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NuData Analyzes Behaviors to Stop Automated Fraud Attacks & Identify Fake Customers Inside the Firewall

April 30, 2020 –Like many people forced to working from home due to the Coronavirus, I’ve been educating myself on the subject of infectious viruses. And reading the on-line literature, I notice many parallels between the behavior of viruses and that of criminal organizations who commit fraud. “Well, in this story, we turn to another vital area of identity verification: behavioral analysis. And joining us to discuss this subject is Robert Capps, VP of Market Innovation for NuData Security, a

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Digital identity: biometrics, deepfakes, cybersecurity and decentralized ID

April 22, 2020 — Many companies in the biometrics, digital identity, and cybersecurity space have shared predictions for 2020 with Biometric Update, touching on many of the key themes of the past year, and reflecting the wealth of opportunity, as well as the anxieties at play in the industry. “While an attacker can use deepfake techniques to convincingly emulate the likeness of an individual, it still difficult to digitally impersonate ones voice without fairly obvious imperfections. Deepfake audio or video

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How to defend your bank from ransomware

April 1, 2020 — Cybercriminals are taking advantage of ransomware’s low barrier of entry to compromise data and networks from banks, service providers and even customers. But experts say community banks can protect themselves with education, data management and security procedures. “Ransomware attacks continue to occur at an alarming frequency because attackers know they are effective, and they know that if a system is successfully compromised, a victim will generally pay the ransom, according to Robert Capps, vice president of

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Don’t be fooled by Coronavirus click-baits

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 we’ve seen

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Tupperware Website Hacked And Infected With Payment Card Skimmer

March 26, 2020 — It has been reported that hackers have breached the website of Tupperware, a US company known for its plastic food container products, and placed malicious code on its website to collect payment card details from site buyers. The malicious code has been running on the Tupperware homepage for at least five days, according to security researchers. “Web skimmers or Magecart scripts work by taking advantage of an infrastructure vulnerability caused by misconfiguration. The misconfiguration enables an

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