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Bishop Fox has raised more than $154 million in lifetime funding to build and market technology for continuous attack surface management. [Read More]
China-linked cybercrime group Fangxiao set up over 40,000 malicious websites spoofing more than 400 popular brands. [Read More]
For the second consecutive month, Microsoft rushed out patches to cover vulnerabilities that were already exploited as zero-day in the wild, including a pair of belated fixes for exploited Microsoft Exchange Server flaws. [Read More]
The US government has seized $3.4 billion in bitcoin from a real estate developer who stole the cryptocurrency from the dark web marketplace Silk Road a decade ago. [Read More]
Redmond warns that China-based nation state threat actors are taking advantage of a one-year-old law to “stockpile” zero-days for use in sustained malware attacks. [Read More]
Security and fraud prevention provider Darwinium raises $10 million in seed funding round led by Blackbird and Airtree. [Read More]
A French-speaking cybercrime group tracked as Opera1er may have stolen more than $30 million from banks and other organizations. [Read More]
The US DoJ has announced charges against eight individuals for their roles in a RICO conspiracy involving hacking and fraud. [Read More]
See Tickets is informing users that their payment card data was likely exposed after hackers injected skimmer code on its website. [Read More]
SafeBreach warns of a new PowerShell backdoor that pretends to be part of the Windows update process. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Fraud & Identity Theft

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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.
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.