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RSA | Security, Voice, and the Anatomy of Fraud

Known as a venue for exchanging ideas, networking, and learning about the latest security trends, the RSA Conference will take place from April 16 – 19 in San Francisco. RSA aims to bring together all elements of cybersecurity and help organizations stay ahead of threats through a multitude of speakers, keynote sessions, and networking events. This year, Pindrop will be hosting presentations…
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 (learn more). As part of the scam, fraudsters had purchased phone…
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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 14, 2014
Nov. 14, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in phone fraud news saw reports of variations in the IRS phone scam. In the UK, tech support phone scams continued to defraud…
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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 7, 2014
Nov. 6, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in phone fraud news, Pindrop Security and others discuss the inherent weaknesses in the phone channel and the threat it poses to call…
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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 31, 2014
Oct. 30, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in phone fraud news, Pindrop Security discusses a new fraud tactic that exploits misdialed calls and the Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK)…
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October 24, 2014
Oct. 24, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in phone fraud news, the Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) warns of the upsurge in two types of phone scams and premium…
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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 17, 2014
Oct. 16, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in phone fraud news, the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) launched a fraud awareness campaign and Pindrop Security released a report on the increase…
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