdom, France is experiencing more cyberfraud than its two neighbors. Even though France accounted for 96 percent less transactions than the UK this past quarter, it still suffered 10 percent...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted October 24, 2017
Fraud Prevention

The Role of a Global Digital Identifier in Financial Inclusion and Fraud Prevention

As the mobile channel drives inclusion efforts of financial institutions around the world, a revolutionary new global digital identifier might be the solution to their biggest challenge—fraud. Called ThreatMetrix ID™, this breakthrough technology allows financial services companies, retailers and others...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted October 18, 2017
Digital Identity

No Better Time for Digital Identities

It is no secret that we live in a post-data breach world. A simple glimpse at the news serves as a sobering reminder of this fact. One of the most recent breaches, which targeted Equifax, is getting quite a bit...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 10, 2017
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