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Kaspersky reports an increase in fraudulent transactions, ATO, social engineering

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Feb 2021

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention report from January to December 2020 has found the share of fraudulent transactions in the finance industry increased from 34% in 2019 to 54% in 2020. 

account takeovers, report, Kaspersky, fraudulent transactions, ATO, social engineering, Kaspersky Fraud Prevention, cybersecurity, fraud

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

Tinkoff partners with mobile operators to launch Tinkoff Call Defender

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Dec 2020

Tinkoff has launched Tinkoff Call Defender, a platform designed to prevent fraud and social engineering in the telecom sector developed as part of the Tinkoff Security system. 

Tinkoff, mobile operator, Tinkoff Call Defender, Caller ID, fraud, bank, Russia, anti-fraud, MegaFon, MTS, Tele2, Tinkoff Mobile, Spoofing, social engineering

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

250% increase in fraud attempts although detection remains strong, IDnow reports

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Nov 2020

Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions provider IDnow has published the latest figures on changes in fraud methods within the digital environment in its Cyber Security Report 2020. 

IDnow, report, fraud, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, fraud detection, iD, social engineering

US Faster Payments Council publishes white paper focused on fraud prevention

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

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

BioCatch gets USD 145 mln funding to develop behavioural biometrics

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Apr 2020

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

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 31 Mar 2020

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

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

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Dec 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Dec 2019

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

KnowBe4 introduces two initiatives to strengthen organisational security culture

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Oct 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Oct 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Sep 2019

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

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Aug 2019

`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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Apr 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Jan 2019

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

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Sep 2018

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

Over USD 10 mln stolen in 2017 using cryptocurrency social engineering schemes

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Jul 2018

Kaspersky Lab has revealed that cybercriminals were able to steal over USD 10 million from unsuspecting users using fraudulent and “social engineering” schemes in 2017.

Kaspersky Lab, cryptocurrency, social engineering, stolen funds, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, ICOs

83 percent of identity frauds are perpetrated online

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Aug 2017

Recent figures released by CIFAS has showed that 89,000 identity frauds were recorded in 2017, with 83% them perpetrated online.

identity theft, web fraud, security, report, CIFAS, UK, data breaches, social engineering, bank accounts, Attila Dogan, Adyen