How 2018 Changed the Face of Fraud

2018 has seen dramatic changes in how businesses approach trust & safety: everything from compliance to data breaches to content abuse. As you’re tying up this year’s loose ends and prepping for next year, it’s worth revisiting what we learned (and didn’t!) this past year. So, let’s recap! 1. Businesses can no longer procrastinate on data […]

Take the Fraud News Challenge! 7/18/17

In the world of online fraud, news moves quickly. Have you been staying on top of it? Time to test your knowledge! See if you can fill in the blanks below. When you’re done, check your answers. No cheating! Fill in the Blanks 1. Aetna has launched a new security system for mobile and web […]

Take the fraud news challenge! 6/26/17

Are you staying on top of the online fraud and abuse headlines? It’s time to test your knowledge! Fill in the blanks below. No cheating! And don’t forget to check your answers when you’re done. Fill in the blanks! 1. China is currently testing a groundbreaking national_____. 2. In 2016, about $12 billion in fraud […]

Take the fraud news challenge! 6/19/17

Are you staying on top of the online fraud and abuse headlines? It’s time to test your knowledge! Fill in the blanks below. No cheating! And don’t forget to check your answers when you’re done. Fill in the blanks! 1. A new study from Mastercard and Oxford University suggests that 93 percent of consumers (and […]

News Roundup 6/12: Test your knowledge of last week’s fraud headlines!

Have you been paying attention to the fraud and abuse headlines? Time to test your knowledge! See if you can fill in the blanks below. Don’t forget to check your answers when you’re done. Fill in the blanks! 1. A recent Payments Canada survey suggests that half of Canadians are ready to give up ____. […]

News Roundup 6/5: A job opening at the DNC, and much more

Chipotle suffers a massive data breach It’s a sad week for burrito affectionados. A blog post last week revealed the extent of a massive data breach that hit Chipotle in April. How massive? Spokesman Chris Arnold said that “most, but not all restaurants” were impacted. Hackers were able to capture information stored on credit cards’ […]

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, […]

News Roundup 4/17: Healthcare data breaches, fake Google Maps listings, and tilting your phone

Healthcare data breaches on the rise Hackers aren’t just interested in financial information like credit card numbers or routing numbers anymore. They’re relying increasingly on other personal information – insurance information, social security numbers, and more – to carry out their dastardly deeds.  As such, healthcare service providers are often hit by phishing attacks and […]