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ThreatMetrix Announces Webinar: Protecting Against the Latest Advances in Online Fraud

Posted August 24, 2012

The Webinar Will Address the Latest Ways VPNs and Phishing Are Being Used to Defraud Organizations

San Jose, CA – August 24, 2012 – ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, today announced that it is hosting a webinar that will highlight the latest ways virtual private networks (VPN) and phishing are being used to defraud online businesses and how the most recent release of the ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform can detect these threats in real-time.

The webinar titled “Protecting Against the Latest Advances in Online Fraud” is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 29 at 10 a.m. PDT/ 1 p.m. EDT, and will feature insights from Aarij Khan, senior director of product marketing, ThreatMetrix.

“Today’s threat landscape is continuously changing and the most recent trend cybercriminals are resorting to is using VPN to conceal their true IP addresses,” said Khan. “By combining phishing detection, advanced device identification and malware protection, ThreatMetrix gives organizations a more accurate assessment of whether any given web request or transaction should be accepted, rejected or held for manual review.”

The most recent release of the ThreatMetrix Cybercrime Defender Platform is the only online fraud prevention solution on the market that provides VPN and phishing detection with advanced device identification and malware protection to combat cybercriminals. Supporting a customer’s layered security approach, the platform provides advanced protection against account takeover attacks, fraudulent payments and spoofed identities to ensure secure, frictionless online transactions.

In this free, 60-minute webinar, ThreatMetrix will discuss:

• How and why cybercriminals are resorting to VPNs to avoid detection and mask their fraudulent activities

• How organizations can protect themselves from identity theft and account takeover with phishing, device identification and malware detection


Protecting Against Advances in Web Fraud Whitepaper

About ThreatMetrix

ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company®, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet. Verifying more than 20 billion annual transactions supporting 30,000 websites and 4,000 customers globally through the ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network®, ThreatMetrix secures businesses and end users against account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches. Key benefits include an improved customer experience, reduced friction, revenue gain and lower fraud and operational costs. The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments and lending, media, government and insurance.

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Media Contacts:

Dan Rampe
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Meghan Reilly
Walker Sands Communications
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