Top 5 Predictions for Online Fraud in 2016

As 2015 comes to a close, all of us fighting online fraud may start preparing for the upcoming fraud battle in 2016. As mobile apps and web services continue to increase in number and functionality, they remain an attractive target for fraudsters. Meanwhile, cyber attackers have continued to adapt to [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|Threat Blogs|0 Comments

The Changing Tide of Financial Fraud

On October 1, the financial payments world was abuzz with talk about how the increased adoption of the new EMV standard for credit card purchases was going to bring about dramatic changes to financial fraud. Likely we will see a reduction in the amount of "brick and mortar" financial fraud transactions. [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Threat Blogs|0 Comments

DataVisor Raises $14.5M to Protect Consumer-Facing Websites and Mobile Apps with Big Data Analytics

Renowned Women Microsoft Researchers Start Company Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Expose Cyber Criminals Before they Attack MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — Oct. 13, 2015 — DataVisor, an innovator in utilizing Big Data analytics for Internet security, today announced it has secured $14.5 million in Series A funding, led by GSR [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Company News|0 Comments

How To Register Millions of Fake Accounts With Ease

Fake accounts are a bigger problem than ever. With so many new security, why are they still so prevalent? Recent studies show that approximately 10 percent of accounts on social media sites are fake [1,2]. Other reports are more drastic: Instagram’s crackdown on spam fake accounts in December of last year [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Threat Blogs|0 Comments

DataVisor @Strata + Hadoop World Startup Showcase

Tomorrow we'll be presenting the DataVisor Security Analytics Solution during the Startup Showcase at Strata + Hadoop World in New York City. I'm excited to share more about the new cybersecurity problems that we tackle and DataVisor’s vision. By analyzing large real-world attacks, we see first hand how existing security [...]

By | September 28th, 2015|Company News|0 Comments

The Underground Market for User Accounts | Fake Accounts, Account Fraud

User accounts are extremely valuable - real accounts far more so than fake accounts. This is not only true for Internet properties, which are valued by the size and growth of their user base, but also for professional online criminals exploiting these platforms for a profit. The prevalence of these [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Threat Blogs|0 Comments

The Hidden Enemy Threatening Your Online User Growth | Fake Reviews, Fraud, Transactions

We are entering an era of billions of users and trillions of online accounts. This is attracting a growing wave of attacks like fake reviews targeting online services of all sizes. The Internet user population is now 3 billion strong [1]. There are now over 3 million mobile apps and [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Threat Blogs|0 Comments