Google has suspended multiple YouTube channels and videos, as well as blogs, after tying them to phishing attacks and influence operations linked to Iran's state media. The technology giant's moves coincided with similar efforts by Facebook and Twitter.
A website that appeared to be part of a phishing campaign designed to gain access to the Democratic National Committee's voter database has turned out to be part of an uncoordinated security exercise. The false alarm has highlighted the benefit of actively monitoring for election interference.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: An analysis of why it may be too late to secure the 2018 U.S. midterm elections. Also: A close look at the Anthem breach lawsuit settlement and a report on ransomware recovery lessons learned.
To prevent fraud in the contact center, organizations are adopting security measures to protect themselves and their customers. In many cases, these controls increase friction for legitimate clients while also increasing operating costs.
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By 2020, 75% of omni-channel customer-facing organizations will sustain a targeted, cross-channel fraud attack with the contact center as the primary point of compromise.*
Read "Don't Let the Contact Center Be Your 'Achilles Heel' of Fraud Prevention" to learn why Gartner believes the technologies and techniques...
Virginia Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in the country and a pioneer in the use of technology to deliver great service to its more than 260,000 members. Challenged with providing more effective authentication and fraud prevention for its members' 3,000 daily calls, the Credit Union adopted voice...
Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new form of malware it calls Dark Tequila that has been targeting users in Mexico and stealing bank credentials and other personal and corporate data. The malware can move laterally through a computer while it's offline, says Dmitry Bestuzhev, a Kasperksy researcher.
About 30 new health data breaches - including a phishing attack impacting 1.4 million individuals - have been added in recent weeks to the official federal tally, pushing the total victim count for 2018 so far to 6.1 million.
With the U.S. midterm elections approaching fast, Microsoft says it's seized six domain names tied to "Fancy Bear," a hacking team widely believed to be part of Russia's military intelligence agency, amplifying concerns that Moscow's election interference efforts continue.
Cybercrime is a business and, like any business, it's driven by profit. But how can organizations make credential theft less profitable at every stage of the criminal value chain, and, in doing so, lower their risk?
Better, stronger fraud-detection intelligence - that's the promise of the new 3-D Secure 2.0 protocol for digital merchants, networks and financial institutions. But what should organizations do to prepare?
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The merits of the enhanced protocol;
Issuers' readiness to meet these...
For retailers, the benefits of selling gift cards extend well beyond the initial revenue. The purchase ensures a future shopping trip, and when redeeming gift cards, customers spend an average of 20% more than the value of the card. Considering their widespread popularity (93% of US consumers receive or give at least...
Augusta University Health in Georgia says it just recently concluded that a phishing attack that occurred - and was detected - 10 months ago resulted in a breach potentially exposing information on 417,000 individuals. Security experts are questioning why the breach determination took so long.