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How Hackers Can Pull a Data Breach Without Dropping a Cent

A hacker saving some centsFree tools, tutorials, easy-to-run software, and, if that wasn’t enough, there is also Shodan; an engine to find devices connected to the internet in real time. All these tools are a big pot cybercriminals use to stir up a tank of trouble. They are winding up the internet giving even the most talented of white hats a run for their money. Five countries – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, and the U.S. – have already warned that everyone from individual

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Why Halloween Scams are Going to Target Millennials This Year

Suspicious dog disguised for HalloweenMillennials are known for their tech-savviness and also for their busy way of life that leaves them little time to check where they click.Although millennials may not be doing much trick-or-treating during Halloween, there are still several scares that they’ll need to keep an eye on. High on the list of frightening facts is how this generation – my generation, that is, no point in pretending this doesn’t apply to me – deals with cybersecurity. It turns out that a

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Formjacking and Other Threats You Should be Preparing for This Season

scammer at workFormjacking has already hit 800 eCommerce companies a counting. Learn more about this threat and other scams floating around this holiday season.Cybercriminals are hard at work creating the perfect house of horrors for those shopping online, booking hotels, airline tickets or buying Christmas decorations. The latest scheme waiting for them is known as formjacking.With this attack, cybercriminals find a vulnerability in the company’s system and inject Java code into the website forms. Most often, those are check-out or payment forms

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10 Things We Learned at The EMV 3DS Webinar

Consumer buying online with card with 3ds 2.0If you missed what our experts talked about during our EMV 3DS (aka 3DS 2.0) webinar, here are some highlights for you.3DS expert Patrick Kelly and security solutions specialist Dave Senci from Mastercard had a great conversation with Ryan Wilk from NuData about EMV 3DS (aka 3DS 2.0). If you, for some unfathomable reason, don’t want to watch the full webinar, here are ten takeaways:1. Issuers can see more information linked to a card.They have access to 150 data points,

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Fighting New Account Fraud Before it Gets to the Checkout

User creating new accountMany of the fraud losses stem from fake accounts that are created off season, silently aged, and then used during high-traffic days, where they can fly under the radar.When ‘Holiday’ and ‘season’ go together merchants hear only one thing: “Fraud losses ahead!” With the holidays coming up, spotting fake accounts in a sea of legitimate users is next to impossible for retailers. Most businesses don’t have visibility into what accounts are used suspiciously until the fraud has already happened. Merchants

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