Articles with tag: phishing

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Goodbye passwords, passwordless authentication is here to stay

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Oct 2020

By 2022, Gartner predicts that 60% of large and global enterprises, along with 90% of mid-size enterprises, will implement passwordless authentication methods in over 50% of use cases, up from 5% in 2018, Srividya Sunderamurthy from Vesta debates.

Srividya Sunderamurthy, Vesta, AML, account takeover, ecommerce, fraud, PII, phishing, credential stuffing, data breaches, merchants, authentication

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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SentryBay reveals new solution to protect online retail banking from malware

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

SentryBay has revealed it is launching BankSafe, which is meant to bring the same level of patented enterprise malware protection to online retail banking customers.

SentryBay, online retail banking, BankSafe, cybersecurity, banks, data theft, ecommerce transactions, security, phishing, ransomware

Westpac to implement new fraud protection measures within its branch network

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

Westpac has announced plans to implement new fraud protection measures within its branch network after flagging a spike in scamming activity.

Westpac, fraud protection, scam detection technology, real-time alerts, romance scam, email phishing

Latest Mimecast research finds threat actors more motivated by money than intelligence or IP

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

Mimecast has launched a report that provides technical analysis of US targeted attacks that attempted to infiltrate the security environment of Mimecast customers. 

Mimecast, report, spam, phishing, malware, ransomware, impersonation attacks, opportunistic attacks, targeted attacks, COVID-19

TransUnion finds an increase in phishing attacks; enhances its Document Verification solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Jul 2020

New research from TransUnion’s Consumer Financial Hardship studies has found that phishing is the top digital fraud scheme worldwide related to COVID-19. 

TransUnion, document verification, identity fraud, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, scams, ID, phishing scams, identity theft, ATO, authentication, fraud prevention

Fintechs from UK, Europe, Australia, Canada targeted through malware by Evilnum, report

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jul 2020

Evilnum, an advanced and persistent threat group, has been targeting UK-based fintechs and others throughout Europe since 2018, according to ESET, an online security company.

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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

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.

Wells Fargo, phishing, attacks, calendar invites, fraud, fraudsters, security, personal accounts, cybersecurity, risks, cards, PIN

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. 

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Google sends over 1,000 warnings after seeing a resurgence in hacking, phishing

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 May 2020

Security experts at Alphabet Inc’s Google have sent 1,755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of government-backed attackers.

Google, hacking, phishing, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, fraud, financial services, hack-for-wire, threat analysis

The effects of coronavirus on SCA implementation

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 May 2020

Tim Ayling, VP EMEA, buguroo, discusses the potential consequences of delays to payment services regulation due to the COVID-19 crisis

Tim Ayling, buguroo, ecommerce, FCA, SCA, online payments, fraud, online banking, security, authentication, transactions, fraudulent transactions, PSD2, phishing attacks, behavioural biometrics, regulations

Cifas data showcases phishing and bitcoin fraud on the rise

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Apr 2020

Cifas, the UK-based fraud prevention association, has highlighted the latest coronavirus-related scams and there has been a rise in scams related to phishing and bitcoin.

Cifas, fraud prevention, coronavirus, scam, phishing, bitcoin, fraudster, identity fraud

HSB survey finds increase in phishing schemes

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Apr 2020

A cyber survey by HSB has shown that US small businesses report an increase in suspicious emails over 2019 and employees are taking the bait as they fall for phishing schemes.

HSB, cybersecurity, suspicious business emails, phishing schemes, fraudulent accounts, fraud, cyber thieves, hacks, scams

RedMarlin now calls itself Bolster; reveals fraud and phishing protection services

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

RedMarlin has announced the company’s new name, Bolster, and the launch of a first-of-its-kind online customer protection services program specifically for non-profit organisations.

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MyCrypto investigates fraudulent Google Chrome e-wallet extensions

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

MyCrypto, US-based e-wallet provider, has identified fake wallet Google Chrome extensions while Google has removed 49 of them from its Chrome Web Store. 

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Banking malware spreading via a coronavirus-themed phishing campaign

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

The Zeus Sphinx banking Trojan has resurfaced as part of a COVID-19 relief payment phishing campaign, the most common theme behind most attacks by far during the current pandemic.

Zeus Sphinx, banking Trojan, COVID-19, malware, phishing campaign, pandemic, Australia, Brazil, North America, cybersecurity, fraud prevention

Daon provides free remote access control during the coronavirus

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 31 Mar 2020

Daon has announced it is helping remote workers to stay connected in a truly secure and frictionless way, by offering its solution.

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T-Mobile security breach exposes customers data

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

T-Mobile has announced a data breach caused by an email vendor being hacked which exposed the personal and financial information for some of its customers, according to BleepingComputer.

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What has 2019 taught us? A retrospective on ecommerce fraud

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Feb 2020

Fraud has become highly sophisticated, continuing to evolve day by day, hour by hour. What are the take ins? Check out the following 2019 retrospective and be prepared for 2020

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