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Nearly 26,000 Shopify stores are related to fraudulent practices, Fakespot says

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Dec 2020

Analysis by ecommerce authentication service Fakespot have found that nearly 21% of Shopify stores pose a risk to their customers.

Shopify, fraudsters, risks, Fakespot, report, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, transactions, sellers, violations, fraud

Google and Apple Pay chargebacks hardest to challenge, Ravelin reveals

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Dec 2020

A research conducted by Ravelin has revealed that the majority of merchants are struggling to challenge Google Pay and Apple Pay chargebacks successfully.

Ravelin, research, merchants, friendly fraud, chargebacks, Google Pay, Apple Pay, credit cards, fraudsters, fraud, first-party fraud, biometric authentication

buguroo rolls out Policy Manager for fraud prevention

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

Customer identification solutions provider specialised in preventing online fraud for the financial sector, buguroo, has announced the launch of Policy Manager.

buguroo, PolicyManager, fraud prevention, online fraud, financial sector, policy manager, customer identification, fraudster, Fraudster Hunter, fraud analyst

Preparing for a peak season unlike any other

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Oct 2020

Despite the global crisis, the signs point to a successful peak season for ecommerce businesses. But as Mark Strachan, EMEA Managed Risk Principal at Cybersource, discusses, businesses still need to prepare for the unexpected and ensure they're ready to adapt.

Mark Strachan, Cybersource, ecommerce fraud, COVID-19, peak season, merchants, device fingerprint, biometrics, accounts, cards, fraudster behaviour, fraud screening, transactions

UK-based Atom bank, SurePay partner for fraud prevention

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Oct 2020

SurePay has announced the successful implementation of its UK Confirmation of Payee solution for app-based bank Atom bank

Atom bank, SurePay, fraud prevention, UK, Confirmation of Payee, Netherlands, payments, IBAN, Name Check, online payments, UK Finance, Open Banking Expo, banking fraud, internet fraud, impersonation scams, fraudster

SEON partners with DevCode Identity to help keep fraudsters out

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

SEON has partnered with DevCode Identity to help iGaming companies prevent fraudsters from signing up during the customer onboarding process.

SEON, DevCode Identity, iGaming, fraudsters, customer onboarding, fraud prevention, digital footprints, merchants, KYC, regulatory sanctions

Uganda-based police hunt for mobile money hackers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Oct 2020

The Uganda-based police force has begun searching for hackers who accessed the systems of a third party that processes phone-based transactions.

Uganda, mobile money, hackers, fraudsters, third party, phone-based transactions, MTN Group, Standard Bank, mobile-money systems, Criminal Investigation Department, Bloomberg, utility bills, payments, cell phone

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

JP Morgan improves payment fraud protection for SME clients

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

US-based lender JP Morgan has boosted payment fraud protections for its small and mid-sized business customers, according to Reuters.

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Fraudsters force Docomo to halt mobile payment service sign-ups

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Sep 2020

Japan-based mobile carrier NTT Docomo has halted new registrations for its mobile payment service in response to a string of fraudulent bank withdrawals tied to the platform nationwide.

Docomo, Japan, fraudsters, personal identification number, payment system, mobile carrier, mobile payment

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

Almost half of the fuel merchants are currently unprepared to meet the EMV deadline

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Aug 2020

ACI Worldwide has revealed that as of July 2020, 47% of major fuel merchants are unprepared to meet EMV automated fuel dispenser (AFD) compliance by the new April 2021 deadline.

ACI Worldwide, survey, fuel merchants, EMV, automated fuel dispenser, AFD, compliance, fraud, card issuers, COVID-19, chargebacks, fraud costs, fraudsters, data security, encryption, tokenization, digital payments, contactless payments, mobile payments, alternative payment methods

TransUnion research shows that fraudsters decrease online schemes against companies

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Aug 2020

TransUnion has revealed that fraudsters are decreasing their schemes against businesses, while COVID-19 scams against consumers are increasing. 

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Experian hand over personal details in data breach

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

Dalily Maverick has revealed that credit bureau Experian handed over personal details of as many as 24-million consumers and nearly 800,000 businesses to a suspected fraudster. 

Experian, data breach, fraud, fraudsters, hack, credit information, personal details, financial information

Mogo offers access to its MogoProtect to help Canada combat identity fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Aug 2020

Mogo has announced that it is now providing free access to its digital ID fraud protection solution, MogoProtect, to help Canadians better understand and combat identity fraud.

Mogo, MogoProtect, identity fraud, fraud protection, Canada, fraudsters, credit card, loan

Kompli-Global launches Kompli-Reveal to help clients expose bad actors within their customer base

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Aug 2020

Regtech AML specialist Kompli-Global has launched Kompli-Reveal to help clients reveal the real-time status, allow reconciliation of the data, and reduce risk of non-compliance.

Kompli-Global, Kompli-Reveal, reconciliation, non-compliance, United Kingdom, AML, regtech, fraudster, money launderer, screening solution, banks, payment providers, accountants, compliance strategy

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Aug 2020

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

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Crisis and lockdown: How some markets are playing their cards right

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Jun 2020

Nicolas Engel, Director, Managed Risk Solutions at CyberSource, explores how businesses have best adapted to the new COVID-19 normal, and sees how agility is a decisive factor in this uncertain world

Nicolas Engel, CyberSource, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, lockdown, IATA, travel, airlines, identity, fraud, fraud rate, fraud management, behaviour, risks, payments, IP address, data, merchants, fraudsters, contactless payments, online payments, POS

Phishing emails that impersonate Wells Fargo target customers

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

American Banker has reported that employees of large corporations are being targeted with phishing emails that impersonate the Wells Fargo security team.

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ClearSale's data shows surge in first-time online shoppers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Jun 2020

International fraud protection company ClearSale has released data from five countries that indicates the COVID-19 crisis has pushed more people to shop online for the first time.

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