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F-Secure, CyberPeace Institute partner to counter cyber attacks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Nov 2021

Finland-based cyber security provider F-Secure has partnered with Switzerland-based CyberPeace Institute to cooperate in the forensic analysis of cyber attacks and other areas.

digital identity, cybersecurity, partnership, ransomware, fraud prevention, digital assets

CISA, FBI recommend fraud prevention measures ahead of Thanksgiving

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Nov 2021

US-based Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI have warned against ransomware attacks around Thanksgiving holiday and recommend safety measures.

ransomware, digital identity, fraud prevention, FBI, online fraud

Ransomware, supply chain attacks, DDoS drive cyber risk for APAC financial institutions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Nov 2021

FS-ISAC has announced that ransomware and supply chain attacks, as well as a resurgence of banking trojans and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, are the top cybersecurity threats to financial institutions across the APAC region.

supply chain finance, ransomware, cybersecurity, financial institutions, cloud

US, Israel to combat ransomware attacks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Nov 2021

The US Treasury Department has announced a partnership with Israel to combat ransomware, with the two countries launching a joint task force to address cybersecurity, according to Reuters.

ransomware, partnership, online fraud

Axio unveils Ransomware Preparedness Assessment solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Feb 2021

Axio, a cyber risk management Software-as-a-Service company, has revealed the availability of a free Ransomware Preparedness Assessment tool.

Axio, product launch, ransomware, fraud, cybersecurity, US, fraudulent activity

Top 5 learnings from 2020's exceptional peak season

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Feb 2021

Mark Strachan, EMEA Managed Risk Principal at Cybersource, discusses the top 5 learnings from 2020's exceptional peak season, and considers what to look out for as we head into 2021

Mark Strachan, Cybersource, COVID-19, Brexit, fraud, cross-border, MOTO, PSD2, SCA, merchants, account takeover, authentication, phishing attacks, behavioural analytics, ecommerce, tokenization, ransomware, hacking, data privacy

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

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

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

Open source blogging platform Ghost affected by crypto mining malware

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 May 2020

Ghost, an open source blogging platform, has had its servers compromised by crypto miners as part of an extensive ransomware campaign.

Ghost, open source platform, blog, crypto mining malware, ransomware, Salt software, cybercriminals, Cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, Monero

Ransomware attack disrupts fintech company Finastra

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

Finastra, a UK-based company that provides financial software and adjacent services to the world's banking sector, has disclosed a security incident on March 20, 2020.

Finastra, banking, ransomware, security, UK, financial software

Internet fraud cost Americans USD 3.5 mln in 2019, FBI says

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

Via an annual report on cybercrime, FBI has revealed that criminals are focusing on previously successful internet scams to defraud businesses and individuals in the US. 

cyberscams, ransomware, FBI, fraud, cybercrimes, US, phishing, BEC, threats, account compromise, financial information

Hackers taking advantage of coronavirus scare to spread malware in Japan

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Feb 2020

Experts from IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence have uncovered hackers taking advantage of the fear over the coronavirus outbreak to spread malware through emails.

IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence, malware, ransomware, cybersec, sensitive information, coronavirus, Japan

UK court orders Bitfinex to freeze USD 860,000 in Bitcoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Jan 2020

An UK-based court has ordered crypto exchange Bitfinex to freeze USD 860,000 in Bitcoins that were traced back to a ransomware payment.

Bitfinex, Bitcoin, ransomware, payments, cryptocurrency, digital assets, blockchain, analysis, KYC, fraud, fiat currency

Banks stop currency service after Travelex's cyber-attack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Jan 2020

After the ransomware cyber-attack on Travelex, a number of High Street banks have stopped customers ordering foreign currency.

Travelex, banks, currency service, Cyber-attack, ransomware, cyber recovery, travel money, Lloyds, Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland

Mastercard buys RiskRecon to boost its cybersecurity capabilities

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Dec 2019

Mastercard has acquired RiskRecon, a provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions that aims to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure.

MasterCard, RiskRecon, cybersecurity, AI, threats, ransomware, malware, acqyisition

Pemex forced to rely on manual billing amid cyberattack

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Nov 2019

Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has been hit by a ransomware attack that affects the Mexican company’s billing systems, according to Bloomberg.

cyberattack, ransomware, Mexico, cybersecurity, fraud prevention

Ransomware, abusing machine learning among top cyberattacks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 Nov 2019

Ransomware, increasing stealth in malicious Android apps, exploiting misconfiguration in the cloud, and abusing machine learning have been reported by SophosLabs as top cyberattacks.

ransomware, malicious Android apps, cloud, machine learning, cyberattacks, fraud prevention, cybersec, SophosLabs

B2B payments company Billtrust hit by ransomware

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

Billtrust, a B2B payments provider, is still recovering from a ransomware attack that began last week, according to security researcher Brian Krebs.

Billtrust, payments provider, eInvoicing, B2B, automation, AR, ransomware, fraud prevention, cybersec, US

Malaysia: 84% of SMEs fell victim to cyber-attacks in 2018

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Oct 2019

Chubb’s SME Cyber Preparedness Report has revealed that 84% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia were victims of cyber incidents in 2018.

Chubb, SME, cyber attacks, report, Asia, human error, data breaches, ransomware, phishing, fraud prevention