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Visa fraud expert outlines the many faces of payment ecosystem fraud

Successful digital skimming attacks are often the result of misconfigurations or lack of security controls within a merchant’s environment, which threat actors exploit to deploy the malicious skimming code.

Europol details ChatGPT’s potential for criminal abuse

ChatGPT’s ability to draft highly realistic text makes it a useful tool for phishing purposes. In addition to generating human-like language, ChatGPT is capable of producing code in a number of different programming languages.

Balancing security risks and innovation potential of shadow IT teams

Shadow IT teams, also known as rogue IT teams, have grown in popularity in recent years due to the rise of cloud-based apps and remote work. However, this has led to operational tension and security risks within many businesses.

Known unknowns: Refining your approach to uncategorized web traffic

You can simply block, by default, all access to all uncategorized sites. But wielding such a blunt policy instrument is likely to introduce a range of problems for users trying to access legitimate sites, and negatively affect business velocity.

Understanding adversaries through dark web intelligence

93 percent of CISOs are concerned about dark web threats, and almost 72 percent of CISOs believe that intelligence on cybercriminals is “critical” to defend their organization and increase cybersecurity, according to Searchlight Cyber.

How to combat hardware Trojans by detecting microchip manipulations

Researchers from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, and the Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy (MPI-SP) are pioneering innovative detection techniques to combat these hardware Trojans.

Threat actors are experimenting with QR codes

Data collected by the HP Threat Research team shows that from Q2 2022, attackers have been diversifying their techniques to find new ways to breach devices and steal data using QR code scam campaigns.

Mastercard acquires Baffin Bay Networks to improve customer security

Baffin Bay Networks, based in Sweden, adds to Mastercard’s multi-layered approach to cybersecurity and helps to stop attacks, while mitigating exposure to risk across the ecosystem.

5 rules to make security user-friendly

Because security has been prioritized over UX for so long, it was very often added without properly accounting for the impact of security measures on UX. You can’t fix what you can’t measure, see and experience.

IT security spending to reach nearly $300 billion by 2026

Investments in cybersecurity are expected to reach nearly $300 billion in 2026, driven by the ongoing threat of cyberattacks, the demands of providing a secure hybrid work environment, and the need to meet data privacy and governance requirements.

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