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postheadericon UK banks urged to do more to tackle rampant online fraud

Banks are being urged to step up to the plate and to “work together to tackle this problem head on”, as their response has been found to be disproportionate to the scale of the problem.

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postheadericon Why combining technology with standards could combat fraud

ESET’s Miguel Ángel Mendoza looks at why combining technology with standards could combat fraud.

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postheadericon CEO fraud: How to stay protected against this modern day deception

Be wary of CEO fraud, a modern take on deception specifically designed to trick you into doing something that you think you have permission to do.

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postheadericon Big spike in card fraud in Europe

There was a notable spike in card fraud in Europe last year, with the UK the worst hit, according to new data from FICO.

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postheadericon Banks ‘should not compensate’ victims of online fraud

UK Metropolitan police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has advised banks not to offer compensation to victims of online fraud.

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postheadericon Tech giants take action on ad click fraud

Some of the biggest digital companies have banded together to take action on the rising tide of ad click fraud.

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postheadericon Love hurts: Online dating scams are Australia’s top financial fraud

Australians were tricked out of around AUS$ 82 million (US$ 66 million) during 2014, with online dating scams accounting for the biggest losses.

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postheadericon Retailers’ heavy handed fraud prevention leads to loss of sales

Online retailers battling with fraud prevention are losing out on genuine sales by treating their customers like criminals, according to a new report by ThreatMetrix.

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postheadericon Obama to call for longer hacking prison sentences with revised Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

President Barack Obama intends to persuade Congress to increase the sentence for hackers, as well as widen the definition of what hacking means, according to Ars Technica.

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