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Fraud
Your Data, Their Gain: How Threat Actors Leverage Tax Season to Commit Fraud
In 2020, the IRS identified over US$2.3 billion in tax fraud schemes, including tax return fraud. And in 2021, we ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
Brute Force and Credential Stuffing Attacks: How Cyber Threat Actors Gain Access to Accounts—Plus Best Practices for Detection and Prevention
Brute force and credential stuffing attacks are constant threats to organizations across the private and public ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
When Every Day Is Valentine’s Day: How Threat Actors Prey on Lonely Hearts
Theoretically, there isn’t anything wrong with Valentine’s Day. But let’s just say it like it is: Nobody ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
OCR, Cybersecurity, and Threat Intelligence: Using Optical Character Recognition and Machine Learning to Identify Risk
Optical character recognition (OCR) can immediately help security and fraud teams augment their data collections ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
The Flashpoint Guide to Card Fraud: How Financial Institutions Can Better Detect, Mitigate, and Prevent Fraud
Card Fraud, or carding, describes the process by which threat actors gain access to, and then leverage, stolen ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
Your Threat Intelligence Program is Critical to Mitigating Ransomware and Cyber Extortion Risks
Ransomware and cyber extortion are responsible for billions of dollars in losses each year across industries. ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
Preventing and Combating Online Recruitment Fraud
Last week, I was asked again about an online recruitment fraud scheme. Threat actors are reaching out to job ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
The Vulnerability of Passwords: a Glimpse into 35 Billion Credentials
How can organizations protect themselves and their customers from dictionary, replay, and password spraying ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
Potential Link of Compromised Zoom Accounts to Previously Compromised Credentials
Flashpoint analysts are aware of recent claims that a few thousand compromised Zoom accounts have been made ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
New Flashpoint Offering Brings Proactive Insight to Password Hygiene
The tendency of people to use the same password for multiple accounts presents a vexing challenge for teams ...
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