The goals of cybercriminals using automated bots are always the same - account takeovers, fake account creation, theft of unused gift card balances, and similar types of criminal activity that disrupt normal business operations.
This report presents the results of an in-depth survey on current practices that larger...
In the latest incident, an attack targeted about 200 online campus stores in the U.S. and Canada, Trend Micro reports. But this attack apparently was waged by a new group.
German police have disrupted Wall Street Market and arrested its alleged administrators, who apparently "exit scammed" with $13 million in bitcoins, while U.S. authorities detained two of the site's alleged top narcotics vendors. Separately, Finnish police disrupted Silkkitie, aka Valhalla Marketplace.
Everett Stern, the whistleblower who called attention to HSBC's international money laundering activities, which ultimately resulted in a $1.9 billion fine, says the crackdown on financial fraud still has a long way to go. He'll be the keynoter at ISMG's Fraud and Breach Summit in Chicago on May 14.
Fraud, e-hustles and social engineering attacks continues to proliferate, the FBI's latest report into the state of internet crime confirms. But over the past year, a new FBI tactic for quickly stopping fraudulent wire transfers has notched notable successes.
Several dark web marketplaces are now advertising tax information. The data includes previous years' W-2 forms, form 1040 information and SSNs, among other information. This evolution in tax fraud and tax identity theft is congruent to various dark web economies, including ransomware.
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How do machine learning, threat intelligence and advanced analytics blend together to form agile and accurate fraud prevention? Avner Gideoni of IBM Security's Trusteer division explains the concept of "laser-cut fraud prevention."
As financial fraud has evolved, so have the defensive tactics of major banking institutions. Citi's Jeffrey Dant, a former Secret Service agent, discusses Citi's Fraud Fusion Center - it's mission, challenges and early successes.
Fraud is a growing problem as more parts of our lives are being touched by digitization. Think of all the accounts in our lives, which are all susceptible to fraud. This can include credit card numbers, bank account numbers, an email address, a phone number, a home address, a user ID, prescriptions, loyalty rewards or...
This Valentine's Day, authorities are once again warning individuals to watch out for anyone perpetrating romance scams. The FTC says Americans lost $143 million to romance scams in 2017, while in the U.K., Action Fraud says reported romance scam losses in 2018 topped $64 million.
Banks need to work toward improving collaboration between their cybersecurity and fraud management departments to boost efforts to mitigate cyberthreats, say Scott Walters and Eric Reddel of the consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton.
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the US and accounts for half of all reported fraud in the UK, with 1 in 60 online transactions attempted globally being fraudulent.
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Fraud incidents and losses have remained steady or increased in the past year, according to ISMG's latest Faces of Fraud Survey. And the biggest fault of banking institutions' current anti-fraud controls: They rely too much on manual processes. Mike Lopez of survey sponsor Cyxtera Technologies analyzes the results and...
Fraud incidents and losses have remained steady or increased in the past year, according to ISMG's latest Faces of Fraud Survey. And the biggest fault of banking institutions' current anti-fraud controls: They rely too much on manual processes.
Manual processes can hinder banks' ability to pivot quickly and offset,...