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SIM Swap Fraud: How this 90s technology has stood the test of time

The early 1990s was a time of boy bands, neon windbreakers and flat top haircuts. It was also the start of the dotcom boom, with the invention of the World Wide Web and the explosion in the adoption and use of internet technologies. Among those rising stars was the Subscriber Identity Module, better known as the SIM card. The introduction of the SIM card revolutionized the telecommunications industry. This tiny piece of technology was an easily removable, portable memory chip

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PYMTS TV Matt Nesto and Dave Senci

Merchants Get Real To Stop Fake Human Fraud Attacks

PYMTS TV Matt Nesto and Dave SenciPYMTS | June 14, 2021 – Fraud hasn’t only increased in amount, but it has gotten smarter, more sophisticated and harder to spot. Businesses should also get more sophisticated. They need to take a broader look at their transactions to learn how to spot this new, emerging face of fraud. “A human-driven attack isn’t as obvious as a basic large-scale attack,” says Dave Senci, Vice President of Product Development at NuData Security. “It’s a low and slow attack that is

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CyberWire Podcast

Pandemic taxes: later due dates afford more time for scams.

CyberWire PodcastThe CyberWire | June 10, 2021 What can businesses do to bolster their protection against tax fraud? Robert Capps of NuData Security joins Dave at The CyberWire to discuss this topic. For the complete interview, visit Pandemic taxes: later due dates afford more time for scams.

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Robert Capps, Pymt podcast

Consumers Beware: There’s No Such Thing As A Free App

Robert Capps, Pymt podcastPYMTS | June 1, 2021 – If you’re using a service and not paying for it, then you’re not the customer, you’re the product. Free isn’t really free and there is often a price to be paid for accepting the service – sometimes an incredibly high one. “When installing apps infected with software that makes your computer part of a botnet, the traffic from your machine will look like it’s originating from you, and there could be potential consequences,” says NuData’s

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