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NuData: Countering Account Hijacking With Behavioral Analytics

Justin Fox, NuData Director of Software EngineeringPYMTS | May 6, 2021 – With so much of life lived on devices, those devices are where hackers are finding what they need to hijack user accounts and do the most damage. The entire process of account hijacking, or account takeover — in which bad actors steal identities by gaining illegal access to user accounts – has spiked with the digital-first economy. “Mobile games are proving especially attractive to fraudsters, as younger users are particularly vulnerable to downloading them,

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NuData Details Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

Public WifiFind Biometrics | April 28, 2021 – The problem is particularly pressing now that the world is starting to reopen, since people are more likely to connect to public Wi-Fi networks if they want to do work while on the go. Many people do not pay much attention when connecting to other networks. Those who connect automatically to any nearby networks may not be aware of when their device links up with another network. As a result, a cybercriminal could

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Identity In An Inclusive Digital Economy

Chris Reid NuDataPYMTS | April 26, 2021 – As the last 12 months have driven a focus on technology and digital ecosystems, it's become more important than ever to prove identity seamlessly and securely. Chris Reid, executive vice president of identity solutions, NuData Security, Mastercard, discusses what it will take to ensure secure payments while reducing economic and social divides and driving greater inclusion. For the complete article, see Identity In An Inclusive Digital Economy

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As Retail Businesses Shift Online, Hackers Getting More Sophisticated

Man holding credit card in distressSmall Business Trends | April 15, 2021 – As more retailers sell online, hackers are capitalizing on the surge in online shopping with increasingly sophisticated methods of stealing data. Retail hackers are using advanced tactics to improve the success of their attacks. They are turning to using human farms to complete online tasks, such as posting reviews, creating new accounts, and solving CAPTCHAs. For the complete article, see As Retail Businesses Shift Online, Hackers Getting More Sophisticated.

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During the pandemic, online criminals become more sophisticated and attack retailers more often

illustration of man carrying away a large credit card.Digital Commerce 360 | April 14, 2021 – Research shows online criminals attack online retailers with greater sophistication and frequency than before the COVID-19 crisis. As online shopping soared during the pandemic, so did new opportunities for online criminals. And in 2020, they exploited those opportunities. “Just as online security firms look for trends, so do fraudsters,” says Dave Senci, vice president of product development at NuData. For the complete article, see During the pandemic, online criminals become more sophisticated

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