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Fakespot launches feature to protect consumers from scam websites powered by Shopify

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Feb 2021

Fakespot has revealed the launch of Fakespot Guard for Shopify Stores – a feature aimed to protect consumers from scam websites powered by Shopify. 

Fakespot, product launch, Fakespot Guard, Shopify, scams, fraud, sellers, AI, ecommerce

FCA asks online platforms to bear legal liability for the financial promotions advertised on their platforms

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jan 2021

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released its review of consumer investments data for 2020, arguing that online platforms should ‘bear clear legal liability for the financial promotions advertised on their platforms’.

Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, investment fraud, high risk, fraud prevention, scams, UK, online platforms

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

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

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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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

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

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. 

data breaches, risk, COVID-19, scams, financial crime, identity crime, Breach Clarity, risk rating, credentials, security, personal data, credit card, debit card, phishing, cybercriminals, payment fraud

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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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.

buguroo, launch, COVID-19, online banking, fraud, coronavirus, scams, online fraud, banks, accounts, cybercriminals

HSB survey finds increase in phishing schemes

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

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.

HSB, cybersecurity, suspicious business emails, phishing schemes, fraudulent accounts, fraud, cyber thieves, hacks, scams

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Apr 2020

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

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

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 31 Mar 2020

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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FBI reveals report of top countries which are cybercrime victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Feb 2020

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. 

India, cybercrime, victims, FBI, UK, Canada, internet crimes, scams, fraud, criminals, fraudulent actions, pharming