The Ukrainian law enforcement busted a transnational group of scammers that used more than a hundred phishing websites to defraud Europeans. Scammers embezzled nearly $4.4 million by fooling more than a thousand victims to hand over payment card details, say police.
EMV chip technology has taken a major bite out of credit card fraud at the point of sale, but card-not-present fraud continues to flourish thanks to an age-old technology - the magnetic stripe, says Mark Solomon, international president, International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.
Here's further proof many cybercriminals are rampant self-promoters: Credit card market BidenCash, which sells compromised payment card data, dumped 2 million payment cards for free. This shows that competition between carder markets - and increasingly, Telegram-based vendors - is fierce.
A U.S. law enforcement investigation involving multiple countries resulted in the shutdown of an online marketplace selling millions of Social Security numbers, payment cards and other credentials. Prosecutors unsealed a complaint against a Moldovan man fingered as the operator.
Cyber criminals are running scripting attacks on e-commerce sites that attempt to complete small payments by automatically inputting payment card numbers based on the Ally Bank identification number. There are no indications of a data breach at Ally Bank, says a source close to the fraud detection.
As enterprises continue to embrace alternate methods of payment structure, card-not-present, or CNP, fraud will develop into other types of fraud. What will these types be? Experts Dondi Black of TSYS Payment Solutions and Dave Excell of Featurespace - share their views.
The PCI Security Standards Council on Thursday released the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 4.0. The latest version's improvements are intended to counter evolving threats and technologies, and the new version will enable innovative methods to combat new threats.
The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted a 23-year-old Russian national for operating a cybercriminal marketplace that sold thousands of stolen login credentials, PII and authentication tools, according to U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston of the Eastern District of Texas.
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As new payment types proliferate globally, payment and identity fraud is also skyrocketing. In 2021, global card fraud losses hit a staggering $28.58 billion.
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Russian authorities have continued to arrest alleged administrators of multiple Russian-language cybercrime markets and communities, including Ferum Shop, Sky-Fraud and Trump's Dumps. It follows last month's arrest of suspected REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware affiliates based in the country.
The U.S. e-commerce website, PulseTV, recently disclosed a data security breach involving over 200,000 customer credit card details. It is believed that only customers who purchased products on the website with a credit card between Nov. 1, 2019 and Aug. 31, 2021 may have been affected.