March 22, 2018
March 13, 2018
The growing number of web-enabled devices, most without updated virus or malware protection, represents low-hanging fruit for cybercriminals looking for financial gain. Online businesses need to support their customers using a variety of devices including mobile devices and smartphones, but must protect the integrity of their interactions to prevent costly attacks, data breaches and fraud.
ThreatMetrix Web gives businesses and consumers a new defense against cybercrime, protecting customer data and defending against fraud, malware and data breaches. Working transparently to the user, it protects online transactions from a wide range of threats, including Trojan and man-in-the-browser (MitB) attacks. It helps businesses detect and prevent fraud from compromised devices or accounts. Importantly, it works with a wide range of devices, including laptops and notebooks, tablets and smartphones.
Using ThreatMetrix Web, online businesses can:
ThreatMetrix Web uses a unique combination of web page fingerprinting and tagless device identification technology to protect businesses from malware:
All of this happens transparently to the user, without requiring any downloads or cookies. As a completely clientless solution, it works with many web-enabled devices, including tablets and smartphones.
On the back end, the information discovered can be integrated with broader fraud, risk, compliance and other systems. And when integrated with the ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Defender Platform, ThreatMetrix Web adds another layer of intelligence for comprehensive defenses against malware and data breaches.
ThreatMetrix Web’s clientless technology protects the transaction between the device and your site. Its unique combination of web fingerprinting and tagless device identification technologies can:
By integrating the information from ThreatMetrix Web into existing fraud prevention and data security measures, organizations can reduce risk exposure from fraud while securing customer data. ThreatMetrix provides a layered approach to effectively identify up to 95 percent of returning customers, reducing friction and fraud.
This network underpins the ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Protection Platform and leverages global shared intelligence from millions of daily consumer interactions including logins, payments and new account originations. Using this information, ThreatMetrix stitches together a customer’s true digital identity by analyzing the myriad connections between devices, locations and anonymized personal information.
Digital Identities within the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network show a pattern of trusted behavior by incorporating anonymized non-regulated personal information such as user name, password and email address with device identifiers, connection and location characteristics. At the same time ThreatMetrix profiles all devices accessing a website (desktops, laptops, smartphones, or tablets), to identify the presence of malware or other anomalies that might indicate a high-risk login attempt. High-risk anomalies can be easily identified and flagged for review or automatic rejection.
ThreatMetrix Web gives businesses and consumers a new defense against cybercrime, protecting customer data and defending against fraud, malware and data breaches.