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Category: Identity theft


Access control, Application security, Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Network security, Security

A casual approach to workplace communications presents major security risks

April 24, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Workers are comfortable sharing personal, sensitive and confidential information over chat platforms. They practice risky digital habits, and don’t care if their communications are leaked. Symphony Communication Services Workplace Confidential Survey, which polled over 1,500 workers in the U.S. and […]


Access control, Identity theft, Security

Banks continue to prioritize risk management over customer convenience

April 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Almost three in four banks in Asia Pacific anticipate that fraud in their country will increase in 2019, according to a recent poll by FICO. Of specific concern are transactions completed when neither the card nor the cardholder is physically […]


Email security, Identity theft, Network security

Cybercriminals Exploit Gmail Feature to Scale Up Attacks

February 6, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Criminals are taking advantage of Gmail’s ‘dots don’t matter’ feature to set up multiple fraudulent accounts on websites, using variations of the same email address, Agari says. Some cybercriminals are taking advantage of a long-standing feature in Google Gmail designed […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Best identity theft protection of 2018

November 14, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Identity fraud just isn’t going away, and it continues to be a growing concern in 2018. If you’re (quite rightly) concerned about falling for one of the many scams that have been doing the rounds on the internet, then our […]


Identity theft, Phishing

Here’s Why Business Email Compromise Is Still Driving Executive Identity Theft

September 12, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

All it took was access to a lawyer’s email, and suddenly, almost $532,000 was in the wrong hands. This business email compromise (BEC) scam began simply: A criminal in Los Angeles named Ochenetchouwe Adegor Ederaine, Jr. gained access to a […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Identity theft

Customers reporting OnePlus payment website was hacked and reported credit card fraud

January 16, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Several customers of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer. OnePlus claim to have been the victim of fraudulent credit card transactions after making purchases on the company webstore. A large number of OnePlus users claim to have been the victim of fraudulent […]


Identity theft

New Year, New Account Fraud: Identity Theft May Be Holding Back Your Customer Experience Resolutions

January 15, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

The beginning of a new year is a great time to resolve to improve your customer experience. One of the best places to start is the new account creation process. Financial institutions can spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars per […]


Identity theft

Identity Management To-Do List Aligns with Cybersecurity

November 7, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Identity management should be a major component of an enterprise risk management strategy, yet IAM technology decisions are often treated tactically or left to application developers or IT operations staff who don’t always prioritize security in their planning. The ESG […]


Identity theft

The CISO’s Guide to Minimizing Health Care Security Risks

October 6, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

In an ever-changing, dynamic threat landscape, a chief information security officer (CISO) in the health care sector must have knowledge in multiple areas and understand that data breaches have severe repercussions that affect employees, patients and the organization at large. […]


Identity theft, Network security

Credit card fraud: What you need to know now

August 30, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Maritza Dominguez has seen some impressive attempts at payment fraud in her 18 months as trust and security lead at Patreon, a site that allows online artists and web content creators to get paid by running membership businesses for their […]