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UK legal and professional services group Gateley discovered a cybersecurity breach that resulted in the exposure of some data, including client information. [Read More]
US President Joe Biden delivered a stern warning Wednesday to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, saying he was prepared to retaliate against any more cyber assaults on American infrastructure. [Read More]
A Russian national accused of helping the operator of the Kelihos botnet has been convicted in the United States. [Read More]
Ukrainian police have carried out nearly two dozen raids targeting alleged associates of a Russian-speaking Clop ransomware gang it blamed for a half billion dollars in cyberattacks. [Read More]
The Russian cybersecurity firm has issued a report on ‘Ferocious Kitten’, an advanced threat actor in Iran that’s been conducting domestic cyber-surveillance for the last six years. [Read More]
Google has finally enabled end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for the Messages app in Android but the privacy-enhancing tool remains somewhat limited. [Read More]
French court rules that Ikea had set up an elaborate system to illegally spy on hundreds of employees and job applicants over several years, using private detectives as well as police sources. [Read More]
Poland's parliament said it will hold a closed-door session Wednesday to discuss a wave of cyber attacks against the EU member that the government called "unprecedented". [Read More]
General Manager of the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) John Lambert recently keynoted the SecurityWeek threat-intelligence summit where he called for a more collaborative approach to information sharing in cybersecurity. [Read More]
Identity management provider Elisity closes Series A funding to help scale and meet demand for its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform. [Read More]

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Idan Aharoni's picture
Fraudsters will determine who to target within the industry based on each service’s fraud prevention policies and maturity, rather than generally targeting the industry.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Taking down dark web sites may cause headache for both the bad guys and the good guys, but it can also have a profound positive effect on the fight against cybercrime.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb debunks the most common myths surrounding fraud, security and user experience.
Derek Manky's picture
Each side of the public-private collaboration has resources and capabilities that shore up the other and increase effectiveness in combatting cybercrime.
Tim Bandos's picture
The ransomware threat could still become more pervasive over the next two to three years, not because ransomware is effective in and of itself but because of other players in the game continue to fan the flames.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Over the coming weeks, we must be vigilant as there will be a glut of activity and misinformation from cybercriminals wanting to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb discusses what enterprises can do to mitigate risk and limit losses account takeover (ATO) fraud, account opening (AO) fraud, and payment fraud.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Proposed Distributed Account Information Certification (DAIC) enables organizations to quickly and securely validate the bank account information of companies before they send payments
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
By implementing controls to prevent fraud and implementing fraud monitoring capabilities, state agencies can greatly reduce the amount of unemployment fraud that happens under their auspices.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
For any fraud detection solution to be practical, it must be easily integrated into security and fraud operations.