Articles with tag like: cybercriminals

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DOJ's Inspector General advises FBI on developing a 'dark web strategy'

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Dec 2020

The Department of Justice’s chief watchdog has suggested that The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) needs to develop a ‘dark web strategy’.

DOJ, FBI, crypto, darknet, fraud prevention, cybercriminals, traficking, US

Ecommerce platform X-Cart recovers from a ransomware attack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Nov 2020

Ecommerce software platform X-Cart has suffered a ransomware attack at the end of October 2020, and e-stores hosted by the company went down.

ecommerce, X-Cart, ransomware attack, cybercriminals

Inside the business of cybercrime – exclusive interview with Jonathan Lusthaus, RiskConnect speaker

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Oct 2020

Ahead of RiskConnect 2020 edition, The Paypers sat with Jonathan Lusthaus, Director of The Human Cybercriminal Project at the Extra-Legal Governance Institute, University of Oxford to discuss the ‘human’ side of profit-driven cybercrime and learn about cybercrime markets

RiskConnect, Human Cybercriminal Project, Oxford University, cybercrime, Web Shield, risk, compliance, cybercriminals, fraud, money laundering, scams, malware, banking fraud, credit card fraud

Digital Trust & Safety – how to empower customers and merchants to fight fraud

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Oct 2020

Ahead of the holiday shopping season, Kevin Lee, Trust & Safety Architect at Sift, shares what are the main types of attacks during these festive periods and how to best prepare against them

Sift, digital trust, digital safety, ATO, online fraud, ecommerce, COVID-19, pandemic, cybercriminals, BOPIS, iD, API, Adyen, Braintree, PayPal, Stripe

20 arrests in QQAAZZ multi-million money laundering case

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Oct 2020

20 individuals suspected of belonging to the QQAAZZ criminal network which attempted to launder tens of millions of euros on behalf of the world’s foremost cybercriminals have been arrested.

cybercriminals, Europol, fraud prevention, bank accounts, money laundering, cryptocurrency, banks, QQAAZZ, tumbling services

Account takeover becomes weapon of choice for fraudsters leading up to holiday shopping season

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Oct 2020

Sift has released its Q3 2020 Digital Trust & Safety Index, which examines how cybercriminals have been using ATO fraud to steal from consumers and ecommerce merchants.

Sift, research, Q3 2020 Digital Trust & Safety Index, cybercriminals, account takeover, ATO, fraud, ecommerce, merchants, US, COVID-19, fraudsters, payment information, rewards points, multi-factor authentication, MFA, hack, credential stuffing, chargeback

Fraudsters turn to Telegram app to steal payment card data

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Sep 2020

Malwarebytes has revealed that some fraudsters are using the encrypted instant messaging app Telegram to steal payment card data from ecommerce sites.

Malwarebytes, fraudsters, Telegram, payment card data, ecommerce, Base64, bots, cybercriminals, malware, AffableKraut, skimming attacks, encryption

Trulioo recommends payment apps to improve security against COVID-19 fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Jul 2020

Trulioo has released an Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer (KYC) report that tracks fraudulent activity during the pandemic.

Trulioo, anti-money laundering, AML, Know Your Customer, KYC, report, fraudulent activity, COVID-19, cybercriminals, Payment Apps, online transactions, biometrics, account takeover, Westpac Banking Corporation, customer onboarding

Cosmic Lynx responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks against corporations

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Jul 2020

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

PayPal account details sold on the dark web for USD 200, Privacy Affairs research reveals

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 Jul 2020

Cybersecurity research company Privacy Affairs has discovered that cybercriminals sell account details on the dark web  for about USD 200.

cybersecurity, Privacy Affairs, PayPal, account details, PayPal accounts, credit card details, cybercriminals, dark web

SEON exposes the cybercrime problem the UK is currently facing

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Jun 2020

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

SEON's fraud prevention tool helps during the COVID period

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Jun 2020

SEON has revealed it is helping to speed up integration times associated with fraud prevention tools with a new solution in the market.

SEON, fraud prevention, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, cybercriminals, startup, fraud, Hungary, fraud managers, inclusion, API, risk

Breach Clarity reveals data breaches with great risk of COVID-19 scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Jun 2020

Amid predictions that the pandemic will generate a wave of financial and identity crime, Breach Clarity has released an analysis of recent data breaches, which identifies risks for COVID-19 scams. 

data breaches, risk, COVID-19, scams, financial crime, identity crime, Breach Clarity, risk rating, credentials, security, personal data, credit card, debit card, phishing, cybercriminals, payment fraud

buguroo unveils new centre for prevention against COVID-related fraud messages

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 May 2020

Online fraud prevention specialist buguroo has launched its new COVID-19 Online Banking Fraud Resources Centre.

buguroo, launch, COVID-19, online banking, fraud, coronavirus, scams, online fraud, banks, accounts, cybercriminals

Open source blogging platform Ghost affected by crypto mining malware

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 May 2020

Ghost, an open source blogging platform, has had its servers compromised by crypto miners as part of an extensive ransomware campaign.

Ghost, open source platform, blog, crypto mining malware, ransomware, Salt software, cybercriminals, Cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, Monero

Sift reveals ecommerce fraud tracker

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Apr 2020

Sift has announced the release of its COVID-19 and E-Commerce Fraud Tracker, a weekly updating digest of changes in ecommerce and fraud amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

Sift, launch, COVID-19, coronavirus, ecommerce, fraud, trust, safety, cybercriminals, pandemic, shopping behaviour, payment fraud, losses, groceries online, physical ecommerce

swIDch uses dynamic PANs to overcome numberless cards limitations

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Apr 2020

UK-based cybersecurity startup swIDch has announced the use of PANs (primary account number) to overcome numberless cards limitations and to create a new security environment in the payment process.

swIDch, UK, PAN, numberless cards, BIN, API, cypersecurity, cybercriminals, payment card, online payment

Social distancing changes shopping behaviours, TransUnion research finds

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Mar 2020

TransUnion has released new research that quantifies the spike in digital commerce since social distancing became widespread globally. 

TransUnion, social distancing, shopping, ecommerce, transactions , digital fraud, abuse, cybercriminals, loyalty points, risk, consumer behaviour, mobile payments

Scammers see opportunity with coronavirus, stealing USD 1.1 mln from victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Mar 2020

Fast-moving fraudsters have exploited the coronavirus to scam more than USD 1 million from victims who were fearful about the growing pandemic.

coronavirus, scammers, victims, malware, payments, Interpol, bank accounts, fraudulent cash, fraud, cybercriminals

Large European financial infrastructures join forces against cyber threats

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Mar 2020

Large financial infrastructures in Europe have teamed up to share information to protect themselves against cyber risks.

financial infrastructures, Europe, cyber threats, cyber risks, cybercriminals, CIISI