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Inside the business of cybercrime – exclusive interview with Jonathan Lusthaus, RiskConnect speaker

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Oct 2020

Ahead of RiskConnect 2020 edition, The Paypers sat with Jonathan Lusthaus, Director of The Human Cybercriminal Project at the Extra-Legal Governance Institute, University of Oxford to discuss the ‘human’ side of profit-driven cybercrime and learn about cybercrime markets

RiskConnect, Human Cybercriminal Project, Oxford University, cybercrime, Web Shield, risk, compliance, cybercriminals, fraud, money laundering, scams, malware, banking fraud, credit card fraud

EUR 36 billion lost in online scams, Scamadviser reports

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

A Scamadviser report has stated the volume of online scams and money lost has grown by 40% in 2020 and EUR 36 billion are lost in online scams.

Scamadviser, security, online fraud, report, study, cybercrime

UK-based Atom bank, SurePay partner for fraud prevention

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Oct 2020

SurePay has announced the successful implementation of its UK Confirmation of Payee solution for app-based bank Atom bank

Atom bank, SurePay, fraud prevention, UK, Confirmation of Payee, Netherlands, payments, IBAN, Name Check, online payments, UK Finance, Open Banking Expo, banking fraud, internet fraud, impersonation scams, fraudster

Featurespace, NatWest partner for payments fraud and financial crime solutions

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

Fraud prevention and AML software provider Featurespace has announced that UK-based bank NatWest is protecting its customers with the ARIC Risk Hub.

Featurespace, Natwest, payments fraud, financial crime, ARIC Risk Hub, bank, UK, Authorised Push Payments, APP, scams, fraud detection, transaction monitoring, financial crime prevention, machine learning, financial institutions

How to protect your business from common Covid-19 scams

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Oct 2020

As the Covid-19 crisis has shown how quickly criminals are able to invent new scams and re-purpose old ones, Christian A. Chmiel, Web Shield’s CEO examines some common Coronavirus scams

Christian Chmiel, Web Shield, Covid-19 scams, merchant onboarding, merchants, acquirers, payment service providers, transaction monitoring, BRAM program, RiskConnect Virtual, risk management, compliance

JP Morgan improves payment fraud protection for SME clients

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

US-based lender JP Morgan has boosted payment fraud protections for its small and mid-sized business customers, according to Reuters.

JP Morgan, payment fraud protection, SMEs, fraud, SMBs, scammers, covid-19, pandemic, payment fraud, suspicious payments, bank, fraud hub, legitimate-looking emails, email fraud, FBI, fraudsters

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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Target, Walmart, Best Buy partner to fight counterfeiters on online marketplaces

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

Target, Walmart, and Best Buy have initiated a coalition to fight counterfeiters on online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay.

Target, Walmart, Best Buy, coalition, counterfeiters, online marketplaces, Amazon, eBay, Buy Safe America Coalition, retail, third-party sellers, fake goods, fraudulent products, ecommerce, coronavirus, INFORM Consumers Act, scam

China-based P2P lenders report USD 115 bln in losses due to scams

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

Peer to peer (P2P) investors based in China have reported losses of over USD 115 billion in unpaid debt, due to failed lending platforms.

China, P2P lending, lenders, P2P lenders, scams, losses, unpaid debt, lending platforms, Chinese Banking Regulatory Commission, regulators, funds, investigations, scammers, fraudulent schemes

AusPayNet research shows sharp decline in card fraud in 2019

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

Australian Payments Network (AusPayNet) has revealed a 19.5% decline in card fraud in 2019, the biggest decline since fraud data was first published.

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Cyble discovers UberEats data leak on the dark web

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

Security researchers from Cyble, a threat intelligence company, have discovered user records of the online food ordering and delivery platform UberEats on the dark web.

UberEats, data leak, dark web, bank card details, account creation, login credentials, scammers, fraud

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

BBB reports fraudulent transactions made through fake Cash App customer support

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Aug 2020

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has reported that several consumers lost thousands of dollars, after talking with fake Cash App customer support representatives. 

The Better Business Bureau, (BBB), fraudulent transactions, Cash App, customer support, login information, scammers, account information

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

Twitter accounts hacked to spread a crypto scam

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Jul 2020

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

How to prevent damaging spam from stealing my payment data – interview with Sift

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Jul 2020

Since the inception of online businesses, the internet has become a place where anyone can promote and sell just about anything

Scams, spam, fake reviews, content abuse, ecommerce, Digital Trust & Safety Index, ATO, Jeff Sakasegawa, digital trust, fraud prevention

Sift's research finds fraud ring on ecommerce marketplaces and increase in content abuse

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

Digital trust and safety company Sift has released its Q2 2020 Digital Trust & Safety Index, which focuses on content abuse and the fraud economy. 

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PSR's Confirmation of Payee goes live

News | Online Payments | 02 Jul 2020

Six UK-based banking groups, covering around 90% of bank transfers, have fully implemented the Payments Systems Regulator’ Confirmation of Payee with effect from 30 June 2020.

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BioCatch's digital behavioural profiles now includes over 150 mln users

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jun 2020

BioCatch has revealed that its compilation of privacy-protected digital behavioural profiles now includes more than 150 million individual online banking users.

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The rise of subscription helpdesk scams

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Jun 2020

Jorij Abraham, Managing Director of the Ecommerce Foundation, talks about what subscription helpdesk scams imply and why they must not be ignored

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