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The cryptocurrency division of Robinhood has been slapped with a $30 million penalty for "significant violations" of New York state's cybersecurity and money laundering regulations. [Read More]
Cybersleuths at Microsoft discover a link between the recent ‘Raspberry Robin’ USB-based worm attacks and the notorious EvilCorp ransomware operation. [Read More]
In testimony before the the US House Intelligence Committee, security pros at Google and Citizen Lab make fresh calls for a wholesale clampdown on problematic commercial spyware vendors. [Read More]
Authorities in Europe have arrested close to a hundred individuals for invoice fraud as the US indicts a Florida man for role in BEC scheme. [Read More]
Redmond's security research teams intercept multiple zero-day attacks attributed to DSIRF, a private cyber mercenary firm operating out of Austria. [Read More]
A global study of 550 organizations finds the average cost of a data breach reaching all-time high of $4.35 million as businesses struggle with ransomware and lack of zero trust principles. [Read More]
Reports say a Greek lawmaker in the European Parliament was targeted with malicious links trying to plant the Predator spyware program. [Read More]
A major security vulnerability in the open source PrestaShop software is being exploited in the wild and approximately 300,000 merchant shops are at risk. [Read More]
SonicWall ships urgent patches for a critical flaw in its Global Management System (GMS) software, warning that the defect exposes businesses to remote hacker attacks. [Read More]
Researchers at Intezer are documenting the intricacies of Lightning Framework, an undetected Swiss Army Knife-like Linux malware capable of installing rootkits. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Fraud & Identity Theft

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
A healthy dose of curiosity and humility can help enterprises ask the right questions, perform the right analysis, and focus on the right topics around improving their fraud programs.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
We can learn a valuable lesson about better fraud decision-making from restaurant choosing scenarios.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
While attackers and fraudsters are continually adapting and evolving, there are some measures that businesses can take to improve their fraud programs
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
Similar to investigations that disrupt cyberattacks on retailers, the same tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) can be leveraged against those that sell counterfeit or stolen goods.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
The question of the importance of the state of a client device is a debate that has been around for a few years in the security field.
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.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb debunks the most common myths surrounding fraud, security and user experience.
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.