Interviews

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

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
Brett Johnson_on the Cybercriminal Mindset

Brett Johnson on the Cybercriminal Mindset

In the world of online fraud prevention, Brett Johnson sits in a category all his own. With support from his wife, sister, Karisse Hendrick, and the FBI, Mr. Johnson has synthesized a career that would have been unimaginable from inside of a 7.5-year prison sentence. Today, the man is still...Readmore

Cifas NGO Expanding to Tackle Fraud Globally

Mike Haley began his career as a fraud investigator for Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HRMC) (equivalent to the U.S. IRS). After cutting his teeth at the HRMC, he worked in public sector fraud prevention roles including leading teams investigating fraud against the National Health Service (NHS) and local government,...Readmore

The Evolving Landscape of CNP Fraud

DJ Murphy is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of CardNotPresent.com, which he co-founded with CEO Steve Casco in 2011. Murphy’s involvement in the world of card-not-present began in 2008 when he worked at Paybefore a trade publication for the prepaid card industry. About-fraud recently spoke with Murphy ahead of its annual...Readmore
Nuance Security Suite voice biometrics

Capturing Fraudsters One Voice and Click at a Time

Brett Beranek is Vice President & General Manager, Security Business at Nuance Communications. He is a biometrics and customer experience (CX) expert fascinated by transformative technologies. Brett works with Nuance's financial institution and telecom clients around the globe to deploy state of the art security technology while maintaining an exceptional...Readmore
pink collar crime

Investigating Pink Collar Crime with Kelly Paxton

For almost three decades, Kelly Paxton has made it her life's work to fight fraud. As a certified fraud examiner (CFE), speaker, teacher and domain expert, she uses her knowledge to educate individuals and businesses about the many facets of pink-collar crime. Kelly recently took a few moment to talk...Readmore