fraud

Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods
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document management systems (DMS)

Hackers fake DocuSign and offer fraudulent signing methods

Criminals impersonate the e-signing company to steal credentials
14 Oct 2021
Account takeovers rise nearly threefold during pandemic
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cyber attacks

Account takeovers rise nearly threefold during pandemic

Financial services hit hardest by account hijackers, says Sift report
30 Sep 2021
Cyber criminals leak one million credit cards on the dark web
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cyber crime

Cyber criminals leak one million credit cards on the dark web

Among the stolen hoard are customer details from US and Canadian banks
10 Aug 2021
SentiLink raises $70 million for its identity verification platform
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identity theft

SentiLink raises $70 million for its identity verification platform

SentiLink’s ID Theft Score helps businesses combat synthetic fraud
5 Aug 2021
Content fraud levels continue to rise in 2021
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Security

Content fraud levels continue to rise in 2021

The pandemic has ushered in a new level of scams and misinformation
29 Jun 2021
What is DMARC and how can it improve your email security?
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phishing

What is DMARC and how can it improve your email security?

Protect your customers and brand rep with this email authentication protocol for domain spoofing
28 May 2021
FTC warns of rising cryptocurrency fraud
Cryptocyrrency stock markets
cryptocurrencies

FTC warns of rising cryptocurrency fraud

Marked rise in cryptocurrency losses began just as pandemic took hold
18 May 2021
E-commerce fraud to surpass $20 billion this year
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Security

E-commerce fraud to surpass $20 billion this year

Research finds merchants need to do more to implement fraud prevention
26 Apr 2021
Nokia partners with Hiya to stop spam calls
Scam caller ID
scams

Nokia partners with Hiya to stop spam calls

Machine learning could end the barrage aggravating fraudulent and spam phone calls
27 Jan 2021
Why deepfakes could threaten everything from biometrics to democracy
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Security

Why deepfakes could threaten everything from biometrics to democracy

Deepfake technology has been rated the most serious AI crime threat, but there are ways to fight back
30 Oct 2020
Four arrested in UK over scam Microsoft calls
Security

Four arrested in UK over scam Microsoft calls

Scammers would call victims pretending to be from Microsoft IT support
28 Jun 2017
NHS IT director and tech vendor jailed for corrupt contracts
public sector

NHS IT director and tech vendor jailed for corrupt contracts

NHS's Peter Lewis took bribes in exchange for lucrative IT contracts
10 Jan 2017
IT admin fleeced Expedia for $330k in insider trading scam
Security

IT admin fleeced Expedia for $330k in insider trading scam

Support technician admits using network credentials to access execs' confidential files
7 Dec 2016
Toshiba faces $60m accounting scandal fine
Accounting
Business strategy

Toshiba faces $60m accounting scandal fine

Penalty comes as shareholders file lawsuit against company and ex-chiefs
7 Dec 2015
US lottery security head 'fixed results'
fraud
Security

US lottery security head 'fixed results'

Eddie Raymond Tipton allegedly hacked into the draw's computer to ensure he won the jackpot
15 Apr 2015
Police knock 2,000 counterfeit good sites offline
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Security

Police knock 2,000 counterfeit good sites offline

City of London Police's IP enforcement unit hails latest work to shut down sites selling fake goods
13 Feb 2015
UK Government declares 1/2 of Britons cybercrime victims
Cybercrime
Security

UK Government declares 1/2 of Britons cybercrime victims

Despite this, only a third actually report offences to the authorities, government research finds
22 Oct 2014
High Court instructs ISPs to block counterfeit sites
Court
Business strategy

High Court instructs ISPs to block counterfeit sites

Virgin Media, BT, EE, BSkyB and TalkTalk have all been directed to block access to the sites selling fake goods
20 Oct 2014
Transport select committee warns drivers of fake websites
Business strategy

Transport select committee warns drivers of fake websites

MPs are calling for the government to advise motorists of the damage using fake websites to sign up for services like tax can do
8 Oct 2014
Google to pay back $19 million over kids ‘ in-app purchases
fraud
Business strategy

Google to pay back $19 million over kids ‘ in-app purchases

Search giant settles with FTC over unfair bills to parents
5 Sep 2014
25 fake government websites closed down
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Security

25 fake government websites closed down

Five people have been arrested for running fake scam websites, imitating government services
8 Jul 2014
Law enforcers shut down nearly 200 fake goods sites
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intellectual property

Law enforcers shut down nearly 200 fake goods sites

Europol, City of London Police and US law enforcers lead charge against websites selling counterfeit goods.
23 Jun 2014
War on counterfeit goods websites sees new milestone reached
Internet scam
Business strategy

War on counterfeit goods websites sees new milestone reached

More than 2,500 counterfeit goods websites were closed before World Intellectual Property Day
29 Apr 2014