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  • 07 Jan 2019 9:07 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FCA is to announce details of a plan in the new year but is looking at how it maintains whistle blower confidentiality; how information is shared between supervision and enforcement teams; and how it can enhance senior oversight of investigations.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-britain-fca-whistleblower/uk-watchdog-plans-to-overhaul-treatment-of-whistleblowers-idUKKCN1OT0LH

  • 07 Jan 2019 9:06 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)
    Advanced facial recognition and artificial intelligence technology has been introduced by the online motor retail specialist, BuyaCar.co.uk, to protect customers from online fraud.


    https://www.fleetpoint.org/technology-news/facial-recognition-ai-boosts-anti-fraud-protection/



  • 07 Jan 2019 9:06 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The scale and impact of these frauds capture the attention of people around the world — even leading to massive regulatory overhauls or fraudsters becoming ingrained in pop culture

    https://www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4295004220&Site=ACFEWEB



  • 23 Dec 2018 11:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The holidays are a popular time for online and phone scams says Halifax Regional Police's 'fraud squad'

    https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/how-to-avoid-being-a-victim-of-fraud-over-the-holidays-1161500

  • 17 Dec 2018 7:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Social engineering is the core technique used in a series of cyber attacks targeting government, defence, nuclear, energy and financial organisations around the world, which means people are key to defence

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252454369/Social-engineering-at-the-heart-of-critical-infrastructure-attack


  • 17 Dec 2018 6:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The majority of UK retailers are planning to increase cyber security measures during the Christmas season, a survey reveals

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252454330/Most-UK-retailers-plan-to-up-cyber-security

  • 17 Dec 2018 6:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As attackers begin to use multiple command and control systems to communicate with backdoors and other malware, how can organisations ensure that they detect such methods and that all C&C systems are removed, including “sleepers” designed to be activated at a future date?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Prevention-and-detection-key-to-disrupting-malware-comms

  • 10 Dec 2018 8:44 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    One measure is to deploy bank account verification technology. This works by cross referencing payee account details with the name of the account holder.

    https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/16384/protecting-customers-from-push-payment-scams



  • 26 Nov 2018 2:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A more proactive strategy on fraud prevention — an early warning system — offers value for issuers and other payments players, as well as their customers.

    https://www.pymnts.com/fraud-prevention/2018/dark-web-cybersecurity-terbium-labs-carding-consumer-data-protection/

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Customer data is a key enabler for large-scale fraud attacks. The frequency of data breaches and other successful attack types has provided fraudsters with valuable sources of personal information to use in account takeover or synthetic identity fraud.

    https://www.thepaypers.com/thought-leader-insights/why-fraud-attacks-will-become-increasingly-account-centric/775835

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