Security Experts:

long dotted

NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

The latest iteration of the Chrome browser ditches support for the FTP protocol and removes several features to improve security. [Read More]
Symantec is warning about a threat actor targeting multiple entities in South Asia, with a focus on Afghanistan - for data theft and cyberespionage. [Read More]
Justin Sean Johnson, also known as TheDearthStar and Dearthy Star, stole Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of more than 65,000 UPMC employees. [Read More]
The U.S. Treasury looked into 177 crypto wallets associated with ransomware, and a total of $5.2 billion in outgoing Bitcoin transactions made out of these wallets. [Read More]
With 6,000 out of 30,000 observed clusters of activity, GandCrab emerged as the most active ransomware family wreaking havoc on the Windows ecosystem. [Read More]
The botnet downloads and installs a Monero miner onto the compromised systems and is also capable of installing a rootkit and executing commands. [Read More]
The Linux Foundation has secured a $10 million investment to expand the operations of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). [Read More]
Tech giants Intel and VMware joined the security patch parade this week, rolling out fixes for flaws that expose users to malicious hacker attacks. [Read More]
The Microsoft Patch Tuesday train for October rolled in with fixes for at least 71 Windows security defects and an urgent warning about a newly discovered zero-day cyberespionage campaign. [Read More]
Full video of panel discussion from SecurityWeek's 2021 CISO Forum on navigating software bill of materials (SBOM) and supply chain security transparency. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Fraud & Identity Theft

rss icon

Joshua Goldfarb's picture
The question of the importance of the state of a client device is a debate that has been around for a few years in the security field.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Fraudsters will determine who to target within the industry based on each service’s fraud prevention policies and maturity, rather than generally targeting the industry.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb debunks the most common myths surrounding fraud, security and user experience.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb discusses what enterprises can do to mitigate risk and limit losses account takeover (ATO) fraud, account opening (AO) fraud, and payment fraud.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Proposed Distributed Account Information Certification (DAIC) enables organizations to quickly and securely validate the bank account information of companies before they send payments
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
By implementing controls to prevent fraud and implementing fraud monitoring capabilities, state agencies can greatly reduce the amount of unemployment fraud that happens under their auspices.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
For any fraud detection solution to be practical, it must be easily integrated into security and fraud operations.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Facts, data, and evidence are extremely important to properly detecting, preventing, and investigating both security incidents and fraud incidents.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Playing whack-a-mole with malicious code infections, phishing sites, and compromised credentials won’t help an enterprise reduce losses due to fraud.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Although robocalls are a pain for many of us, action is being taken to bring the problem under control.