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North Korean hackers charged by the US for stealing from global financial institutions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Feb 2021

The US Justice Department has charged three North Korean computer programmers for stealing from global financial institutions and firms over USD 1.3 billion.

US Justice Department, hackers, money laundering, cryptocurrency, cyber attacks

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

Magecart attack steals personal data from Magento 1 stores

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

An automated Magecart campaign against 2,000 Magento stores has compromised the private information of thousands of customers.

Magecart, Magento, private information, security incidents, hack, hackers, zero-day vulnerability, malware

Hackers breach ecommerce stores operated by Warner Music Group

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Sep 2020

Warner Music Group (WMG) has disclosed a data breach affecting customers' personal and financial information after several of its US-based ecommerce stores were hacked.

Warner Music Group, data breach, US, ecommerce, Magecart, hack, hackers, fraudulent activity, shopping cart, online store, card details, PayPal

Amazon gets Indian patent to enable secure authentication for mobile transactions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Aug 2020

Amazon has been granted an Indian patent for a method that automatically authenticates mobile transactions.

Amazon, Indian patent, India, mobile transactions, automated authentication, merchants, trusted merchant, online payment, security, hackers, skimmers, transaction details, unauthorised payments

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

Hackers exploit plugin vulnerabilities, FBI warns

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 May 2020

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 May 2020

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

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

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

PayPal accounts used by hackers for unauthorised payments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Dec 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Dec 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Nov 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Nov 2019

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