Year: 2019

Concrete Steps to Address Synthetic ID Fraud for Mortgages

By Kevin Danford / Dec 19, 2019

Let’s begin this section by clearly stating the obvious, which is that it’s completely up to you and your legal beagles to determine what basis…

Synthetic IDs: To Stop Them, Know How to Build Them

By Kevin Danford / Dec 11, 2019

This is part two of our series on Synthetic ID’s. For part one: check out Intro to Synthetic ID’s From a Former FBI Fraud Fighter …

Intro to Synthetic ID's From a Former FBI Fraud Fighter

By Kevin Danford / Dec 5, 2019

Basics & Background In layman’s terms, a synthetic ID is created when a fraudster takes a real or fake social security number (SSN), builds a…

How a Fraud Expert Fell for a Fraud Scam

By PJ Rohall / Nov 15, 2019

The below article was written by Coby Montoya, Director, Risk Strategy at Deep Labs. Coby does an amazing job detailing his personal experience with a…

Apruvd CTO & COO Corwin Cole on the Pulse of Online Fraud

By Mike Russell / Nov 13, 2019

Corwin Cole built and maintains the backbone of Apruvd’s REST API and web app. He credits a background in statistics and finance for his successful…

DataVisor CEO Yinglian Xie on the Democratization of Online Fraud Prevention

By Mike Russell / Nov 6, 2019

Yinglian Xie co-founded DataVisor in 2013 after establishing a reputation as a highly regarded researcher, author, and conference contributor. Yinglian has over 10 years of…

Sift CEO & Co-Founder Jason Tan on the Current State of the Internet

By Mike Russell / Oct 23, 2019

Jason Tan co-founded Sift in 2011 after a career in software engineering at various Seattle startups. As the company’s CEO, he draws on a deep…

Sharing lightens the fraud burden for FIs

By Ronen Shnidman / Sep 5, 2019

Financial institutions (FIs) are focused on delivering a smooth customer experience (CX) that enables legitimate users to interact quickly, yet securely. According to a recent Aite…

How to protect yourself from deceptive marketing practices

By Christian Chmiel / Aug 26, 2019

Confidence tricks are as old as commerce. So are confidence tricksters, also known as con artists or scammers. They manipulate individual psychology to induce victims…

Sim Swap Fraud’s Dangerous Evolution

By Ronen Shnidman / Jul 9, 2019

SIM swap fraud has evolved in the last two to three years, according to Nuance Chief Fraud Prevention Officer Simon Marchand. What used to be…