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E-commerce fraud rates spike 33% in 2016...

Has the EMV liability shift caused e-commerce fraud to increase 33% in 2016? According to Experian data, CNP fraud increased with Florida, Delaware, Oregon...

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Experian is recognized as a leading fraud solution pro...

Experian is recognized as a leading security solution provider for fraud and identity solutions in order to protect customers and financial...

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Surveillance, staging and the fraud lifecycle...

Imagine the following scenario: an attacker acquires consumers’ login credentials through a data breach. They use these credentials to test account access and observe account activity to understand the ebbs and flows of normal cash movement – peering into private financial records – verifying the optimal time to strike...

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Existing Account Fraud – a topic of interest at ...

The Communications Fraud Control Association’s annual meeting and educational event was held last week (June 14 – 16) at the Allerton hotel in Chicago, IL.   The Communications Fraud Control Association is made up of communications and security professionals, fraud investigators, analysts, and managers, law enforcement, those in risk management, and...

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Corporate account takeover is a serious fraud risk; bu...

Whether you call it small business, commercial, or corporate account takeover, this form of existing account fraud has been in the headlines lately and seems to be on the rise. While account takeover happens to individual consumers quite frequently, it’s the sensational loss amounts and the legal battles between companies...

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What does a return to growth mean for fraud prevention...

At Experian’s recent client conference, Vision 2011, there was a refreshing amount of positive discussion and outlook on origination rates and acquisition strategies for growth. This was coming not only from industry analysts participating in the conference but from clients as well. As a consumer, I’d sensed the ‘cautious optimism’ that...

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It’s summer – don’t get burned...

It’s that time of year again – when people all over the U.S. take time away from life’s daily chores and embark upon that much-needed refresh: vacation! But just as fraud activity spikes during the holidays, there are also fraud trends suggesting spikes in fraudster activity during the summer. With consumers...

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Fraud Detection in Existing Accounts...

By: Kennis Wong When we think about fraud prevention, naturally we think about mininizing fraud at application. We want to ensure that the identities used in the application truly belong to the person who applies for credit, and not identity theft. But the reality is that some fraudsters do successfully...

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