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New Featurespace research shows 30% of UK adults are victims of financial fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Jul 2024

New research from Featurespace has showed that 30% of adults in the UK have been a victim of financial fraud while 55% have seen an increase in scam attempts in the last 12 months. 

research, scam, online fraud, APP fraud

Singaporean banks to safeguard against phishing

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Jul 2024

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have announced that banks in the region plan to better protect customers against phishing. 

phishing, scam, online security, cybersecurity, financial services, digital banking

Banks in Singapore to drop OTPs in favour of digital tokens

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Jul 2024

The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Association of Banks in Singapore have announced that digital tokens are increasingly adopted in favour of One-Time Passwords.

scam, fraud prevention, phishing, security token, cybersecurity

Charlie unveils SpeedBump, an anti-financial fraud initiative

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jun 2024

Charlie, a fintech company focused on enhancing financial security for older Americans, has unveiled SpeedBump, a new initiative aimed at combating rampant financial fraud targeting this demographic.

financial crime, fraud prevention, fintech, research, scam

Sift's report shows concerning increase in AI-related fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jun 2024

US-based fraud detection provider Sift has launched its Q2 2024 Digital Trust Index, which revealed that 76% of businesses currently face AI-enabled fraud consistently. 

report, scam, money scam, artificial intelligence, fraud management, online fraud, fraud detection

Westpac launches new security features to combat scammers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Jun 2024

Australia-based bank Westpac has introduced Westpac Verify and SaferPay to alert customers to potential scams, helping consumers and small businesses avoid losses.

fraud prevention, scam, cybersecurity, payments , bank account

Association of Banks in Cambodia warns about online loan service fraud on Facebook

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Jun 2024

The Association of Banks in Cambodia has noted that a number of fraudulent websites have been misrepresented as legitimate banking or financial institutions. 

fraud management, online security, identity theft, fraud prevention, scam

Navigating the 2024 trends in payments and fraud – keynotes from MRC Barcelona 2024

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 28 May 2024

The biggest MRC event in Europe – MRC Barcelona 2024 – focused once more on gathering industry enthusiasts in payments and fraud prevention, as merchants are looking for additional ways to prevent fraud and lower their cart abandonment rates using high-end technologies.


fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, identity fraud, online payments, account-to-account payment, PSD2, PSD3, scam, romantic scam, promo abuse, artificial intelligence, machine learning, bot attacks, carding, ecommerce, merchant, generative AI, online authentication, multi-factor authentication, biometric authentication, chargebacks, merchant fraud, digital onboarding, account takeover, refund, refund fraud

Kroo bans customers from performing crypto transactions

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2024

UK-based challenger bank Kroo has decided to prevent its customers from performing cryptocurrency transactions.

cryptocurrency, transactions , scam, fraud prevention

Mastercard joins UNDP in the global coalition against digital scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 May 2024

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Mastercard have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in fighting digital fraud.

scam, fraud prevention, cybersecurity, cybercrime, partnership

Payments industry challenges UK's proposed scam reimbursement mandate

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 May 2024

The payments industry has expressed concerns regarding the UK government's proposal to mandate reimbursement for scam victims.

regulation, scam, payments , fintech, fraud prevention

How Interac is equipping Canadians with the 1-2 punch to fight fraud

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Apr 2024

Joanna Schoneveld, Interac’s Fraud Management Leader, discusses how blending traditional boxing moves with fraud-fighting tips can help Canadians defend themselves against scams.

fraud detection, fraud prevention, online banking, mobile banking, scam

Mastercard launches Scam Protect

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Apr 2024

US-based payment technology corporation Mastercard has announced the launch of Scam Protect, a suite of AI-enabled solutions that aim to prevent scams and fraud.

fraud detection, fraud prevention, fraud management, scam, product launch, partnership

UK police takes down LabHost

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Apr 2024

The UK’s Metropolitan Police has announced that it infiltrated LabHost, a fraud website leveraged by criminals to scam individuals into handing over their personal data. 

scam, money scam, online security, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud

FICO publishes research about Indonesian fraud concerns

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Apr 2024

FICO has released a research that highlights the concern of Indonesians over identity theft amidst increased risks posed by real-time payments.

research, APP fraud, real-time payments, money laundering, scam

Google joins GASA to fight online scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Mar 2024

Tech giant Google has recently announced that it has joined the Global Anti-Scam Alliance (GASA), a large network of organisations committed to safeguarding the online space from fraudsters.

scam, online fraud, fraud management, fraud detection, fraud prevention, partnership, fraud platform, cybersecurity, regulation

J.P. Morgan's strategies against financial fraud

Interviews | Payments General | 13 Mar 2024

Alan Lin, APAC Head of Payments and Commerce Solutions at J.P. Morgan, shares insights on combatting fraud in payments, emphasising the significance of KYC and KYB practices, and more.

fraud prevention, online banking, tokenization, KYC, digital onboarding, scam

Preventing and fighting fraud with next-generation identity signal

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Mar 2024

We interviewed Incognia's CEO and Co-Founder, André Ferraz, to learn more about the company’s vision, innovation in location identity, and the crucial role a proactive approach to fraud prevention should play in business strategies.


digital identity, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud management, fraud prevention, location, account takeover, scam, marketplace, fintech, ecommerce, risk management, mPOS, gig economy, IOT

Global Cyber Alliance partners with DIFC Academy to reduce risk

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Mar 2024

The education platform of Dubai, DIFC has recently announced a new partnership with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) to provide professionals and organisations with the necessary tools and knowledge to address cybersecurity problems and risks that impact small businesses.

partnership, cybercrime, cybersecurity, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, scam, digitalisation, financial crime, fintech, global hub, funding, compliance, regulation

Revolut launches scam detection feature

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Feb 2024

Global fintech company Revolut has announced the introduction of a scam detection feature that leverages AI to protect customers against card scams.

scam, artificial intelligence, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, payment fraud, APP fraud