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Retailers who want to avoid losing revenue and having customers defrauded need to understand how fraud is happening now. Let's explore how to cope with these prevalent tactics being used by fraudsters

Many workers and managers in the United States and the United Kingdom place a higher value on trust in the workplace over financial compensation, according to new research released Tuesday. A survey of 500 workers and managers in the U.S. and U.K. conducted by Osterman Research for cybersecurity fir...

Copycat websites increasingly surface on the web stealing customers’ cash and damaging e-tailers’ branding and trustworthy reputations. Until now, most brands tolerated the threat but seemed powerless to prevent it; that scenario may be starting to change. Digital perpetrators offer bogu...

Distributed denial-of-service attacks continued to rise in November. A prime target was the United States, with 1,543 attacks. While "as a service" offerings have made ransomware a low-effort, low-risk option for generating criminal gains

EXPERT ADVICE

MFA Is Broken, Here’s How To Fix It

Ask any security pro what's the most effective protection against hackers and scammers, and they all point to one tool: multifactor authentication. But lately, bad actors have focused on hacking MFA, making its methods susceptible to interception

The law aims to protect Americans by blocking and prohibiting all transactions from any social media company in, or under the influence of, China, Russia, and several other foreign countries of concern

A new analysis of data from the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center reveals that Nevada has more cybercrime victims than any state in the union by a large margin

Improved consumer protections are needed to prevent gift card fraud, which bilked Americans for more than US$233 million in 2021 alone, according to a new report by the Center for Data Innovation

Most contractors the Department of Defense hired in the last five years failed to meet the required minimum cybersecurity standards, posing a significant risk to U.S. national security

Although small businesses lack the resources large enterprises enjoy to defend themselves online, SMBs can avoid becoming cybercrime victims by following these proven, safe computing practices

Streaming video content from non-mainstream providers might make you an unwitting target of content piracy. If you get a bargain pricing offer, you risk becoming the victim of scammers and hackers, losing personal data, and having your financial assets stolen

The 2022 edition of Mozilla’s Privacy Not Included buyer’s guide has privacy reviews of more than 75 popular consumer electronics gifts

In the coming year, lawmakers will be paying increased attention to workplace monitoring, and whistleblowers may also be demanding monitoring information to support complaints about labor law violations, according to the predictions put together by 10 Forrester analysts

A recent report highlights the staggering growth of ATO fraud online. In the U.S. alone, around 24 million households have fallen victim to this form of fraud. Social media is one of the driving forces behind the issue, with more than half of all ATOs related to a social media account.

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