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Millions of Android devices forced to mine Monero for crooks

No device is safe from criminals looking to make it stealthily mine cryptocurrency for them. However weak its processing power is, it still costs them nothing.With that in mind, forced

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Identity fraud enters a new era of complexity

The number of identity fraud victims increased by eight percent (rising to 16.7 million U.S. consumers) in the last year, a record high since Javelin Strategy & Research began tracking

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The new gold rush: A look inside cryptocurrency fraud

Cybercriminals are flooding to the new world of cryptocurrencies looking to exploit the boom in interest and adoption of these electronic currencies, according to Digital Shadows. This new gold rush

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What is the impact and likelihood of global risks?

The World Economic Forum, a not-for-profit foundation that each year gathers participants from around the world to discuss a wide range of global issues, has published its yearly Global Risks

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

A large number of OnePlus users claim to have been the victim of fraudulent credit card transactions after making purchases on the official website of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer.Dozens of

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Every Single American Household Exposed in Massive Leak

Yet another cloud storage misconfiguration has exposed personally identifiable information (PII), according to researchers—this time affecting 123 million Americans across billions of data points.The scale of the issue puts it

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Consumers lack data breach awareness

New research from cyber exposure company Tenable reveals a widespread lack of consumer awareness surrounding the impact of data breaches.The results based on an online Harris Poll of more than

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Are You Prepared for Omnichannel Fraud?

Over the past few years, many retailers have worked hard to offer an omnichannel shopping experience to their customers, allowing them to shop from wherever they are whenever they wish, and take

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Cybercrime is Not Seasonal

The increase in transactions during the holiday shopping season naturally comes with an increase in fraud. This rise is no surprise to security professionals across all sectors — but it’s

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Credit card fraud down 29% for the first time

Iovation released data collected from its retail and e-commerce subscribers from the 2017 holiday weekend (Nov. 24 – 27, 2017). For the first time in recent years, credit card fraud