The threat landscape continues to be ever changing and complicated, and 2017 will be no different. Some attacks that we saw emerge in 2016 will escalate, while new and dynamic fraud attacks will also emerge. As organizations try to stay one step ahead of today’s sophisticated cybercriminals, we will Read more
Part of the problem with prediction and probability is that a lot of people don’t understand the true nature of probability. The most common misconception about probability is the problem with “causation.” This occurs when a coin is flipped and lands on heads Read more
Earlier this year, our Detect Monitoring System team was faced with increased attacks across our customer base. This aligns with the Anti Phishing Working Group’s (APWG) findings Read more
Starting in June 2016, any DMARC-capable receivers will be instructed by Google to reject any emails that do not properly authenticate.
Earlier this month, we published a post on how scammers tried to impersonate our CEO’s email, to convince our CFO to make fraudulent payments to a compromised account. Now, the FBI has released updated statistics, showing that we are definitely not alone. As Krebs on Security reports: Read more
After much effort on behalf of a coalition of organizations and individuals to build security requirements around the generic top-level domain (gTLD) “.bank”, banks will be able to register their unique gTLD starting today (June 24). Now it’s up to the financial services institutions themselves Read more
We often hear fraud managers being dissatisfied with their current anti-fraud posture and believing that comprehensive protection is overly complicated and overly expensive. Not only is integrating separate solutions from a variety of vendors difficult, costly and time consuming, but oftentimes different services from the same vendor are nearly Read more
Like an iceberg, a large portion of the Internet is obscured from easy view. That’s right. It is literally a “hole” new world. This unindexed section of the Internet is dubbed “the Deep Web” and more and more criminal activity is moving away from the light of day and into to the shadowy corners.
Today, the Deep Web has evolved and has turned into an immense information-sharing tool that is making it easier for criminals to do their job more thoroughly. Read more
Last November, we launched a new product called DMARC Compass. DMARC Compass is designed to provide organizations with instant visibility into how many criminals are using their domain to send spam and phishing attacks. DMARC Compass has been a huge success and early feedback from our clients has been extremely positive. Read more