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Fraud Beat 2019

The Fraud Beat 2019: Time to Reevaluate

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It has never been clearer that organizations are aware of the risks of fraud: in 2019 100% of financial institutions surveyed in the Faces of Fraud Report reported increasing or maintaining their budgets for fraud prevention. Read more

Lucifer Trojan

Meet Lucifer: A New International Trojan

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The cat-and-mouse game between cybercriminals and security analysts never stops. Every so often, the mouse (in this case, represented by some kind of malware) pulls out front at a pace that catches that cat (the security solution) off guard. Read more

Victim Insights 2.0

Blunt Phishing’s Hook with Victim Insights 2.0

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Typically, anti-phishing protection is a hammer that views every malicious site as a similarly-sized nail. It discovers a phishing site, slates it for removal, and eventually removes it from the internet so that users can’t click on or enter their credentials into it. Read more

Top 5 Banking Trojan Trends of 2018 (So Far)

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Banking Trojans are a type of malware frequently used to steal sensitive information such as banking credentials. Read more

Dark Web Scanning

Customer Success Story: How Scanning the Dark Web Has Changed Elements Financial’s Security

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Scanning the dark web for stolen credentials isn’t necessarily on the radar of every financial institution – but it should be. Read more

Account Takeover ATO

Account Takeover – What You Need to Know About This $7 Billion Scheme

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Account takeover (ATO) – it’s the ultimate goal of most fraud attacks, and already causes at least $6.5 billion to $7 billion USD in annual losses across multiple verticals. Read more

Phishing

Is Your End-User Education Enough to Stop the Next Phishing Attack?

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Phishing is one of the oldest forms of digital fraud, and it shows no signs of going away anytime soon. Read more

Video: See How Trickbot Works

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Trickbot has recently been making headlines, with a new version and new targets coming out almost every day. Read more

Trickbot

Banking Trojan Trickbot Expands Even Further, Reaches Latin America and Adds Targets in Europe

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The Easy Solutions Security Operations Center has encountered a new variant of the ongoing Trickbot campaign. This variant appears to be adding new countries and banks to its target list. Read more

Trickbot

Banking Trojan Trickbot Targeting Far More US Banks Than Previously Thought

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As we reported at the end of July, the Trickbot banking Trojan continues to expand its reach to hit organizations in the US. Read more