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AI-DAY: Using artificial intelligence to scam the scammers
“40% of New Zealand parents don’t think they can keep themselves safe online.”
59% APAC financial firms bolster investment in fraud detection
"Financial services companies are focusing on the real-time detection of fraud because they are at the frontline of attacks."
New research finds China tampering with public vulnerability data
Recorded Future believes China has been altering public vulnerability data to allow the Ministry of State Security to play with it first.
New rapid voice cloning tech could spell end for voice authentication
Baidu unveiled a new system that can clone your voice using just 3.7 seconds of audio, a scary thought in the era of voice biometric authentication.
A guide to staying one step ahead of modern email attackers
Email serves as an organisations’ communicative lifeblood, thus making it the most critical vector for an assortment of threats.
Why banks need to show more initiative in tackling cyber fraud
Why financial institutions need to combat the increasingly complex and intelligent threat landscape with a holistic security approach.
Domain fraud rife during PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Only three of the 105 domains were legitimate (although unofficial) domains, which are being used for Olympic medal tracking purposes.
Cybercrime becomes most common form of fraud in UK
PwC's study has found for the first time ever cybercrime has become the most common form of fraud with nearly a quarter resulting in a loss of £700k.
WhiteHawk hires top cyber talent to develop online security marketplace
“Growing our team & deepening the knowledge and expertise housed at WhiteHawk was a top priority for me when raising funds through a public offering."
Cryptocurrency exchange says it lost $195m to hackers – but is it a scam?
BitGrail wasn't known to many until last week when it announced it had been hacked, but many experts believe all is not as it seems.
AU woman fakes CV to get $245k CIO salary, but gets sacked instead
The IT skills shortage in Australia is bad enough without having to factor in fraud - an expert has advice for both employers and potential recruits.
Reseller pleads guilty to stealing from vulnerable rural Australians
Jackson Temi Anni has been sentenced to 18-months imprisonment for lying about products and taking money directly from consumers' bank accounts.
Singapore firm embraces blockchain to fight credential fraud
A Singapore tech firm is using blockchain technology to bring validation and authentication to CVs and other credential types.
Appier fights ad fraud with the help of artificial intelligence
"Traditional rule-based methods of detecting and mitigating ad fraud has its limitations. Appier believes an AI-based model is far more effective."
New Zealand Bankers' Association joins Fraud Awareness Week 2017
“Fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to steal our money. They trick people into handing over personal information."
IBM Security wants to stop identity fraud in its tracks
IBM Security is helping to fight global identity fraud by launching a new solution designed especially for financial institutions.
Fraud detection, machine learning & real-time payments - Westpac NZ's IT transformation
“Building on our close collaborative relationship with ACI, it was logical to partner with them as we shifted to DevOps methodology and practices."
Immediate payments: The fraud threats and solutions
With immediate payments coming to Australia later this year, local banks and credit lenders need to be increasingly aware of the heightened risks.
Email phishing scam targeting UK students a ‘timely warning’
UK watchdog Action Fraud has released details of an complex email phishing scam that has been touted as a much needed warning for the public.
Dissecting the most common email scams that hit Aussie inboxes
MailGuard explains the most common types of email scams, and why some companies are more popular targets for brandjacking than others.
US takes down Nigerian scammers involved in large scale fraud network
US Department of Justice took down three of the main perpetrators who were part of a large-scale romance fraud network.
New Zealand Universities combat credential fraud online
Recent studies in the UK analysed over 5,000 CVs and found that over 40% had discrepancies in the education claims, with 10% completely falsified.
Aussie tech companies ink exclusive deal to stop fraudulent CNP transactions
“Before signing the deal, we investigated a number of solutions that claim to secure voice payments."
Local tech company targets B2B data services market through Alibaba Cloud
“Among this solution's attributes is its ability to assess and warn against possible online investment fraud."