Articles with tag: cybercrime

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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

Symphony Technology Group closes acquisition of RSA

08 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

US-based cybersecurity and risk management company RSA has announced it has begun operating independently after being acquired by Symphony Technology Group.

RSA, fraud prevention, cybersecurity, risk management, cybercrime, Symphony Technology Group, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, M&A, United States, north America

AU10TIX's platform INSTINCT sees increase in synthetic fraud detection

01 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

AU10TIX’s latest platform launched in June, INSTINCT, has reported a double increase in synthetic fraud detection.

AU10TIX, INSTINCT, synthetic fraud, fraud detection, payment fraud, cybercrime

Fraud attacks double as COVID-19 transforms the digital economy, reveals Arkose Labs

05 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Arkose Labs has revealed new data showing the impact of the rapidly evolving nature of online fraud, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Arkose Labs, report, online fraud, COVID-19, cybercrime, retail, cross-border attacks, fraudsters, human-driven attacks, in-game abuse attacks, application fraud, mobile attacks, Europe, North America

Ipsidy partners with IECISA for mobile facial biometric identity solutions

21 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ipsidy and IECISA have signed a strategic partnership agreement to offer innovative identity solutions, enhanced with verification by RENIEC, the Peruvian National ID Registry.

Ipsidy, IECISA, partnership, mobile facial biometrics, identity, security, IDaaS, onboarding, ecommerce, risks, cybercrime, KYC

USD 3.1 mln in Bitcoin stolen from Cashaa

13 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

UK-based digital asset exchange Cashaa has suffered a security breach which led to hackers allegedly stealing over 336 Bitcoin, an amount valued at over USD 3.1 million.

bitcoin, cryptocurrency, exchange, Cashaa, hack, UK, digital, fintech, cybercrime, Delhi Crime Bureau, malware, digital currency

Cosmic Lynx responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks against corporations

08 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Cosmic Lynx, a new group believed to be from the Russian cybercriminal space, has been responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks since July 2019, according to Agari researchers.

Cosmic Lynx, Russia, BEC, cybercrime, cybercriminals, business email compromise, return on investment, social engineering attacks, BEC attacks, FBI IC3 report, Fortune 500, Global 2000

Italy and Romania take down cyber fraud ring

07 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Italian National Postal and Communication Police Unit and the Romanian National Police, supported by Europol and Eurojust, have dismantled an organised criminal group involved in financial fraud, cybercrime, and money laundering.

Europol, Eurojust, CEO fraud, organised criminal group, financial fraud, cybercrime, money laundering, money mules, Italy, Romania

SEON exposes the cybercrime problem the UK is currently facing

30 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

SEON has announced insight into the scale of the cybercrime problem UK SMEs face, estimating that there may be 6,500 preventable cybercrimes committed against UK SMEs every day. 

fraud fight, SEON, cybercrime, UK, US, SME, cybercriminals, fraud, hackers, ATO, phishing, merchants, data breaches, bot attacks, ID theft, synthetic ID fraud, PSD2, Open Banking, APAC

BioCatch's digital behavioural profiles now includes over 150 mln users

26 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

BioCatch has revealed that its compilation of privacy-protected digital behavioural profiles now includes more than 150 million individual online banking users.

behavioural biometrics, BioCatch, online banking, cybercrime, fraud, potential risk, personally identifiable information, PII, synthetic identities, onboarding, account takeovers, social engineering scams

Kasada raises USD 10 mln to fuel US expansion and product development

22 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Kasada, a web traffic security solution and services provider, has raised USD 10 million in Series B funding.

Kasada, funding, cybersecurity, cybercrime

FifthWall offers insurance policy, teams up with Pineapple Payments to combat cybercrime

12 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

FifthWall, a team of cybersecurity professionals protecting organisations from cybersecurity threats, has launched a buy-one, gift-one campaign.

Pineapple Payments, FifthWall, cybercrime, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, security, fraud, cyber insurance, merchants, payments

Hacking group accessed over EUR 600k in loyalty points, caught in Poland and Switzerland

06 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Polish and Swiss law enforcement authorities, supported by Europol and Eurojust, have discovered a hacking group that accessed more than EUR 600k in loyalty points and sold them on to another criminal group.

Europol, loyalty points, security, fraud, hackers, cybercrime

LexisNexis adds behavioural biometrics to LexisNexis ThreatMetrix

18 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has added LexisNexis Behavioral Biometrics to its portfolio of fraud and identity solutions. 

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, fraud, risk, LexisNexis ThreatMetrix, behavioural biometrics, cybersecurity, cybercrime, digital identity, authentication, transactions, bots

6AMLD: 5 crucial changes get tougher on crime

10 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Meagan Birch, Vice President of AML Solutions at Feedzai, sat down with The Paypers to discuss five major changes in The Sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Megan Birch, Feedzai, AML, financial institutions, 5AMLD, 6AMLD, crimes, fraud, terrorist financing, anti-money laundering, cybercrime, regulations, cross-border, jurisdictions, compliance

Fraudsters increasingly exploit the mobile channel, LexisNexis Cybercrime Report reveals

04 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Fraudsters are increasingly exploiting the mobile channel, according to LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ Cybercrime Report covering July 2019 through December 2019.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Cybercrime Report, bot attacks, cyber attacks, Digital Identity Network, mobile attack, attack automation, report

A zero-tolerance approach to downstream fraud from 2019 data breaches

28 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Kevin Gosschalk, Arkose Labs, believes that 'if there is one thing we can attribute to the hackers of 2019, it is the end of any pretense that personal information is secure online'

Kevin Gosschalk, Arkose Labs, bots attacks, digital commerce, fraudsters, transactions, account takeover, spoofing, credential theft, cybercrime, financial incentive, cybercriminals, authentication, identity verification

FBI reveals report of top countries which are cybercrime victims

24 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Report for 2019 has revealed that India stands third in the world among top 20 countries that are victims of internet crimes. 

India, cybercrime, victims, FBI, UK, Canada, internet crimes, scams, fraud, criminals, fraudulent actions, pharming

Internet fraud cost Americans USD 3.5 mln in 2019, FBI says

13 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Via an annual report on cybercrime, FBI has revealed that criminals are focusing on previously successful internet scams to defraud businesses and individuals in the US. 

cyberscams, ransomware, FBI, fraud, cybercrimes, US, phishing, BEC, threats, account compromise, financial information

Cybercriminals reactivate Netflix accounts without users' permission

29 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Former Netflix customers who cancelled their subscription have had their accounts reactivated without their consent by cybercriminals.

Netflix, subscription, fraud prevention, cybercrime, cybersec, cybercriminals, UK