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SYN Ventures is leading a $23 million Series A investment in RevealSecurity, a startup building technology to thwart malicious insider threats. [Read More]
Disguised as a cryptocurrency miner, Malibot focuses on stealing financial information, cryptocurrency wallets, and personally identifiable information (PII). [Read More]
Big-game malware hunters at Volexity call attention to a sophisticated Chinese APT caught recently exploiting a Sophos firewall zero-day to plant backdoors and launch man-in-the-middle attacks. [Read More]
2,000 people have been arrested and a significant amount of criminal assets have been seized in an international law enforcement operation targeting social engineering schemes. [Read More]
An Israeli startup promising technology to help developers simplify security has banked an eye-opening $38.5 million in seed-stage funding. [Read More]
Adobe warned of “critical” code execution flaws that expose both Windows and macOS users to malicious hacker attacks. [Read More]
L3 Technologies, a U.S. government contractor that sells aerospace and defense technology, has emerged as a "leading candidate" to acquire Israeli exploit merchant NSO Group. [Read More]
Based on the Adore-Ng rootkit, a new, under-development Linux rootkit dubbed Syslogk is hiding the Rekoobe backdoor on infected systems. [Read More]
A pair of high-risk flaws in a third-party library exposes Drupal-powered websites to remote takeover attacks. [Read More]
Backup-as-a-service firm HYCU has raised $53 million in a Series B funding round led by Acrew Capital. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Fraud & Identity Theft

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
We can learn a valuable lesson about better fraud decision-making from restaurant choosing scenarios.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
While attackers and fraudsters are continually adapting and evolving, there are some measures that businesses can take to improve their fraud programs
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
Similar to investigations that disrupt cyberattacks on retailers, the same tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) can be leveraged against those that sell counterfeit or stolen goods.
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.