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BioCatch is a cybersecurity company that delivers behavioral biometrics, analyzing human-device interactions
to protect users and data. See how our customers employ our cloud-based solution to proactively collect and
analyze more than 2000 behavioral parameters to authenticate users and identify cybersecurity threats.

iOS 12 Security: Why OTP Autofill is a Fraudster’s Best Friend

Jul. 19, 2018 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by Uri Rivner

Last month Apple revealed a cool feature in iOS 12 security: the device will scan incoming SMS messages for One Time Codes, used for 2FA, and then suggest those codes as an auto-fill function when relevant.

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Cybersecurity in Latin America:  Q&A with  Zohar Elnekave

May. 21, 2018 | Cybersecurity, Behavioral Biometrics | by BioCatch

In recent years, the global financial sector has experienced a significant surge in new types of fraud and cybercrime. Breaking it down to geographic regions, we see that these dynamics are influenced by a wide array of factors such as the political setting, financial practices, IT structures and the regulatory environment.

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P2P Fraud: the Latest Payment Tech Trend is Making Cybercrime a Breeze

Apr. 20, 2018 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by Uri Rivner

Peer to Peer payments have been around since the early days of digital commerce, and mobile P2P passed the $120 billion mark last year. One in three American consumers use P2P apps to make instant payments to friends, relatives, service providers, or anyone they owe money.

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10 Cyber Fraud Predictions for 2018

Jan. 8, 2018 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by Uri Rivner

2017 seemed a dismal year for cybersecurity. Massive data breaches, new forms of malware and increasingly sophisticated social engineering attacks hit businesses and consumers at a steady pace.

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What Is Business Email Compromise? Lessons in Reducing CEO Fraud

Dec. 28, 2017 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by BioCatch

A CFO at a cybersecurity startup receives an urgent email from his CEO, who happened to be on a business trip at the time. “David, we need to transfer $40,000 to X this morning to lock in a discount price from this supplier. The bank details are below. I will be in a meeting so please confirm with me by email it was done. Thank you.” The CEO returns to the office later that day and the CFO proudly tells him that the transaction has been completed.

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The Uber Data Breach and the Future of Digital Security

Dec. 8, 2017 | Fraud, Cybersecurity | by BioCatch

Data breaches at major companies are not slowing down. Last month, Uber shocked cybersecurity experts and customers after disclosing a major data breach that revealed information on 57 million drivers and riders. Not only did Uber keep the breach secret, they paid the hackers a $100,000 ransom to keep quiet.

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