With mobile comes great opportunities both for consumers and businesses, but also for criminals. Over half of businesses surveyed in the Sixth Annual Fraud Report from IDology experienced an increase in mobile fraud. What is the cause?
Account takeover fraud is on the rise, and businesses and banks are bearing the costs. Because ATO fraud looks like activity by a trusted customer, detection can be difficult – but it is possible. Here's what businesses need to know to fight takeover attacks without declining good orders.
Chinese hackers have just pulled off one of India’s biggest cyber fraud ever by convinceing the head of a local Indian subsidiary of an Italian firm to wire $18.6 million from bank accounts in India to a bank account in Hong Kong.
The threats posed by identity theft are not lost on organizations and identity theft protection services are expected grow over 11% and generate revenues worth over US$ 8.2 billion in 2019.
Some ad tech vendors appear to be engaging in a form GDPR consent string fraud by knowingly tampering with the consent information found in a publisher’s consent string, in order to give them the ability to deliver personalized ads.
The pace of cross-industry fraud is accelerating and becoming more costly and this is exacerbating the identity theft problem. New fraud study from LexisNexis reports that 84% of organizations had been the victim of cross-industry fraud.
Increased credit card usage has resulted in higher rates of credit card fraud, and financial institutions are bearing the brunt of the financial losses. Recently, fraudsters are committing synthetic identity fraud by cultivating identities and developing credit histories over time leading to the call for new solutions.