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Pindrop Loves Voice: But We Don’t Need It To Stop Fraud

At Pindrop, we love voice. It is our company’s mission to provide security, identity and trust for every voice interaction. We believe in a world made more human with simple interfaces like using your voice to not only command, but to authenticate simultaneously. We have found a way to use voice to help us authenticate genuine customers so they don’t…
January 20, 2014
New York Times talks phone fraud
Fake emails are usually pretty easy to spot because you can look and see if it came from Bank of America or from FreeEmailAddressInEgypt(dot)com,” said…
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November 21, 2013
Know Your Fraudster
Today Pindrop Security released “KYF: Know Your Fraudster,” our 2013 Phone Fraud Report. You already Know Your Customer (KYC), time to know the other callers…
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September 27, 2013
Right person, right phone, right place
There are not a lot of surprises in the security world. With email, web, database, etc., the model has looked basically the same. Figure out…
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September 27, 2013
Six Degrees of Phone Fraud
If you are like me, the never ending stories on hackers breaking into businesses don’t even merit a passing glance anymore. We never stop to…
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September 6, 2013
Travel in style
A happy Pindrop customer wearing his Pindrop T on an elephant in Thailand! Must be tracking down fraudsters!
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July 24, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Multi-layered Approach for Countering Emerging Threats
Telephony going the Internet way is the title of this series of blog posts. In this concluding post on this topic, let us revisit the…
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July 23, 2013
Black Hat, Defcon & The ALL-IN Party
Next week, the week of July 29, is the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas. The annual hacker meetup is not your traditional conference. The…
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July 19, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Secure Phone Fingerprinting
Last week we discussed a number of requirements for phone authentication solutions. Ideally, we want both high accuracy and strong security. This means low false…
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July 10, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Voice Biometrics
Voice biometrics, where characteristics of a speaker’s voice are used to authenticate him or her, is a recent development from the long history of speech…
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June 26, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Pitfalls of Knowledge-Based Authentication
In Caller-ID Spoofing we discussed how difficult it is to verify a caller. Why does that matter? Because banks are losing millions of dollars in fraudulent…
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June 19, 2013
Investment in Pindrop
The phone ecosystem is insecure. Caller ID is broken. How many times have you got a call from a bank and wondered if it was…
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June 12, 2013
Telephony Going the Internet Way: Caller-ID Spoofing
All of us need to be vigilant and safeguard our financial lives against social engineering and other attacks that have grown in frequency and sophistication…
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