Month: May 2018

First Fraud Data Exchange for Auto Industry Launches

By Ronen Shnidman / May 30, 2018

PointPredictive formally launched today, May 30, a fraud data exchange for auto lenders at the Auto Lending Fraud Consortium Roundtable in Fort Worth, Texas. Auto…

Iovation Is Latest Fraud Acquisition By Data Provider

By Ronen Shnidman / May 28, 2018

Major international credit bureau and identity data provider TransUnion announced on May 18 that it would acquire fraud solution vendor iovation. Terms for the deal…

What Does Machine Learning Mean for Fraud Prevention?

By Ronen Shnidman / May 23, 2018

Everyone in fraud prevention must have heard the term machine learning bandied about in discussions about the changing nature of their work. However, the recent…

4 Things That Set Video Game Fraud Apart

By Scott Adams / May 16, 2018

I’ve been fighting fraud for more than 15 years and before I joined my first video game company, I’d thought I’d figured it out. Fraud…

Knocking Out ATO in Fantasy Sports

By Ronen Shnidman / May 15, 2018

Rick Skawinski, Jr. is a data analyst specializing in fraud tools at FanDuel.com, a one-day fantasy sports game website with millions of registered users that…

SecuredTouch raises $8M in April

By Ronen Shnidman / May 9, 2018

Behavioral biometrics startup SecuredTouch raised $8 million in April, in what was otherwise a dry month for fraud prevention startups. This brings SecuredTouch’s total investment to…

Fraudsters Hitting Online Poker with Ace Up Sleeves

By Jens Bader / May 8, 2018

Wherever there is money, there are criminals looking to take more than their fair share of the pot. Online poker sites are not the hot…

Insider View on Gambling Fraud

By Alex Kamberos / May 3, 2018

Past fraud trends in gambling The gambling sector has evolved along the years, and fraudsters have evolved with it. The old preferred fraud method used…

What VCR Really Means for Merchants

By Mark Standfield / May 2, 2018

Visa Claims Resolution (VCR) is the biggest dispute policy update the payments industry has experienced in decades. Every stakeholder has been impacted, with requirements changing…