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Don’t be fooled by Coronavirus click-baits

Security Boulevard | 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

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

City A.M | 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

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Payment Security: The Role of Behavioral Biometrics

InfoRisk Today | March 04, 2020 -- Behavioral biometrics can play an important role in thwarting ever more sophisticated payment fraud schemes, says Robert Capps of Mastercard, who provides a fraud-fighting update.To watch the full video interview, go here.

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Mastercard: Why A Truly Connected Economy Needs A New Security Paradigm

PYMNTS | February 7, 2020 --Flash back a few years and everyone had one or maybe two connected devices.There were the smartphones we all had, with a heavy sprinkling of tablets and connected gaming consoles. One could count a computer, although desktops tend to lack portability.Today, the landscape has changed."The IoT digital explosion is changing everything that happens around us. How we communicate, how consumers buy products, how they watch content, how they find things — this literally touches every

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

PaymentsJournal | January 15, 2020 --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

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