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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

25% of dating platform users report being scammed - survey

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Feb 2022

The Global Anti Scam Alliance and ScamAdviser have conducted a survey, which reveals that a large number of dating sites users end up falling victim to various scams.

online fraud, scam, cybercrime, research, survey

DBS issues alert about SMS phishing scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Jan 2022

DBS bank has issued an alert about SMS phishing scams after a screenshot of a message received by a customer about the ‘suspension’ of his account was circulated online.

scam, banks, fraud prevention, fraud management

US Federal Trade Commission warns of new crypto scam

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

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an alert about a new type of crypto scam, involving fraudsters asking people to pay with cryptocurrency.

cybersecurity, scam, cryptocurrency, fraud management

Cybercrime is everywhere: How safe is your country?

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Dec 2021

Weighted meta-analysis of key cybercrime indices by fraud-fighting company SEON casts light on who’s safer and who’s at most risk, – yet companies even in the safest countries need to remain vigilant and proactive, stresses Gergo Varga, Senior Content Manager at SEON

cybersecurity, fraud prevention, scam, AML, cybercrime

Payments fraud fueled by the pandemic: how businesses can protect themselves

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Dec 2021

Sue Dean, Head of Payments Solutions for Commercial Banking at J.P. Morgan, and Alec Grant, Head of Client Fraud Prevention for Commercial Banking at J.P. Morgan discuss about why fraud attacks can lead to potentially devastating financial losses and methods that protect businesses from fraud

payment fraud, pandemic, scam, ecommerce, online banking

UK to make APP fraud reimbursement mandatory

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Nov 2021

UK’s government is to legislate for mandatory reimbursement for victims of authorised push payment (APP) scams after hundreds of millions of pounds were stolen in first half of 2021.

regulation, online fraud, scam, data sharing

AusPayNet announces industry collaboration to combat scams

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

Australian entities have enhanced their coordination of actions to counteract payment scams targeting Australian consumers and businesses

partnership, cybersecurity, transactions , data sharing, scam

Nationwide announces new service to give members enhanced scam protection

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Oct 2021

Nationwide Building Society has announced its support for helping protect members from Authorised Push Payment (APP) scams.

digital identity, fraud prevention, scam, payment fraud

Regulation is evolving; so should your authentication strategy

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Sep 2021

How can businesses take advantage of shifting regulatory deadlines? Can they adopt solutions that are compliant and give them a competitive edge? Callsign’s Amir Nooriala has some advice.

regulation, Callsign, online authentication, scam, research, fraud management, biometric authentication, data privacy, data, SCA

Scams accounted for 59% of blocked user-generated malicious content within Sift's network in Q1 2021, report finds

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Jun 2021

Sift has released its Q2 2021 Digital Trust & Safety Index report, which revealed that scams accounted for 59% of blocked user-generated malicious content within Sift’s network during the first quarter 2021.

Sift, online fraud, scam

When authorised payments are not: spotting coercion in online transactions

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Jun 2021

With impostor scams on the rise worldwide and increasingly difficult to detect, financial institutions must develop new strategies to combat the threat of advanced social engineering and maintain customer trust

scam, social engineering, cybercrime, online security, digital identity

Global fraud rates are rising: how identity verification tech can save us

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Jun 2021

Fraud rates are on the rise around the world. Veriff’s Janer Gorohhov dives into how identity verification tech is the answer 

fraud management, identity verification, scam, digital signature, digital identity, artificial intelligence

FICO releases new version of its Falcon Fraud Manager

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Jun 2021

FICO, an analytics software provider, has released the Fico Falcon Fraud Manager model for retail banking.

FICO, fraud management, fraud prevention, product upgrade, scam