In the future, deepfake technology will have a significant impact on newer forms of authentication such as voice and facial recognition and pose new challenges to defenders, said Ofer Friedman, chief business development officer at AU10TIX, an Israel-headquartered identity verification company.
The battle against synthetic identity fraud has reached a critical point, as credit repair companies now play a major role in exacerbating this pervasive form of fraud. Synthetic identity fraud now comprises 85% of all identity fraud cases, with up to $20 billion in annual losses.
The recently ended ISMG Financial Services Summit was dedicated to fortifying cybersecurity preparedness in the financial services industry. Thought leaders guided critical discussions on cybersecurity topics such as critical infrastructure, incident response, supply chain threats and zero trust.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Alex Zeltcer of nSure.ai discusses how fraudsters access your payment information, how industrialized payment fraud attacks operate, and how nSure.ai uses discriminative AI to identify these attacks and cut their scale.
Each year, financial scams cost banks up to $400 million in losses. Despite heavy investments in anti-fraud technology, banks are struggling to protect customers. Bank impersonation scams continue to be the most widely used approach for duping banking customers, said CEO of a stealth startup and the former senior...
The credit repair industry plays a pivotal role in propelling the latest synthetic ID tactics, which are being used to commit multiple types of account fraud. Two experts shared their insights on why fraudsters are more likely to abuse deposit bank accounts than credit cards these days.
Welcome to our report summarizing the 2023 Faces of Fraud survey. We are most grateful to our 150+ industry contributors who answered our questions frankly to enable us to provide a snapshot of the frauds causing most concern for financial services in 2023.
The data shared in this report, as well as expert...
Established provider LexisNexis Risk Solutions remains atop Forrester's digital fraud management rankings, while upstart Sift broke into the leaders category for the first time. Many providers in the space have expanded from payment transactions to account takeover fraud as well as handling scams.
With only 90 early adopters, Federal Reserve's FedNow program faces the challenge of persuading U.S. banks to sign on to the real-time payments initiative launched in July. Experts say the Fed could learn some lessons from successful efforts in Brazil and India.
Netcraft purchased an online brand protection vendor to incorporate security analysts into the company's highly automated cybercrime takedown process. The deal will expedite the takedown of fraudulent websites by capitalizing on their joint knowledge of the global infrastructure provider landscape.
Synthetic ID fraud is nothing new, but it is expanding beyond fraudulent bank accounts to identity scams for auto loans. Many organizations fail to understand the link between data breaches and fraudulent IDs, said Jason Lord, vice president of product marketing at TransUnion.
The lack of an understanding of what constitutes first-party lending fraud is causing massive losses at banks. Anna Bleazard, head of Singapore and South East Asia in financial crime compliance at FTI Consulting, recommends that banks intervene as early as possible.
Insider threats continue to pose significant concerns in today's digital landscape. While malicious insiders have garnered attention due to harmful intent, negligent users often make unintentional mistakes, contributing to potential cybersecurity risks.