A pair of Massachusetts men allegedly ran a years-long scheme that used SIM swapping and other hacking techniques to target executives in order to steal more than $550,000 worth of cryptocurrency, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday.
Securing user accounts from both bots and human attackers has become one of the most fundamental challenges of delivering modern applications and services. Attackers continuously develop ever more sophisticated techniques for taking over user accounts.
Aggressive security policies lead to false positives and...
Customer accounts are an integral tool to help merchants foster customer loyalty. But when login credentials are compromised, they present a unique opportunity for fraudsters to commit CNP fraud and steal customer PII. In 2018 alone, Account Takeover attacks resulted in over $11 billion in losses.
The fallout from...
Attackers are increasing their frequency and volume of
Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. Companies are
facing increased pressures to strengthen their security. Three
forces contributing to the pressure are:
Stronger, more sophisticated, and highly motivated attackers.
In the wake of digital transformation and several large, high-profile data breaches - and at a time where all the personal information is shared in the social network - traditional forms of digital identity verification are no longer valid.
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99% of account takeover attacks begin with automation, and they pave the way for future ATO. Today's sophisticated scripts can bypass traditional measures that rely purely on device intelligence or static data. Learn how to block sophisticated attacks with behavioral biometrics before they create fraud losses.
Security probes into IoT vulnerabilities too often swerve into creepy territory. Take security researchers at Check Point who discovered they could seize control of an internet-connected LG vacuum cleaner's camera, allowing them to turn a roving robotic cleaner into a spy cam.
The breach of an offshore account owned by Union Bank of India is raising new questions about the security of interbank payments, which often rely on antiquated backend verification processes that fraudsters seem to be compromising with relative ease.