The dark web is often discussed vaguely or inaccurately, but is a key enabler of the fraud economy, as a streamlined source of trade in payment card and personal data. On the dark web, cyber criminals have developed a "supply chain" of fraud: professionalizing the process, operating enterprises at scale, and passing...
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) established the Data Security Standard (DSS) in order to reduce the risk organizations and consumers face in relation to credit card fraud, hacking and various other security issues. A company processing, storing or transmitting credit card numbers must be PCI DSS compliant or it risks...
Defending against tomorrow's mobile attacks is a moving target; but new technologies and strategies, including behavioral biometrics and machine-learning-based analytics, are allowing financial institutions to reduce their fraud losses while enhancing their customer experience.
Based on the latest results of ISMG's...
High-pressure. Fast-paced. Threats coming from all directions. The battle against payment fraud isn't unlike the game of basketball. Wire fraud and ACH fraud are on the rise, and financial institutions cannot be slow on the defense - to win, they must detect fraud in real-time.
Banking channels through which...
A $46.7 million fraud scheme that hit Ubiquiti Networks Inc. shows the new & improved face of wire fraud - and just how easy it is for cybercriminals to fool employees into helping to pilfer their own enterprises.
A new impersonation scheme is taking aim at business executives to perpetuate ACH and wire fraud, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, who explains steps institutions should take now to protect their customers.
Choice Escrow is seeking a bench review of a recent appellate court ruling, which favored its former bank in an ACH fraud dispute. The firm argues the court set a bad precedent for future disputes by limiting Uniform Commercial Code protections.
FFIEC guidance and case law are helping banks define what constitutes "reasonable security." In a panel discussion, three experts debate the long-term impact of two recent account takeover fraud cases.
A bank's $350,000 settlement with a California oil company should serve as a reminder that reasonable security measures offered by banks are increasingly critical to the outcome of account takeover disputes.
Financial institutions and businesses in other sectors must continually collect information about their online customers to ensure stronger authentication, says Avivah Litan, a fraud expert and analyst for the consultancy Gartner.
Fraud is increasing across the board, but attributing losses to certain types of fraud continues to pose challenges for many banking institutions, says Doug Johnson of the American Bankers Association.