Cybercrime

Cybercrime / Industry Updates

Thoughts and Recommendations on Addressing Vulnerability Exploitation

Cybercriminals aren't always as creative as we think they are. There is a myth about them having a never-ending supply of techniques and tricks up their sleeves. However, many can't be considered as innovators in their shady field. more

Can IP Geolocation Contribute to Detecting Online Credit Card Fraud?

The problem of credit card fraud is not set to be resolved anytime soon. On the one hand, detecting and preventing the artifice is one of the most challenging aspects of e-commerce. more

Common Threats That Can Be Overcome by Email Verification

One of the most effective and prevalent ways to reach someone in today's business world remains email. With billions of users worldwide, it is the backbone of business communications. more

How to Address Blended Threats with Domain Data

Fighting off individual threats is challenging enough, but things get complicated, and the results more damaging when organizations face blended threats. The practice of combining security threats such as malware and attack vectors confounds if not overwhelms victims, making them easy prey. more

Website Categorization: Enhancing URL Filtering for MSSPs

Although the Internet offers many opportunities, it also comes with a wide variety of issues. Cybercrime is rampant, and not knowing how to navigate the Web safely can lead to severe consequences. Phishing is one of the top concerns for enterprises. And managed security service providers (MSSPs) have decided that URL filtering is one way to resolve the issue. more

Can Website Categorization Support Fraud Monitoring?

Detecting and preventing fraud have become in-demand over the years. As such, expectations from fraud solution providers have gone up as well. more

How Threat Intelligence Can Solve 3 Common SIEM Problems

Security information and event management (SIEM) solutions are an excellent way to get incident data from an organization's network and put them all in one place. But as a network's complexity grows, so do the problems these SIEM vendors face with regard to providing the right products to clients. more

Fraud Protection Measures Against Malicious New Domains

Many domain names are registered each day and so become part of the Domain Name System (DNS). In fact, research shows that at least two new registrations are seen per second. Although most of these are done for commercial and other legitimate purposes, not everyone who registers a domain has good intentions. more

New Phishing Tools Can Now Bypass 2-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an essential safety measure that stops unauthorized access to an account. It was invented to provide an additional layer of security to the usual log-in procedure of providing one's username and password, which is now considered by many as obsolete and unsecured. more

Reverse WHOIS: A Powerful Process in Cybersecurity

The future continues to look bleak as the total amount lost to cybercrime is expected to keep growing. It will, in addition, put incentives for innovation and investment at risk, making cybercrime more profitable than ever. more