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Twitter accounts hacked to spread a crypto scam

16 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

A hacker has gained access to a Twitter ‘admin’ tool on the company’s network that allowed them to hijack high-profile Twitter accounts to spread a cryptocurrency scam.

Twitter, hacker, admin tool, fraud crypto scam, email addresses, US

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

Hacker group CryptoCore alleged culprit of USD 200 mln steal from crypto exchanges

25 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Organised hacker group CryptoCore has been accused of stealing around USD 200 million from online cryptocurrency exchanges, according to ZDNet.

CryptoCore, hacker group, crypto exchanges, ClearSky, cybersecurity, dangerous password, leery turtle

Hackers exploit plugin vulnerabilities, FBI warns

19 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The FBI has warned that hackers are exploiting a three-year-old vulnerability in a Magento plugin to take over online stores.

FBI, Magento, online stores, plugin vulnerability, malicious script, web skimming, e-skimming, bug, attacks, malicious code, payment details, hackers, credentials, fraud

Diebold Nixdorf experiences ransomware attack

14 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Diebold Nixdorf, a US-based ATM and payment technology provider, has suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. 

Diebold Nixdorf, ATM, payment technology, ransomware, hackers, customer networks, corporate network

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

Over 500,000 Zoom accounts sold on the dark web

14 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Security Affairs has reported that over 500,000 Zoom accounts are available for sale on the dark web and hacker forums. 

Zoom, accounts, dark web, attacks, hacker forums, fraud, seller, cybersecurity, intelligence, credentials, banking

PayPal accounts used by hackers for unauthorised payments

25 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Hackers have found a bug in PayPal's Google Pay integration, allowing them to use it to buy products online and incur unauthorised charges to PayPal accounts.

PayPal, accounts, unauthorised payments, hackers, fraud, illegal transactions

Hackers reveal 10.6 mln personal details of MGM hotel guests

20 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Guardian has revealed that personal details of over 10.6 million former guests of MGM Resorts hotels were posted on an online hacking forum.

personal details, MGM hotel, hackers, security, financial details, passwords, online hacking

Google requires Nest customers to use two-factor authentication

17 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Google's Nest smart home division has been requested that all users should enable two-factor authentication, starting this spring.

Google, Nest, two-factor authentication, account holder, fraud prevention, passwords, security, hackers, security code

Facebook's data partner LiveRamp infiltrated by hackers

30 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Hackers have taken over an account belonging to one of Facebook's data partners, LiveRamp, CNet reports.

hackers, Facebook, data partner, scams, LiveRamp, fraud, personal accounts, credit cards, payments

Amazon might offer hand recognition payments to stores

20 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Engadget has reported that Amazon's rumored hand recognition payment tech might be useful beyond paying at Whole Foods stores.

Amazon, hand recognition, payments, biometrics, terminals, cards, data, stolen cards, hackers, theft

Buguroo warns about malicious apps in Google Play

15 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Buguroo has warned consumers about three malicious applications that are currently available through Google Play.

Buguroo, malicious apps, Google Play, malware, fraud, personal data, passwords, identity, hackers, victims

New York's Department of Financial Services issues cybersecurity risk alert

08 Jan 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued an industry letter to all regulated entities following recent events between the US and Iran.

cyber attacks, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, Iran, US, hackers, financial services, DFS

A new PayPal phishing attack steals data by promising to secure accounts

23 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

ESET researchers have spotted an ongoing phishing campaign targeting PayPal customers, where hackers are trying to gain access to customers’ credentials to the payment service.

PayPal, phishing, fraud prevention, credit card, debit card, hackers, stealing funds

Counterfeit sneaker sites hacked to steal credit cards

16 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Hackers have been targeting sites selling counterfeit kicks to install malicious Magecart scripts that steal customers’ credit card information.

Hackers, cybersecurity, malicious scripts, ecommerce, fraud prevention, online security, credit cards, Magecart, Malwarebytes

OneSpan's Cronto solution used by Swedbank for social engineering attacks protection

27 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

According to OneSpan, Swedbank has begun distributing OneSpan’s Cronto solution to one million of its customers.

Swedbank, OneSpan, Cronto, fraud prevention, social engineering attacks, identities, e-signatures, banks, transactions, PSD2, authentication, hackers, fraud detection

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

Visa reveals suite of security capabilities for fraud prevention

04 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Visa has announced the launch of a suite of security capabilities in a bit to help prevent and disrupt payment fraud.

Visa, security, fraud prevention, payments, fraud, data, accounts, threats, transactions, financial institutions, hackers, vulnerabilities, malware, ecommerce

Italian client records of UniCredit affected by data breach

28 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

UniCredit has announced its cyber security team had identified a data breach involving a file created in 2015 and containing approximately three million records, all regarding Italian clients.

data breaches, UniCredit, fraud prevention, online security, banking, hackers, Italy