From Fraud Intelligence

SMS-delivered password

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

TeamViewer

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

swordphish

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

Isolation forests

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

Phishing

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

Protecting against Remote Access Trojans

RAT: Detecting and Fighting Modern-Day Voyeurism

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A picture featuring Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to show tape covering the camera lens on his laptop. The move was presumably taken as a precaution against RAT, which stands for Remote Access Trojans. Read more

Fraud case automation

Automation: Cut Fraud Investigation Costs, Not Customer Satisfaction

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Companies are constantly looking for ways to streamline their business processes and ensure that legitimate customer activity is kept safe. Read more

Marcher Android Malware

Marcher Android Malware –Same Tune, Different Lyrics

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Recently, security researchers have been warning consumers about Marcher, an early Trojan for Android targeting banks.The Trojan first appeared to be affecting banking applications in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Chile and Brazil, but has now expanded to the United Read more

DKIM

Leveraging the Power of Email Authentication – Part 1: What is DMARC?

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This article is Part 1 of our “Leveraging the Power of Email Authentication” series. Read Part 2: Using DKIM to Enable DMARC and Part 3: Implementing DKIM.

A business can ensure its email is accurately delivered to inboxes around the world and reject the delivery of phishing. Read more