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Malicious Extension

Ominous “Live Weather” Browser Extension Manipulates Users' Browsing

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The “Colombia Weather Live” extension appeared on multiple browsers, including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, and was downloaded by more than 10,000 users. In the video, we talked about the main actions of the attack Read more

DMARC

DMARC: Which Government Agencies Get a Passing Grade?

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It’s long been widely accepted throughout the security industry that email is the number one attack vector exploited by fraudsters. While enterprises have been working to seal off this channel, government entities have been slower to act. Read more

2017 Fraud Events

Seven Fraud Events that Shook the World in 2017

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As 2017 draws to a close, we here at Easy Solutions have been reflecting on the biggest fraud events of the year. These seven events changed the fraud landscape and left lasting effects on organizations and their outlook on security for years to come. Read more

Fraud Predictions

Predictions 2018: Human Manipulation Is the Standard, Obsessing Over End User Authentication Becomes the Norm

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As 2017 comes to a close, people start to take stock of the
past year and what’s in store for the coming one.Not ones
to be left out, we’ve compiled our own list of what we can
expect to see on the cyber threat landscape in 2018. 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

SS7 SMS-Based Exploit: A Wake-Up Call to Shift to Stronger Two-Factor Authentication

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Signal System 7 (SS7) is the standard signaling language used to send text messages (SMS) around the world. The technology has been employed in various communication channels for almost 40 years Read more

URL Tracking Systems

When Fraudsters Use Our Own Tools Against Us

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Many new email tracking services have emerged over the past few years. These services help marketing teams determine if their email marketing campaigns have been successful by analyzing the number of opened emails and user click-throughs. Read more

Machine Learning Explained

Machine Learning Explained

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Machine Learning Explained

 

Machine learning models are often dismissed on the grounds of lack of interpretability. There is a popular story about modern algorithms that goes as follows: Read more

Digital Threats

Latest IRS Scam Shows Need for Proactive Defense Against Digital Threats

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A new scam is tarnishing the reputation and image of organizations by tricking businesses and individuals. Read more

Fake news and digital trust

Fake News and Digital Trust: How to Take Back Control of the Web from Cybercriminals

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Last year was an unprecedented time for cyber security and fraud with a record number of exploited vulnerabilities and high-profile breaches. Read more