PINDROP BLOG

Category: Legislation

June 5, 2015
US Senate Discusses How Phoneprinting Can Protect Americans from Another IRS Breach
Last week, the IRS announced that, from February through mid-May this year, criminals accessed the past tax returns of 100,000 Americans using the IRS website. Yesterday, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs held a hearing to learn more about what went wrong at the IRS, and what steps could be taken…
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November 17, 2014
Experts Predict a Surge in Fraud During EMV Chip and Pin Transition
Point-of-sale (POS) security breaches, like those at Home Depot and Target, are a major concern for financial institutions. Banks must protect their customers from fraud, knowing that many have had identifying information stolen during these breaches. Experts are now predicting that financial institutions can expect an even greater number of attacks in the coming months.…
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November 13, 2014
Can Businesses Block Robocalls?
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) of 1991 gave the FCC the power to regulate telemarketers’ use of artificial or prerecorded voice messages, now known as robocalls, in calls to consumers. Today, consumers can add their home landline and mobile numbers to the National Do Not Call Registry. However, B2B robocalls calls made with the…
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October 26, 2012
Video: FTC Robocall Summit panel on Caller ID Spoofing
Pindrop Security CEO Vijay Balasubramaniyan spoke and joined a panel on Caller ID Spoofing at the FTC Robocall Summit on October 18. Visit the site for video of the session. Vijay takes the stage at 32:40.
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October 23, 2012
Robocalls perpetuate phone fraud
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a competition this past week that challenges small businesses to discover an innovative solution that will block illegal robocalls on landlines and mobile phones.  The agency is offering a $50,000 prize to the team that presents the best technical solution.  The competition was launched because complaints to the government…
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