Retails’ Nightmare Before Christmas

With the stresses of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping behind us, the holiday shopping season of 2018 has almost come to a close. However, despite all of the holiday cheer, something more sinister may be lurking on the horizon – a 14% increase in fraud attempts. This year, holiday shoppers were expected to spend a record $7.8 billion on…
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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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 30, 2013
Internet-like Attacks Are Already Targeting the Telephony Channel
I just finished a series of blog posts asserting that the telephony landscape has changed fundamentally. Unfortunately, evidence abounds. In the “Demise of POTS: An…
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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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