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Posted April 23, 2012
ThreatMetrix Will Co-Present Along With Badoo on “Meet Friends Not Fraudsters: Learn How Badoo Keeps the Friendship Pool Clean”
San Jose, CA – April 23, 2012 – ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, announced today that it will present and exhibit at the Merchant Risk Council European Spring E-Commerce Payments and Risk Congress. The event will take place April 25-29 at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.
The MRC European Spring E-Commerce Payments and Risk Congress brings together European and global merchants, solution providers, payment processors, and other industry stakeholders for a three-day event discussing the newest breakthroughs and innovations in reducing online payment fraud and improving risk management strategies. The event features some of the world’s most recognized e-commerce leaders, educational content and over 50 speakers from the top 100 merchant companies.
Alisdair Faulkner, chief products officer, ThreatMetrix, and Greg Billinge, director of global payments, Badoo, will co-present at the event in a session titled, “Meet Friends Not Fraudsters: Learn How Badoo Keeps the Friendship Pool Clean.” Faulkner and Billinge will educate attendees on effective automated fraud prevention techniques and new fraud trends including the rise of malware and account takeover attacks migrating from financial institutions to e-commerce merchants.
Badoo, a ThreatMetrix customer, is the world’s largest and fastest growing social network for meeting new people, with over 147 million registered users. Badoo is available in 38 languages via Badoo.com and on various social/mobile platforms including iPhone, Android and Facebook.
“Global fraud trends are becoming increasingly worse, including the use of VPNs to bypass proxy piercing technology, attacks migrating from guest payments to registered accounts and the unique challenges of mobile security,” said Faulkner. “To successfully protect the integrity of online transactions, merchants must not only differentiate between a fraudster and a trusted customer, they must also detect malware and account takeover attacks.”
To learn more about how ThreatMetrix protects global e-commerce merchants from online payment fraud, attend the “Meet Friends Not Fraudsters: Learn How Badoo Keeps the Friendship Pool Clean” session on April 27 from 1 – 1:45 p.m. For more information on upcoming events, visit the ThreatMetrix website at https://www.threatmetrix.com/news-events/events/.
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.
Walker Sands Communications