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Nigerians battling digital payments scams, report shows

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Jul 2022

Nigerians embracing digital payments platforms are facing scams and getting hugely exposed to fraudsters, report shows.

fraud management, fraud detection, digital payments, scam

Payment redirection scams mounted to USD 227 million in 2021: ACCC report

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Jul 2022

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s has published its 'Targeting Scams' report, stating a 77% increase in payment redirection scams compared to 2020.

scam, report, fraud prevention, cybercrime, ransomware

Australians lose AUD 2 bln to fraud in 2021

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Jul 2022

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its annual Targeting Scams report, highlighting that Australian consumers and businesses lost over AUD 2 billion to scams and fraud.

scam, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, identity fraud, COVID-19, payment fraud, report

Signifyd survey: UK shoppers frustrated with SCA

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 Jul 2022

Ecommerce and fraud prevention fintech Signifyd has released its latest survey conducted in the UK on 14 March 2022.

SCA, identity fraud, fraud prevention, online authentication, multi-factor authentication, biometrics, biometric authentication, survey, scam, online shopping, retail

New fraud data from Sift: Content abuse rises 28 per cent as scammers exploit global unrest

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 Jul 2022

Jane Lee, Trust and Safety Architect at Sift, breaks down 2022 global content fraud data, trends, and evolving abuse tactics.

fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, identity fraud, scam, identity theft, cryptocurrency, crypto, local payment method

CBA uses AI tech to protect customers from scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 Jul 2022

Australia-based Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has introduced new AI-based technology to detect suspicious and unusual behaviour on its digital banking platforms.

scam, artificial intelligence, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, financial crime

40 mln Britons targeted by scammers in 2022

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Jun 2022

Daily Mail has launched an investigation which revealed that Britain has fraud losses of up to GBP 3 billion a year.

online fraud, scam, fraud prevention, identity theft, research

ACMA authority to combat SMS and identity theft phone scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Jun 2022

Telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), has focused on setting SMS and identity theft as compliance priorities.

digital identity, regulation, compliance, scam, fraud prevention

Organised crime group dismantled by Europol

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Jun 2022

A cross-border operation, supported by Europol and involving the Belgian Police and the Dutch Police, has resulted in the dismantling of an organised crime group involved in phishing, fraud, scams, and money laundering. 

phishing, fraud prevention, fraud management, scam, money laundering

MAS and ABS introduce self-service to fight digital banking scam

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Jun 2022

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have announced that an emergency self-service ‘kill switch’ will be introduced to fight digital banking scams.

regulation, digital banking, banks, scam, fraud prevention

Online Scams: The Surging Epidemic Plaguing Digital Commerce

Webinar | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Jun 2022

Watch our on-demand webinar with Sift, where we discussed the rise in online scams and why businesses need to proactively block suspicious activity to safeguard community integrity and drive growth.

fraud detection, scam, Sift, ecommerce, cybersecurity

Making digital trust the main event

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Jun 2022

Digital trust is the cornerstone for online transactions, but currently it’s broken. Callsign’s Amir Nooriala explains why it’s the focus of this year’s (IF) Identity First event.

transactions , digital identity, data, identity fraud, scam, banks, retail, merchant, financial institutions, artificial intelligence

Lloyds Bank warns people who apply for online loans against scammers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Jun 2022

UK-based retail and commercial Lloyds Bank has issued a warning to its consumers as the number of advance fee loan scams have increased in Q1 2022.

scam, online banking, banks, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, transaction fraud, online security

Santander ramps up fraud alerts to protect customers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 May 2022

Santander has announced it is ramping up its fraud alerts to help protect customers making online payments.

fraud management, risk management, scam, online payments

Human behaviour and the tools of the scammers

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 May 2022

From RATs to psychological tricks, bad actors are using every trick in the book to defraud their customers – with a high success rate. Callsign’s Andreas Eliasson says that needs to change

identity verification, behavioural biometrics, APP fraud, risk management, fraud detection, digital identity, scam

Customers keep getting scammed through Zelle

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 May 2022

Americans have lost money in fraudulent charges through the money transfer app Zelle

scam, banks, payments , fraud prevention, money transfer

Westpac launches automated scam blockers when shopping online

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Apr 2022

Australia-based bank Westpac has started automatically blocking suspect online transactions from overseas retailers considered high-risk of being a scam.

scam, product launch, cybercrime, fraud prevention, fraud detection

FCA investigated 300 crypto operators in 2021

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Mar 2022

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened 300 probes into unauthorised cryptocurrency operators in a six-month span in 2021.

FCA, regulation, cryptocurrency, scam, cybersecurity

Scammers are winning: EUR 41.3 (USD 47.8) billion lost in scams, up 15%

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Feb 2022

Jorij Abraham, Managing Director at ScamAdviser, discusses concrete facts regarding the reasons that led to an increase in scam attacks and what is to be done to combat them


scam, online fraud, ransomware, banks, phishing

Allure Security concludes seed funding

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Feb 2022

US-based fraud prevention company Allure Security has closed its seed funding round on USD 6.8 million.

fraud prevention, scam, cybersecurity, fraud detection, funding