Account opening fraud is a growing concern, especially for financial institutions. Being able to distinguish between legitimate users and fraudsters is critical to Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.
SpyCloud’s annual analysis of data from the criminal underground tied to Fortune 1000 and FTSE 100 companies offers insights into trends including password security and PII exposure – along with the growing danger of malware-infected devices.
Synthetic identity fraud is a $20B problem, but it’s not impossible to prevent. We break down the 2 telltale signs. As it turns out, too much information is just as suspicious as not enough when it comes to detecting constructed identities.
Credential exposure. Ransomware. Password reuse. Malware. This year’s report spotlights key trends our research team found from analyzing 15 billion credentials and PII assets we recaptured from the criminal underground in 2021.
As online shopping continues to boom, both consumers and retailers should be aware of triangulation fraud. Learn more about this tactic, how it works, and how you (and your business) can avoid getting caught up in it.
Enterprise leaders and boards of directors are constantly juggling the multitude of responsibilities they have to the business. Our CEO, Ted Ross, explains why cybersecurity should be at the top of the list.
Cybercrime and cybersecurity budgets are both on the rise. And yet, the largest security gaps for most organizations – solving for password reuse and remediating stolen credentials – are left wide open.
We’ve noticed a trend where media headlines equate data breaches & credential stuffing. The difference is critical for companies like Zoom, Nintendo, and Spotify, who made headlines in 2020 for the wrong reasons & suffered brand damage as a result.
It will be years – maybe decades – before we know the true extent of the fallout from the SolarWinds Orion software supply chain compromise. Based on what we know so far, SpyCloud has broken down the stages of this targeted, identity-based attack.
Surprise: If your password includes a keyword like “covid,” “election,” or “sourdough,” you’re in good company. Find out what else we’ve learned from the 1.5 billion stolen credentials our researchers have recovered over the last year.
The cost of a data breach in the healthcare industry is now at an all-time high: $7.13M. Roy Mellinger, former Anthem CISO, shares his perspective & lessons learned from their 2015 breach – takeaways that are relevant for security leaders from all industries.
Confused by the lastest NIST password guidelines? We’ve condensed the recommendations from NIST into an easy-to-follow guide to help you protect your employee and consumer accounts. Plus, learn how SpyCloud’s newest offering can help.
Criminals are using stolen credentials and PII to impersonate unemployed workers, diverting the funds from benefit claims into their own pockets. With $26 billion at risk, we provide recommendations for government agencies, fraud teams, employers and individuals on how to stop the bleed.
Here’s what you need to know about popular cracking tools including Vertex, Sentry MBA, SNIPR, and OpenBullet, along with custom and target-specific account checkers – plus how you can protect your users and yourself from attacks.
Since early April, attackers have compromised 160,000 Nintendo accounts. SpyCloud researchers have identified source code for an account checker tool that was custom-built to target Nintendo customers.
SpyCloud researchers have compiled, enriched, and analyzed a list of over 136,000 hostnames and fully qualified domain names with COVID-19 or coronavirus themes from a variety of publicly-available feeds.
We’re proud to share that SpyCloud was the only US winner of the NATO Innovation Challenge. The challenge is aimed at accelerating transformational, state-of-the-art technology solutions in support of NATO’s cyber capabilities.
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