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Card Not Present Feature Article: New Strategies for Fighting Online Fraud by Ryan Wilk

Guest Perspective: New Strategies for Fighting Online Fraud by Ryan Wilk, Director of Customer Success Read the full feature article at Card Not Present. In 2013, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received 262,813 consumer complaints with an adjusted dollar loss of $781,841,6111, which is a 48.8 percent increase in reported losses since 2012. The work of preventing online fraud is expensive, not to mention difficult. Businesses of all sizes must do all they can to safeguard sensitive data so

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2013-14, A Year of Data Breaches — What Should Firms Do Differently?

Starting in late 2013 and continuing through to the spring of 2014, a series of ever larger security breaches of major American retailers were announced to the public. The latest, Home Depot, was hit by BlackPOS, the same malware used to pull customer data from Target’s point-of-sale machines. Millions have been spent trying to assure customers and repair brand damage, millions more lost as the news directly affected bottom lines from the holiday season onward. What’s worse is that many

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ECT Network: Web-Surfing Adults More Infection-Prone Than Teens

Web-Surfing Adults More Infection-Prone Than Teens Featuring Ryan Wilk, Director of Customer Success, read the full article at ECT News Network. (By John P. Mello Jr.) September 16, 2014 -- The more time you're online, the more likely you're going to be hit with a malware attack, right? Not necessarily. It turns out age may be more of a clue to vulnerability than Net exposure. Even though 50-to-64 year olds spend a lot less time connected than teens, they're way

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eSecurity Planet: Hacker Publishes 5 Million Gmail Addresses, Passwords

Hacker Publishes 5 Million Gmail Addresses, Passwords Featuring Ryan Wilk, Director of Customer Success. For the full article over at eSecurity Planet. Google says the leaked credentials were not the result of a breach of its systems, and less than two percent of them would have worked for Gmail. By Jeff Goldman | Posted September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, a user named tvskit published a link to 4,929,090 Gmail addresses and passwords on the Russian Bitcoin Security forum.

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GovInfo Security Article: Google Locks Down Stolen Credentials

Google Locks Down Stolen Credentials Read the full article, which has Ryan Wilk, Director of Customer Success, gives his thoughts on the bigger security potential of the Google Hack, over at GovInfo Security. Search Giant Says Its Systems Were Not Breached By Mathew J. Schwartz, September 11, 2014 -- In the wake of a list of 5 million stolen Gmail usernames and passwords appearing on the Internet, Google says it has locked down all affected accounts. The search giant says

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