The Story of a Top 10 Insurance Company

In the insurance industry, many insurers run into problems with data privacy and account takeover. Fraudsters often target independent accounts from insurance agents, because that exposure can lead to the additional exposure of hundreds of consumer accounts. In this particular case, the fraudsters were exposed to $32M. The organization discovered that the fraudsters targeting their accounts were taking out loans…
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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June 11, 2012
Finovate Spring
Pindrop was selected to participate in the Finovate Spring 2012 conference in San Francisco. Check out this video of Pindrop’s demo featuring Vijay Balasubramaniyan. I’ve been to a…
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September 3, 2011
Stop Takeovers
Account takeover create significant losses. Phone transactions for reconnaissance plays a huge role in enabling account takeover. Be proactive. Prevent fraudulent phone calls. More than…
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September 3, 2011
Verify Caller ID
Caller ID is vulnerable as it an easily spoofable technique. Attackers are leveraging this and causing millions in losses. Reduce identity theft and account takeover.…
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