Articles with tag: scams

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How is the ecommerce space influenced by the pandemic?

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jan 2021

Kevin J. Sprake, The Fraud Practice: 'It is difficult to put history into words, especially as we are living through it, but the pandemic has influenced ecommerce in a way that will change how we think about everything going forward'

Kevin J. Sprake, The Fraud Practice, ecommerce, pandemic, coronavirus, COVID-19, fraud, risk mitigation, omnichannel, fraud prevention, phishing scams, cybersecurity, data breaches, social engineering, chargebacks

Experian identifies synthetic identities and COVID scams as fraud trends in 2021

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

Experian has unveiled a Future of Fraud Forecast, which identifies five of the biggest threats that businesses should expect to face in 2021, Find Biometric reports. 

Experian, synthetic identities, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, scams, fraud predictions, product launch, account takeover, identity fraud, phishing attacks, security

Authorised push payment fraud: How digital behaviour can uncover social engineering scams

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2020

Gadi Mazor, COO of BioCatch, provides a refreshing take on how digital behaviour, and the right technology, can be used to detect advanced social engineering scams

Gadi Mazor, BioCatch, digital behaviour, technology, scams, security, privacy, behavioural biometrics, social engineering, push payment

FCA, Synthesized collaborate on initiative to fight fraud resulting from COVID-19

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Nov 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Synthesized, and a fraud prevention vendor have developed an initiative that plans to create new solutions to detect and prevent fraud and scams exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, UK, AI, synthetic dataset, digital banking, Synthesized, Covid-19, scams, fraud, fraud prevention

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

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

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. 

TransUnion, research, fraudsters, COVID-19, scams, fraud prevention solution, IDVision, iovation, fraudulent digital transactions, digital fraud, ecommerce, Kazakhstan, Greece, Cyprus, US, Canada, Colombia, Hong Kong, South Africa, UK, Gen Z, phishing, Baby Boomers, phishing scams

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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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

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. 

Sift, fraud ring, ecommerce, marketplaces, content abuse, fraud economy, fraud supply chain, card-testing scheme, IP addresses, fraudulent content, cybercriminal behaviour, scams

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Jun 2020

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

Interviews | Payments General | 18 May 2020

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 May 2020

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

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