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What are deepfakes? How and why they work

Deepfakes are fake videos or audio recordings that look and sound just like the real thing. Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios and intelligence agencies producing propaganda, like

Software

How Blockchain Ecosystems Can Be a Threat to Cybersecurity

The first impression of many people about blockchain technology is that it will actually enhance cybersecurity. The reason for this point of view is because of the structure of blockchain

Software

The evolution of email fraud: Risks and protection tips

Marc Chouinard is Email Security Operations Lead at Vircom, an email security vendor based in Montreal, Canada. He has established a reputation as a no-nonsense leader in understanding and acting against

Identity Theft

Inside look at lifecycle of stolen credentials and extent of data breach damage

Shape Security released its Credential Spill Report, shedding light on the extent to which the consumer banking, retail, airline and hospitality industries are impacted by credential stuffing attacks and account

Industry Insights

Securing real-time payments with tokenization

For banks, direct debit (ACH) fraud represents a bigger financial risk than card fraud. In particular, growing momentum for real-time payment schemes across the world is creating huge opportunities for fraudsters and

Industry Insights

Magecart presents an unprecedented threat: Here’s what you can do

Recently we learned that the previously disclosed Ticketmaster UK breach from a few weeks ago was not a one-off event but instead part of a widespread website digital credit card skimming

Identity Theft

Here’s How You Fraud-Proof Yourself When Shopping Online

By Jeremy Chew, Senior Content Marketing Executive at  iPrice Group Here’s How You Fraud-Proof Yourself When Shopping Online The Internet has become an extension of our lives – from interacting

Hardware/Network

Bot-driven credential abuse, DDoS attacks continue to rise

Cybersecurity defenders face increasing threats from organisations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced DDoS attacks, according to Akamai.Analysis of current cyberattack trends for the

Hardware/Network

4 scams that illustrate the one-way authentication problem

These scams rely on tricking consumers into believing they are interacting with a trusted vendor. Here’s how vendors can prevent the scams. My 11 ways to hack 2FA column a few weeks

Identity Theft

Surviving new cybercriminal fraud tactics takes greater stealth and sophistication

2017 was bad enough in the world of fraud, with identity theft reaching “epidemic levels”. But 2018 is panning out to be a whole lot worse: identify theft rates have