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SIM Swap Fraud: How this 90s technology has stood the test of time

The early 1990s was a time of boy bands, neon windbreakers and flat top haircuts. It was also the start of the dotcom boom, with the invention of the World Wide Web and the explosion in the adoption and use of internet technologies. Among those rising stars was the Subscriber Identity Module, better known as the SIM card. The introduction of the SIM card revolutionized the telecommunications industry. This tiny piece of technology was an easily removable, portable memory chip

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3 ways to avoid online travel scams after covid

Booking a vacation for the first time in a while? 3 tips to avoiding online travel scams after COVID

3 ways to avoid online travel scams after covidYou’re fully vaccinated and you feel good to travel. It’s a big moment — the moment you’ve waited for throughout the entire pandemic. In your excitement, you check your email and stumble across a deal that looks too good to be true. But hey, the travel industry is looking to make money after barely anyone went on vacation last year, right? It’s probably not that weird. So you book it. The next day you get a call from your bank

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Financial institutions (FIs) are in a never-ending struggle with criminal hackers over identity fraud — and unfortunately, right now many FIs are on the losing end.

New report: Application fraud is a serious threat to financial institutions

Financial institutions (FIs) are in a never-ending struggle with criminal hackers over identity fraud — and unfortunately, right now many FIs are on the losing end.Financial institutions (FIs) are in a never-ending struggle with criminal hackers over identity fraud — and unfortunately, right now many FIs are on the losing end. According to Aite Group research, nearly half of U.S. consumers experienced identity theft from 2019 to 2020. Additionally, 37% of consumers also experienced application fraud — a method of identity fraud that involves bad actors using consumer information to create a new account for fraudulent activity. Application fraud can be a devastating experience for

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Escaping the echo chamber: How to make cybersecurity accessible for all

We’ve all experienced digital growing pains in the era of COVID-19. Whether it’s ordering food delivery off a smartphone for the first time or working through technical difficulties during a game of “Among Us” with friends, we’ve had to adapt to new ways of doing things online. Although most of our moves to digital channels have made our lives more frictionless, they’ve also brought many cybersecurity challenges. Many users struggle to access online tools due to physical and economic barriers

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