How Cequence Security Protects Zoosk from Automated Bot Attacks

How Zoosk Detects and Mitigates Malicious Bots

A leader in online dating, Zoosk is committed to delivering personalized matches to its 35+ million members. With the ultimate goal of creating lasting and meaningful relationships, protecting their users from fraud ...
FBI Fraud Arrests by Field Office, 2018

FBI Fraud Arrests by Field Office, 2018

Each year, crime data geeks look forward to the publication of the CJIS "Crime in the United States" report. On September 30th, the FBI was able to share the Uniform Crime Report ...
FTC

FTC Holds Companies Accountable for Online Lead Generators

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) dropped the $30 million hammer on Career Education Corporation (CEC) for using leads obtained from dubious and illegal website operators to engage with prospects with the hope ...
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Reconstruction of actual vishing call to a small business - Harwood Estates

What is Vishing? How to Recognize Voice Phishing Phone Calls

Nearly half of infosec professionals reported experiencing vishing or smishing in 2018 Vishing. Phishing. Smishing. These terms sound like something a child made up and then decided to make the... The post ...

Ramnit Malware Makes a Return with New Tricks

The developers of the Ramnit Trojan have continued to evolve its capabilities for nearly a decade. It has returned again with changes in functionality, targets and methods of distribution. Yet, Ramnit isn?t ...
Tech support scams

Tech Support Scams and What They Mean

Since 2008, tech support scams have been raking in millions of dollars annually, with victims often paying several hundred dollars in the false belief that the person on the other end is ...
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ZAO: Twitter user Sam Driver-Tweddell, who replaced Samwell Tarly in Game of Thrones.

CEO voice deepfake blamed for scam that stole $243,000

So-called artificial intelligence apps like Zao had been stirring up controversy with their potential abusive use to beat facial recognition systems. The Chinese deepfake video app proved itself to be widely popular ...

Strong Customer Authentication: A Vehicle for PCI-DSS Compliance

Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) Payment services that operate electronically should adopt technologies that guarantees the safe authentication of the user and reduces, to the maximum extent possible, the risk of fraud ...
identity fraud

Service Members Targeted in Identity Fraud Scheme

Five individuals were indicted for the reprehensible crime of defrauding U.S. military veterans and current service members of their benefits. The five accused of the fraud are identified as Robert Wayne Boling ...
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lending security

Is Security the Biggest Threat to Alternative Lenders?

The alternative lending market continues to expand and grow in popularity, providing solutions for a vast number of small businesses and rising startups. With fintech lending now widely embraced by the millennial ...
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