Banks and mobile network operators should collaborate to mitigate the risks of SIM swap fraud, which can lead to account takeovers, says Clare Messenger, global head of fraud protection at the U.K. telecom firm JT Group Ltd.
The ongoing lockdown may be complicating the path of Cupid's arrows. But as another Valentine's Day rolls around, authorities are warning that romance scammers - and other types of fraudsters - are alive and well and have been increasingly preying on unsuspecting victims around the world.
SpyCloud has fresh research into account takeover trends and finds that attacks have recently spiked by 300%. Chip Witt explains the trends behind the stats and offers insight into what enterprises often are overlooking in their ATO prevention strategies.
Websites advertising pirated and cracked software are being used to deliver an updated version of the DanaBot banking Trojan, which can steal individuals' online banking credentials, according to Proofpoint.
A Florida man has been sentenced to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal laundering money charge stemming from a $9 million business account takeover scheme, according to the Justice Department.
Watch this video featuring Analyst Amy DeMartine, VP Research Director at Forrester, along with Ido Safruti, CTO at PerimeterX, as they share their perspectives on the critical capabilities needed in a bot management solution to combat ATO.
Although the global financial industry has made strides in protecting its data from malware, including Trojans, cyberthreats such as network intrusion, ransomware and criminal gang cooperation are presenting fresh challenges, according to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
COVID-19 accelerated everything else digital; why not fraud, too? In this latest CEO/CISO panel, cybersecurity leaders talk frankly about the pace and scale of new fraud schemes from business email compromise to card not present to insider risk.
Attackers have been actively exploiting a flaw in Rackspace's hosted email service to send phishing emails, bearing legitimate and validated domain names, as part of business email compromise scams, warns IT security testing consultancy 7 Elements. Rackspace tells customers it plans to fix the problem soon.
Fraud in the interactive voice response channel was growing before the pandemic. Since? IVR fraud has become "a fraudsters' playground," says Mark Horne, CMO of Pindrop. He shares a new account-centric defensive solution.