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News Roundup 5/22: Eddie’s stolen password database, the perfect Twizzler, and new malware

“Eddie’s” stolen password database discovered Fraudsters often rely on databases of stolen data to carry out their schemes, buying and selling emails and passwords over the dark web. Security researchers recently found one of these databases…and it’s huge. This particular database contains 560 million stolen passwords and emails. Some of the information was collected from site […]

New Forrester Report: Mitigating Threats Beyond Payment Fraud

We’re all competing in the new digital economy. Customers’ expectations are higher than ever. Businesses are under more pressure to deliver a fast, simple, and safe experience. And fraudsters are diversifying their tactics, looking for inventive new ways to cash out. How can businesses be prepared? Sift Science commissioned Forrester Consulting to find out more […]

Meet Emerald: the Buff of Business Development

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Emerald Maravilla is a Senior Manager of Sales Development who has been with Sift Science for eight months. If she could time travel, she would go back to the Philippines in the 1950s, before her parents, aunts, and uncles were […]

10 Things You Need to Know about Mobile Fraud

More people are using their phones to buy, sell, and browse than ever before. The number of mobile devices in the world is increasing five times faster than the human population, which is good news for m-commerce companies – but also for fraudsters. Although mobile transactions account for less than a third of total purchases, […]

News roundup 5/15: Inside a click farm, Australian scam reports skyrocket, and more

Ransomware latest: Companies brace for more attacks “WannaCry” is an apt name for the devastating ransomware attack that hit hundreds of thousands of organizations last week, including hospitals. Holding files hostage and demanding $300 in Bitcoin, the cybercriminals behind the ransomware took advantage of a security exploit originally discovered by the U.S. National Security Agency, […]

Meet Nick: the Captain of Client Acquisition

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Nick Priestley is an Account Executive who has been with Sift Science for almost a year and a half. If he could have any superpower, he would want telepathy, because then he could convince someone that he has any superpower. […]

10 Things You Need to Know about Digital Natives

The generation born after the invention of the internet is native to two worlds: the physical world, and the virtual. If that seems overly dramatic, consider this statistic: Millennials spend over 7 hours a day online! Education consultant Marc Prensky coined the term digital native to describe this generation, which is growing increasingly influential. So, […]

Meet Evan: the Champion of Content Marketing

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Evan Rampizoor is a Content Marketing Associate who has been with Sift Science for seven months. If she could time travel, she’d want to know what happened when Mary Shelley and her husband Percy stayed with Lord Byron and his […]