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Holiday Shopping: Linking to Gifts or The Trapdoor for Cybercrime

November 27, 2018 -- Santa Claus may not be the only one coming to town this holiday season. As cybercriminals gear up to take advantage of of online shopping systems, here's what you can do to stay cyber safe.With the holiday season right around the corner, both merchants and consumers need to make sure they're prepared for a new wave of cyber attacks. Robert Capps, VP at NuData Security, in his latest article explores how cybercriminals are using malicious URLs in

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Biometric Update: Hackers Beware: Passive Biometrics is Turning the Tables on Cybercrime

October 17, 2018 -- Say goodbye to passwords. Passive biometrics and behavioural analytics are changing the way users are verified online.  This Halloween, monsters aren't the only ones out to get you.Robert Capps, VP at NuData, in his latest article talks about the inadequacy of passwords in authentication and how they no longer create a barrier against fraud due to their weakness. No matter how creative we think they are.However, with the rise of cutting-edge technologies like passive biometrics and behavioral

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PaymentsSource: Point of sale attacks are a ‘point of no return’

September 19, 2018 -- Cybercriminals are getting creative with malware for point of sale devices – and what you need to know to protect your data. Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, in his latest article discusses how increased malware creativity and sophistication targeted at point of sale (POS) systems is leaving data such as credit card information exposed. The new malware targets system weaknesses that have affected many household brands in the last months. Necessary precautions need to be incorporated because stolen

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All EC: How Retailers Can Break the Fraud Chain

July 11, 2018 -- As eCommerce fraud fear rises, the impact of security on customer experience must be considered. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, wrote on a report issued yesterday by All EC, disclosing the tactics that retailers can use to effectively mitigate CNP fraud. According to a recent study from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, the average retailer's biggest worry is eCommerce fraud, but there are barriers to preventing it, including ruining customer experience. Capps suggests that by

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PaymentsSource: Fraudsters are flocking to online/in-store hybrids

July 10, 2018 -- Attempting to lower fraud and improve customer experience at the same time may be easier than it sounds. Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, wrote a report issued yesterday by PaymentsSource disclosing that as the option of buying online, and picking up in the store (BOPIS) is seen as convenient, but may contain inherent security risk. As increased numbers of consumers ask for tracking across all touchpoints, BOPIS arose as a method of attempting to give this

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