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Featurespace, NatWest partner for payments fraud and financial crime solutions

06 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

05 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

TransUnion research shows that fraudsters decrease online schemes against companies

26 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

TransUnion has revealed that fraudsters are decreasing their schemes against businesses, while COVID-19 scams against consumers are increasing. 

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

17 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

14 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

22 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

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

16 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

09 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

02 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

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

26 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

behavioural biometrics, BioCatch, online banking, cybercrime, fraud, potential risk, personally identifiable information, PII, synthetic identities, onboarding, account takeovers, social engineering scams

The rise of subscription helpdesk scams

04 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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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Breach Clarity reveals data breaches with great risk of COVID-19 scams

02 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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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FX trading, forex licensing, and fraud - Exclusive interview with Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

18 May 2020 | Payments General

Demetra Kalogerou, Chairwoman of Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses CySEC `s mission, the process of licensing forex brokers, forex scams, payments, and how Covid-19 is impacting the FX trading and crypto industry

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buguroo unveils new centre for prevention against COVID-related fraud messages

11 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Online fraud prevention specialist buguroo has launched its new COVID-19 Online Banking Fraud Resources Centre.

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HSB survey finds increase in phishing schemes

28 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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.

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

20 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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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44 mln digital wallet items exposed by Key Ring, researchers say

03 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Key Ring has exposed 44 million IDs, charge cards, loyalty cards, gift cards and membership cards to the open internet, researchers say.

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Daon provides free remote access control during the coronavirus

31 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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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UK financial watchdog warns users for coronavirus crypto scams

13 Mar 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has advised investors to watch out for coronavirus-related crypto scams.

FCA, crypto scams, Bitcoin, UK, coronavirus, covid-19, funds, inssurance

FBI reveals report of top countries which are cybercrime victims

24 Feb 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Report for 2019 has revealed that India stands third in the world among top 20 countries that are victims of internet crimes. 

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