Articles with tag: cyberattack

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions reveals new risks for EMEA in online channels during the pandemic

15 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released its biannual Cybercrime Report, which tracks global cybercrime activity from January 2020 through June 2020.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Cybercrime Report, cybercrime, COVID-19, LexisNexis Digital Identity Network, EMEA, desktop transactions, attack rate, UK, human-initiated cyberattacks, bot attacks, US, ecommerce, online payments, merchants, digital payments, account takeover, identity spoofing, chargeback, fraud

New Zealand stock exchange hit by cyber-attack

27 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The New Zealand stock exchange has been knocked offline two days in a row due to a cyber-attack.

NZX, DDoS, cyberattack, stock exchange, fraud prevention, online security, New Zealand, network service provider

Fintechs from UK, Europe, Australia, Canada targeted through malware by Evilnum, report

13 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Evilnum, an advanced and persistent threat group, has been targeting UK-based fintechs and others throughout Europe since 2018, according to ESET, an online security company.

fintechs, UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, malware, Evilnum, ESET, online security company, cyberattacks, phishing emails, spear-phishing, covid-19

Magecart attackers compromised Claire's, Intersport web shops

18 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Magecart attackers have hit web shops belonging to retail chains Claire’s and Intersport, and equipped them with payment card skimmers.

Claire’s, Intersport, magecart, card skimmers, online stores, ecommerce, Sansec, cyberattack, ESET, online card payments, payment card information, WSPay, payment platform, malicious code, COVID-19, breach, data theft

9 mln easyJet customer details exposed in cyberattack

20 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

easyJet has unveiled that the personal information of 9 million customers was accessed in a sophisticated cyberattack on the airline.

EasyJet, cyberattack, customers' details, fraud, ICO, data regulator, credit cards, passport, unauthorised access

Arkose Labs finds 20% increase in online fraud, change in consumer behaviour during COVID-19

29 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Arkose Labs has revealed data showing the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on online fraud. 

Arkose Labs, fraud, digital behaviour, COVID-19, corona virus, cyberattacks, attacks, online fraud, fraudsters, accounts, retail, travel

GlobeX Data to protect against coronavirus-related BEC scams

24 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Switzerland-based cybersecurity service provider GlobeX Data has announced that it is planning to launch a new service against BEC (Business Email Compromise) attacks. 

GlobeX Data, coronavirus, BEC, business email compromise, cybersecurity service provider, COVID-19, Switzerland, WFH, home internet security, cyberattacks, Association for Financial Professionals, payment fraud

Know your fraudster: Protect the good users, prevent the bad from operating

19 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Pablo de la Riva, CEO at buguroo, discusses how focusing on fraudster identity can help banks uncover entire crime networks without impacting their regular customers

Pablo de la Riva, buguroo, fraud, identity, verification, machine learning, artificial intelligence, banks, cyberattacks, authentication, fraud prevention, behavioural biometrics, geolocation data, Fraudster Hunter, ID checks, digital bank

Bots targeting mobile app registrations fuel holiday shopping cyberattacks

17 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

In 2019 bots evolved to target new account creations, with the Black Friday week continuing this global trend, according to an analysis released by LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Black Friday, research, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, mobile accounts, ecommerce, fraudsters, transactions

Quantum risks to cybersecurity

17 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Large-scale quantum computers will significantly expand computing power, creating new opportunities for improving cybersecurity.

cybersecurity, quantum computing, risk management, fraud prevention, Behaviour, quantum cybersecurity, cyberattacks

Germany marks nearly 40 thousand e-banking phishing cases since 2008

05 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The number of officially reported phishing attacks on German online banking users in the last decade has reached nearly 40 thousand cases, according to research.

Germany, phishing, fraud prevention, banking, banking, financial industry, cyberattack

Kount to catch criminal and friendly fraud via new service

25 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Kount has announced it is launching the industry's first comprehensive service that protects digital companies against both criminal and friendly fraud.

Kount, criminal activities, friendly fraud, cyberattacks, chargebacks, Visa, merchants, hackers, consumer abuse, transactions, fraud

NEC Corporation, INTERPOL work together to strengthen cybersecurity

25 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

NEC Corporation has revealed the conclusion of a global cybersecurity agreement with the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).

NEC Corporation, INTERPOL, cybersecurity, partnership, cyberattacks, cybercrime, fraud detection, identification

Pemex forced to rely on manual billing amid cyberattack

13 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has been hit by a ransomware attack that affects the Mexican company’s billing systems, according to Bloomberg.

cyberattack, ransomware, Mexico, cybersecurity, fraud prevention,

Ransomware, abusing machine learning among top cyberattacks

06 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ransomware, increasing stealth in malicious Android apps, exploiting misconfiguration in the cloud, and abusing machine learning have been reported by SophosLabs as top cyberattacks.

Ransomware, malicious Android apps, cloud, machine learning, cyberattacks, fraud prevention, cybersec, SophosLabs

KnowBe4 introduces two initiatives to strengthen organisational security culture

30 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

KnowBe4, a provider of security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has introduced two new assessment capabilities.

KnowBe4, security, training, social engineering, phishing, phishing platform, cyberattacks

Cybersec company Sophos bought by Thoma Bravo for USD 3.8 billion

16 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Sophos, a UK-based cybersecurity company, is being bought by US private equity company, Thoma Bravo, for USD 3.8 billion.

Sophos, Thoma Bravo, acquisition, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, ransomware, cyberattacks, UK, US

Mastercard reveals Threat Scan to identify bank fraud vulnerabilities

02 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Mastercard has unveiled a new global service dubbed Threat Scan, which helps banks proactively identify potential vulnerabilities in their authorisation systems.

Mastercard, launch, Threat Scan, bank fraud, criminal transactions, authorization, security, fraud prevention, fraudulent attacks, cyberattacks, financial services

Indian ATM machines targeted by North Korean malware to steal data

30 Sep 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

North Korean hackers have been observed using a new malware strain that can be planted on ATM systems and used to record and steal data from payment cards inserted into a machine.

ATM machines, malware, data, Lazarus Group, cyber-espionage, North Korea, India, cyberattacks, ATMDtrack, fraud prevention

Dunkin Donuts sued by New York over cyberattacks

27 Sep 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

New York Attorney General has accused Dunkin’ Donuts of failing to protect hundreds of thousands of customers whose accounts were targeted in a series of ‘brute force’ cyberattacks.

Dunkin Donuts, cyberattacks, fraud prevention, payments security, data breach, password reset, attacks, US