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From Point Solutions to a Holistic Approach to Fraud Detection in 2020

Jan. 17, 2020 | Malware, fraud detection | by Ayelet Biger-Levin

When choosing an approach to fraud detection, many organizations are struggling with the most effective path to take. According to Gartner’s Predicts 2020: Identity and Access Management1 (Gartner subscription required), “a broad spectrum of capabilities is required to create an effective payment fraud prevention strategy for digital B2C channels, including malware and bot detection, device identification, behavioral analytics and transaction monitoring.” 

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Defeating Banking Trojans: What Financial Institutions Need to Know

Sep. 14, 2018 | Malware | by BioCatch

Banking trojans were up 102% in the second half of 2017, and the threat isn’t slowing down. In recent weeks, two new forms of banking malware have emerged, targeting users in Mexico and Spain.

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Behavioral Biometrics Comes of Age

Apr. 6, 2017 | Fraud, Authentication, Cybersecurity, Behavioral Biometrics, Malware | by BioCatch

According to a report by Acuity Market Intelligence—2017's "Ten Top Trends for Biometrics and Digital Identity"—Acuity predicted 2017 would be the "breakout" year for biometrics technology.

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The Ides (Hacks) of March

Mar. 24, 2017 | Fraud, Cybersecurity, Malware | by BioCatch

BioCatch's Vice President of Marketing Frances Zelazny has written this blog post as a follow-up to last week’s blog on tax scams and the consumer perspective. 

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Tax Season Scams: How They Work and How to Avoid Them

Mar. 17, 2017 | Fraud, Cybersecurity, Behavioral Biometrics, Malware | by BioCatch

Benjamin Franklin famously said: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Unfortunately, in today’s modern world, a third certainty is that there will always be those who try to cheat individuals out of their hard-earned money. 

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Mobile World Congress 2017: Top Takeaways

Mar. 10, 2017 | Authentication, Cybersecurity, Behavioral Biometrics, Mobile, Malware | by BioCatch

Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile industry conference with more than 108,000 attendees from 208 countries, wrapped up in Barcelona, Spain on March 2. BioCatch founder, CTO & VP Business Development, Avi Turgeman, participated in a panel discussion titled “Social Engineering: Hacking the User” on Thursday, discussing what operators can do to encourage customers to engage in safer types of behavior online.

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