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Category: Identity theft


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Argyle partners with Ping Identity to help customers protect against fraud

July 1, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Argyle announced a new integration with Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise. The partnership will integrate Argyle into PingOne DaVinci’s no-code identity orchestration service, enhancing Know Your Customer (KYC) and fraud detection through the use of payroll […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Identity theft, Threats & Malware

The FBI has busted a major online criminal database selling millions of user details

June 8, 2022

Via: TechRadar

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken down an underground marketplace that was used to sell personally identifiable information on US citizens. Together with the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the police force of […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Pandemic-related identity fraud: How serious is it?

June 8, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have released the Pandemic-Related Identity Fraud Crime Victim Impacts Report, which shows how individuals and government agencies have been impacted since 2020 by an unprecedented wave of government benefits identity […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Why you should worry about medical ID theft

June 7, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

With the pandemic still showing no signs of stopping, healthcare organizations are continuing to be an interesting target for cybercriminals. How is this affecting patients? Medical identity theft can be costly. When medical identity theft targets insurance providers or government […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

ForgeRock Autonomous Access prevents identity-based cyber attacks and fraud

May 12, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

ForgeRock introduced ForgeRock Autonomous Access, a new solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent identity-based cyber attacks and fraud. The new solution monitors login requests in real-time to block malicious attempts, adds authentication steps for anomalous behaviors, and streamlines […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Fraudsters answer security questions better than customers

April 26, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Pindrop released a report uncovering how companies might be accidentally inviting fraud, threat mongers from the dark web and bad actors better prepared to pass authentication. Data dealers are growing more sophisticated, offering more service, more details, and more organized […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

“Free easter chocolate basket” is a social media scam after your personal details

April 4, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

Holidays inspire fraudsters and scammers to create timely and effective ways to string people along and get them to give up either their money or their personal information. This is the case in this chocolate-themed scam. Cadbury UK has issued […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Over 200 Malicious NPM Packages Caught Targeting Azure Developers

March 24, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A new large scale supply chain attack has been observed targeting Azure developers with no less than 218 malicious NPM packages with the goal of stealing personal identifiable information. “After manually inspecting some of these packages, it became apparent that […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Look out for identity theft and fraud crimes as tax season begins

March 3, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Now more than ever, life happens online. But, with greater connectedness comes enhanced risk. Millions of Americans fall victim to identity theft and fraud each year, resulting in billions of dollars in losses. “In today’s digitally connected world, cyber fraud […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Phishing

Meta Sues Two Nigerians Who Lured Facebook Users to Phishing Sites

February 10, 2022

Via: Security Week

Between March 2020 and October 2021, the social media giant says, the two individuals – Arafat Eniola Arowokoko and Arowokoko Afeez Opeyemi – lured Facebook and Instagram users to phishing websites in an attempt to harvest credentials and compromise their […]