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Online And Mobile Retail Payments Authentication: Preventing Fraud in the Age of Data Breaches and Malware

In 2012, online retail payments reached 7.4% ($318 billion) of all retail transactions. The thriving online market is an increasing target for fraudsters, particularly with EMV, or “Chip and PIN,” expected to significantly curtail card fraud at ...

2013 Data Breach Fraud Impact Report: Mitigating a Rapidly Emerging Driver of Fraud

Contemporary research on the financial impact of data breach events has focused on costs to businesses and institutions, but largely ignored their effect on the consumers whose personally identifiable information (PII) is compromised. This repor...

2013 Banking Identity Safety Scorecard: Changing Tactics in the Face of Growing Account Takeover and New Account Fraud

In 2012, account takeover and new-account fraud each rose by approximately 50% over the previous year. These two fraud types impact consumers most severely, and they are historically more difficult for FIs to prevent and detect than any other ma...

2013 Identity Fraud Report: Data Breaches Becoming a Treasure Trove for Fraudsters

Identity fraud incidence increased in 2012 for the second consecutive year, affecting 5.26% of U.S. adults. This increase was driven by dramatic jumps in the two most severe fraud types, new account fraud (NAF) and account takeover fraud (ATF). ...

How Consumers can Protect Against Identity Fraud in 2013

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