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This is what your traffic looks like during a pandemic

This is what your traffic looks like during a pandemicWith physical stores shuttered, events canceled, and tourism at a standstill, COVID-19has reshaped many aspects of day-to-day life. As a result, consumers have been forced to shift their spending to online channels. Accompanying this uptick in online traffic has been a rise in fraud.To learn more about the current trends in online behavior and fraud, PaymentsJournalsat down with Robert Capps, VP of Market Innovation at NuData, and Tim Sloane, VP of

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NuData Analyzes Behaviors to Stop Automated Fraud Attacks & Identify Fake Customers Inside the Firewall

April 30, 2020 --Like many people forced to working from home due to the Coronavirus, I’ve been educating myself on the subject of infectious viruses. And reading the on-line literature, I notice many parallels between the behavior of viruses and that of criminal organizations who commit fraud."Well, in this story, we turn to another vital area of identity verification: behavioral analysis. And joining us to discuss this subject is Robert Capps, VP of Market Innovation for NuData Security, a Mastercard

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Don’t be fooled by Coronavirus click-baits

March 20, 2020 --What the government doesn’t want you to know about COVID-19” and other online scams."As the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping business and daily life, there is no shortage of people who see this crisis as an opportunity to capitalize on those seeking some answers or comfort online. Cybercriminals are dusting off old tricks and adding the Coronavirus tag to increase their chances of a click, download, or purchase. Here is a summary of the scams we’ve seen to

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The Architecture of an Attack: NuData Breaks Down Account Takeover Attacks

The Architecture of an Attack: NuData Breaks Down Account Takeover AttacksLooking back at the holiday season, merchants faced a timeless struggle: stopping fraudsters. While dealing with fraud is a challenge year-round, the holiday season makes it even more difficult.A common fraud vector used by criminals year around is account takeover. This is when the fraudster gains access to a user’s account, often by using stolen login information or through a brute strength bot attack. In either case, once a criminal

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Tech firms needs to earn back public trust in order to innovate

March 6, 2020 --Innovations in technologies such as biometrics, cyber security, and artificial intelligence stand to perform an unprecedented, positive role in society. But their development means that we’re being asked to entrust more of our lives to technologies that we don’t fully understand, hand over our data to people we can’t see, and form relationships with businesses we don’t really know.."With an anticipated 50bn internet-connected devices set to be in use by 2025 — ranging from watches and fridges

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