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How a Fraud Expert Fell for a Fraud Scam

The below article was written by Coby Montoya, Director, Risk Strategy at Deep Labs. Coby does an amazing job detailing his personal experience with a scam and articulating the complexities at play. He is bright, knowledgeable and very experienced in fraud prevention. The fact that he chose to share this...Readmore

DataVisor CEO Yinglian Xie on the Democratization of Online Fraud Prevention

Yinglian Xie co-founded DataVisor in 2013 after establishing a reputation as a highly regarded researcher, author, and conference contributor. Yinglian has over 10 years of experience in security, specializing in fighting large-scale attacks with AI and Big Data technologies. Recently, she spoke with About-Fraud about her vision for an internet...Readmore
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Sharing lightens the fraud burden for FIs

Financial institutions (FIs) are focused on delivering a smooth customer experience (CX) that enables legitimate users to interact quickly, yet securely. According to a recent Aite Group survey, a worrying 42% of FI executives think their authentication processes are effective on this front. However, greater security and reduced effort/friction are possible...Readmore

How to protect yourself from deceptive marketing practices

Confidence tricks are as old as commerce. So are confidence tricksters, also known as con artists or scammers. They manipulate individual psychology to induce victims into a bargain disadvantageous to themselves. However, con artists also manipulate institutional psychology, specifically the weaknesses in acquirer underwriting and risk management policies and procedures,...Readmore
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Sim Swap Fraud’s Dangerous Evolution

SIM swap fraud has evolved in the last two to three years, according to Nuance Chief Fraud Prevention Officer Simon Marchand. What used to be a part of usage fraud schemes with little impact on telecoms has evolved and is now part of much more complex fraud schemes against consumers....Readmore