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Equifax will acquire Kount for $640 Million to expand its worldwide footprint in digital identity and fraud prevention solutions. [Read More]
Trend Micro warns that a previously unknown threat actor is targeting multiple organizations, including government entities, research institutions, and universities in Taiwan. [Read More]
New ransomware using strong encryption scheme to prevent decryption of hijacked data. [Read More]
The combined entity offers more than a half-dozen security solutions for data security risk detection and cyber-attack protection, response, and recovery. [Read More]
The business communications platform acknowledged an “incident” causing major disruptions to cybersecurity teams around the world. [Read More]
U.S. Treasury FinCEN alert warns financial institutions of COVID-19 vaccine-related fraud, ransomware, and other cyberattacks. [Read More]
The bot-mitigation and fraud detection company finds an exit after raising $31 million in venture capital funding. [Read More]
Cybercriminals employ COVID-19 vaccine-related schemes to obtain personal information and money from unsuspecting victims. [Read More]
Proxy servers used for a blockchain domain of carding marketplace Joker’s Stash were seized by the FBI and Interpol. [Read More]
An extortion campaign ongoing since at least 2013 has switched to using a new piece of spyware, with both iOS and Android users being targeted. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Fraud & Identity Theft

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
For any fraud detection solution to be practical, it must be easily integrated into security and fraud operations.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Facts, data, and evidence are extremely important to properly detecting, preventing, and investigating both security incidents and fraud incidents.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Playing whack-a-mole with malicious code infections, phishing sites, and compromised credentials won’t help an enterprise reduce losses due to fraud.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Although robocalls are a pain for many of us, action is being taken to bring the problem under control.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Organizations may not be able to mitigate BEC scams entirely; however, tightening up processes will ensure data exposure is kept to a minimum.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
The abundance of compromised card data and other assets available online continues to hinder the fight against card-not-present (CNP) fraud.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Even organizations with the most robust defense solutions and advanced automated technologies cannot effectively combat threats such as BEC without the adequate support and nuanced expertise of humans.
Travis Greene's picture
While a credit freeze can protect against the opening of fraudulent credit accounts, it is not an inoculation against identity theft. What can be done to help protect identities and the attributes associated with them?
Ting-Fang Yen's picture
The attackers may be looking for the path of least resistance, but there is no shortcut to securing your platform.
Lance Cottrell's picture
In addition to basic credit monitoring, breached companies need to get ahead of the attacks and start providing security solutions that actually protect the victims before they are victimized again.