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Dear Customer: Your Secret is(n’t) Safe with Me

“Secrets based” authentication based off of your customer’s static PII today alone, is useless. With the addition of another massive data breach earlier this week of over 340M individual records of consumer and businesses with consumer profiles and preferences from a market data aggregation firm, consumer’s secrets are now fully exposed. Identifying data like the number of children you have,…
May 16, 2014
May 16, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in Phone Fraud news saw coverage around a UK based bank scam out of Limavady. On Tuesday UTV first reported on the scam,…
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May 9, 2014
May 8, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in Phone Fraud news saw coverage around an emerging Fake Windows Support Scam, in which Fraudsters targeted a wide swath of the population,…
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May 8, 2014
IRS Scam – who are the targets?
Are you at risk? Use our interactive tool to view the level of activity from fraudsters in your county. Either enter your zip or county…
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May 2, 2014
May 2, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
This week in phone fraud news saw coverage around the revelation that the IRS Phone Scam we reported on in a previous blog post was…
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April 30, 2014
Social Engineering Infographic
The outstanding team at Social-Engineer, Inc. have produced a new infographic to highlight social engineering techniques and responses. These are the same people that run…
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April 25, 2014
April 25, 2014 – The Week in Phone Fraud
The Week in Phone Fraud This week saw Phone Fraud news coverage primarily around the arrest of a six-man phone fraud scam ring in Hertfordshire…
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April 15, 2014
Largest IRS Phone Scam Likely Exceeded 450,000 Potential Victims in March
The IRS is warning people about the “largest ever” phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers. In the interest of learning more about this phone-based threat, Pindrop…
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April 9, 2014
Phone security on the radio
Last week, I sat down with Dana Barrett of the Wall Street Business Network to talk about our company’s technology and how organizations can use…
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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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