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Fraudulent calls within the contact center have grown by 350% – in only five years. Starting with data collection and validation, fraudsters go through many steps on their journey to achieve financial gain. The fraudsters’ journey vary by industry and how they execute attacks, which in turn, impacts organizations differently. Banks remain a lucrative target for fraudsters, despite heavy security,…
November 7, 2012
Phone Fraud Round Up: Week of November 7, 2012
Fox Channel 4: Robo-calls scam Southwest Floridians into releasing banking info Victims are being scammed by automated phone calls (robocalls), saying it was someone from…
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October 26, 2012
Video: FTC Robocall Summit panel on Caller ID Spoofing
Pindrop Security CEO Vijay Balasubramaniyan spoke and joined a panel on Caller ID Spoofing at the FTC Robocall Summit on October 18. Visit the site…
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October 25, 2012
FS-ISAC Fall Summit 2012
Several of the Pindrop team spent the first part of this week at the FS-ISAC conference in Leesburg, VA. FS-ISAC (Financial Services – Information Sharing…
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October 24, 2012
Happy Protect Your Identity Week
The week of October 20 – 27 is national Protect Your Identity Week!  Here at Pindrop, we are celebrating this week by giving a few…
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October 23, 2012
Robocalls perpetuate phone fraud
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a competition this past week that challenges small businesses to discover an innovative solution that will block illegal robocalls…
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October 19, 2012
The week that was, the week that will be
Pindrop had a great week. We participated in VentureAtlanta for the second time. Last year, we were there as an “Early Stage” company, which is…
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October 17, 2012
Trust & the phone
Pity the phone, long abused by bad people like telemarketers and fraudsters and unable to do anything about it. Caller ID has no security capabilities…
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October 11, 2012
Phone Fraud is an International Problem
Social engineering via the phone comes in every possible form. Below are some examples, with victims from Taiwan to Canada.   Phone fraud is easily accomplished…
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October 8, 2012
Phantom Debt Collection Scams
Ohio and Michigan have recently been inundated with calls pretending to be a collection agency or police officer.  The fraudsters are targeting the most vulnerable…
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October 5, 2012
Tech support phone scams
This week the Federal Trade Commission launched a major international crackdown on tech support scams.  Tech support scams are a niche phone fraud strategy used…
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October 2, 2012
Video: Secure Out of Band Verification demo at Finovate Fall 2012
In this video, Vijay Balasubramaniyan demonstrates Pindrop’ new secure out of band verification solution. The new solution allows banks to detect forwarded calls and prevent…
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October 2, 2012
Why phone fraud works: emotional pressure
One of the reasons phone fraud is  so effective is that the caller has  is able to form a relationship with the victim and manipulate…
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