Winning the RAT Race: How Banks Can Get Ahead of Remote Access Attacks and Account Takeover Fraud

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While the use of remote access tools (RAT) in the perpetration of financial crime is not a new threat, they continue to pose significant challenges to fraud fighters. When a RAT is present on a user’s device, the bank’s systems detect a genuine device fingerprint, with no traces of proxy, code injections, or malware, and with the proper IP and geo-location. When used in a social engineering scam, the same is true as it’s the legitimate user being guided by a fraudster to conduct a transaction.

Access the white paper to learn about the common and emerging fraud methods that leverage RATs, where legacy fraud controls are falling short, and how behavioral biometrics can provide the additional visibility banks need to prevent these attacks.

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