Articles with tag: social engineering

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US Faster Payments Council publishes white paper focused on fraud prevention

31 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The US Faster Payments Council (FPC) has released its latest white paper, Examining Faster Payments Fraud Prevention. 

US Faster Payments Council, FPC, white paper, Examining Faster Payments Fraud Prevention, fraud schemes, identify theft, account takeover, synthetic identity, social engineering, Authorised Push Payment, faster payments environment, user experiences, cross-border payments

Cosmic Lynx responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks against corporations

08 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Cosmic Lynx, a new group believed to be from the Russian cybercriminal space, has been responsible for more than 200 BEC attacks since July 2019, according to Agari researchers.

Cosmic Lynx, Russia, BEC, cybercrime, cybercriminals, business email compromise, return on investment, social engineering attacks, BEC attacks, FBI IC3 report, Fortune 500, Global 2000

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

BioCatch gets USD 145 mln funding to develop behavioural biometrics

16 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

BioCatch, a global behavioural biometrics provider, has completed a USD 145 million Series C investment led by Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, the growth investing business of Bain Capital.

funding, investment, BioCatch, behavioural biometrics, synthetic identity fraud, cybersecurity, social engineering, account takeover

Covid-19 and social engineering – a match made in hell

31 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Gilit Saporta, Head of Fraud Intelligence at Simplex, addresses ‘work from home scams’ and how Covid-19 could (and is) potentially increase the number of phishing and social engineering attacks

Gilit Saporta, Head of Fraud Intelligence, Simplex, social engineering, crypto, Covid-19, Bitcoin, wallet, credit card

GIACT: Business Email Compromise, still a growing threat

24 Mar 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Business Email Compromise (BEC) has become an increasingly sophisticated and elusive fraud tactic, according to a new report from GIACT.

Business Email Compromise, BEC, social engineering, malware, fraud detection, account takeover, survey

Attackers target Star Wars fans aiming to steal their credit cards

24 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The hype around the new Star Wars film has been used as a bait by hackers to lure potential victims on fake streaming sites and steal their credit card data.

credit card data, social engineering, fake sites, stealing data, malicious files, Star Wars

Europol, Eurojust, EBF step up their efforts to crack down on money mule schemes

04 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Law enforcement authorities from 31 countries, supported by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), have stepped up their efforts to crack down on money mule schemes.

Europol, Eurojust, money laundering, money mulre AML, law enforcement, romance scams, social engineering, banks, fraud prevention, Europe, bank account

OneSpan's Cronto solution used by Swedbank for social engineering attacks protection

27 Nov 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

According to OneSpan, Swedbank has begun distributing OneSpan’s Cronto solution to one million of its customers.

Swedbank, OneSpan, Cronto, fraud prevention, social engineering attacks, identities, e-signatures, banks, transactions, PSD2, authentication, hackers, fraud detection

KnowBe4 introduces two initiatives to strengthen organisational security culture

30 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

KnowBe4, a provider of security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has introduced two new assessment capabilities.

KnowBe4, security, training, social engineering, phishing, phishing platform, cyberattacks

KnowBe4 rolls out Multi-Factor Authentication security assessment tool

09 Oct 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

KnowBe4, a provider of the security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has launched a new complimentary tool called the Multi-Factor Authentication Security Assessment (MASA).

KnowBe4, Multi Factor Authentication, training, social engineering, phishing, ransomware, CEO fraud

Millennials most vulnerable to fraud, Lloyds Bank shows

02 Sep 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Lloyds Bank data has revealed millennials are falling victim to scams involving handing money to fraudsters more than any other age group.

Lloyds Bank, banking fraud, social engineering

[VIDEO] Digital Identity Summit 2019, London: Interview with Stephen Topliss, LexisNexis

21 Aug 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

`As economies increasingly shift toward mobile transactions, we need to encourage companies to share best practices and knowledge when fighting cybercrime` Stephen Topliss, LexisNexis

Stephen Topliss, LexisNexis, Digital Identity Summit 2019, digital identity, cybercrime, shared intelligence, ThreatMetrix, social engineering, banking, ecommerce

Financial fraud on the rise, share of victims doubled to 37 percent

18 Apr 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

A research released by FIS has found that financial fraud has grown substantially since 2018, with the share of victims doubling to 37%.

financial crime, FIS, study, report, social engineering, banking, mobile

NCSC to promote awareness of rising cybersecurity threats

08 Jan 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The US National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has started to distribute informative materials promoting increased awareness of rising cybersecurity threats from nation-state actors.

National Counterintelligence and Security Center, NCSC, cybersecurity, cyber threats, phishing, ransomware, social engineering, US

IBM finds new financial malware targeting Brazilian banking customers

05 Sep 2018 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

IBM X-Force researchers have discovered a new financial malware that targets major Brazilian banks through their business banking customers.

CamuBot, banking malware, Brazil, banks, online banking, mobile banking, fraud prevention, social engineering