“Free”: The True Costs of Knowledge Based Authentication Questions?

Imagine that you are trying to log in to your 401k account after a long time and as luck would have it you don’t remember the password. You try to reset the password online but you don’t remember the answers to the security questions you had set up while opening the account. After several minutes of a frustrating online experience,…
November 20, 2014
Retailers Brace for Black Friday and Holiday Season Phone Fraud
Black Friday is looking particularly black for many retailers this holiday season. Though sales are expected to spike, as shoppers begin preparing for the holidays,…
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November 18, 2014
Misdial Misdeeds: Phone Scam Affecting U.S. Financial Institutions and their customers
Recently, Pindrop Security researchers were alerted to a phone scam targeting a financial institution. As part of the scam, fraudsters had purchased phone numbers that were…
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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,…
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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…
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November 5, 2014
Social Engineers Demonstrate Tactics at DEF CON 22
Last week, Social-Engineer.org released the results of their DEF CON 22 Social Engineer Capture the Flag (SECTF) competition.   The goal of the contest is to…
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October 31, 2014
Cross Channel, Cross Enterprise Fraud at FS-ISAC EU
As the holiday shopping season looms, retailers are scrambling to ensure that they will not repeat the Target data breach fiasco of 2013. But with…
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October 17, 2014
Join Us for Breakfast and a Discussion of Phone Fraud in Canadian Financial Institutions
Much like the rest of the world, Canada is facing rising reports of phone fraud in financial institution call centers.  According to CIO Today, some…
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October 14, 2014
Reserve Your Spot to Hear Avivah Litan Discuss Call Center Fraud
Join Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst, Avivah Litan, Bell Canada Director of Information Security, Vivek Khindria, and Pindrop Security CEO and Co-founder, Vijay Balasubramaniyan, on…
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October 14, 2014
Live Webinar: Lifecycle of a Phone Fraudster
Don’t forget to register for Pindrop’s live webinar this Wednesday, October 15th at 12:00pm EST, “Lifecycle of a Phone Fraudster: Exposing Fraud Activity from Reconnaissance…
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October 8, 2014
Phone Spam Complaints Appear Following Tinder Technical Update
In July, cybersecurity firm Symantec issued a critical report on the flood of Tinder spam bots, who use fake profiles to flirt with users and…
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October 8, 2014
Pindrop Security CEO to Moderate Panel on Enterprise Fraud at Leading Financial Services Conference
Session highlights challenges of tackling cross-channel fraud ATLANTA – October 8, 2014 – Pindrop Security, the pioneer in phone fraud prevention and call center authentication…
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September 9, 2014
Home Depot attack leads to phone channel exploits
Yesterday, Brian Krebs, an investigative reporter/blogger focused on online crime, posted a detailed overview of the Home Depot breach and called out financial institutions for…
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