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Trojan Attack Targets Major Banks in Chile

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A vicious malware attack spread to nine of the biggest banks in Chile last month. At least 854 machines were impacted Read more

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Seven Most Popular Easy Solutions Blog Posts of 2016

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In 2016, we published more than 50 blog posts about authentication, fraud trends, data breaches, new attacks, fraud prevention best practices and more. Read more

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2017 Emerging Anti-Fraud Technology Predictions

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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

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Time for Corporations to Stay Alert: The Great Holiday Scam Is Back

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Online shopping sales alone this holiday season are expected to hit $117 billion and that spells big profits for retailers and big opportunity for those who aren’t concerned with receiving a lump of coal in their stocking. Read more

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Is Strong Authentication Killing the SMS-Delivered Password?

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Over the past few years, there has been a noticeable move away from what has been the norm for decades – communication and business conducted in person or over the phone – toward increasingly digital-only interaction. Read more

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TeamViewer’s Libraries Part of Complex Malware Process

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Fraudsters are getting ever more creative. Every app and device is now an avenue for new threats seeking to capture the personal information of end users.

Not long ago, we wrote about Remote Access Threats (RAT), which aim to access users’ cameras and microphones. Read more

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An Answer to the Failing Blacklist System

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This post is part of our continuing series of exploring and integrating new probabilistic tools for fraud prevention. Read the first and second installments.

The most common way to mitigate phishing attacks is by warning end users that they have navigated to a phishing website, for which the browser must Read more

Easy Solutions Acquired

The Next Step in Easy Solutions’ Journey

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As many of you may have seen, last Friday we announced that private equity firms BC Partners and our investor Medina Capital have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Easy Solutions. The deal is part of a joint venture to create a global secure infrastructure platform and includes Read more

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Benefits of Anomaly Detection Using Isolation Forests

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One of the newest techniques to detect anomalies is called Isolation Forests. The algorithm is based on the fact that anomalies are data points that are few and different. As a result of these properties, anomalies are susceptible to a mechanism Read more

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The Technical Side of Phishing and How to Prevent It

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This post is part of our continuing series of exploring and integrating new probabilistic tools for fraud prevention.

Phishing, by definition, is the act of defrauding an online user and tricking them into clicking on a malicious link Read more