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3 ways to avoid online travel scams after covid

Booking a vacation for the first time in a while? 3 tips to avoiding online travel scams after COVID

3 ways to avoid online travel scams after covidYou’re fully vaccinated and you feel good to travel. It’s a big moment — the moment you’ve waited for throughout the entire pandemic. In your excitement, you check your email and stumble across a deal that looks too good to be true. But hey, the travel industry is looking to make money after barely anyone went on vacation last year, right? It’s probably not that weird. So you book it. The next day you get a call from your bank

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ransomware

Advice on Anti-Ransomware Day: Prepare as if it’s any other kind of cyberattack

ransomwareIT World Canada | May 12, 2021 – If you’re well-prepared for any cyberattack you’re prepared for ransomware. “Ransomware is a disaster recovery event,” says Robert Capps, vice-president of innovation at the NuData Security division of Mastercard. “And for a lot of organizations, it’s a fairly mild one. For others, it can be business-impacting. “When you talk to CISOs about any sort of disaster situation it comes down to resiliency and recoverability. Ransomware is just a fancy disruption attack. There

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Financial institutions (FIs) are in a never-ending struggle with criminal hackers over identity fraud — and unfortunately, right now many FIs are on the losing end.

New report: Application fraud is a serious threat to financial institutions

Financial institutions (FIs) are in a never-ending struggle with criminal hackers over identity fraud — and unfortunately, right now many FIs are on the losing end.Financial institutions (FIs) are in a never-ending struggle with criminal hackers over identity fraud — and unfortunately, right now many FIs are on the losing end. According to Aite Group research, nearly half of U.S. consumers experienced identity theft from 2019 to 2020. Additionally, 37% of consumers also experienced application fraud — a method of identity fraud that involves bad actors using consumer information to create a new account for fraudulent activity. Application fraud can be a devastating experience for

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