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WhiteHawk hires top cyber talent to develop online security marketplace
“Growing our team & deepening the knowledge and expertise housed at WhiteHawk was a top priority for me when raising funds through a public offering."
Cryptocurrency exchange says it lost $195m to hackers – but is it a scam?
BitGrail wasn't known to many until last week when it announced it had been hacked, but many experts believe all is not as it seems.
AU woman fakes CV to get $245k CIO salary, but gets sacked instead
The IT skills shortage in Australia is bad enough without having to factor in fraud - an expert has advice for both employers and potential recruits.
Reseller pleads guilty to stealing from vulnerable rural Australians
Jackson Temi Anni has been sentenced to 18-months imprisonment for lying about products and taking money directly from consumers' bank accounts.
Singapore firm embraces blockchain to fight credential fraud
A Singapore tech firm is using blockchain technology to bring validation and authentication to CVs and other credential types.
Appier fights ad fraud with the help of artificial intelligence
"Traditional rule-based methods of detecting and mitigating ad fraud has its limitations. Appier believes an AI-based model is far more effective."
New Zealand Bankers' Association joins Fraud Awareness Week 2017
“Fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to steal our money. They trick people into handing over personal information."
IBM Security wants to stop identity fraud in its tracks
IBM Security is helping to fight global identity fraud by launching a new solution designed especially for financial institutions.
Fraud detection, machine learning & real-time payments - Westpac NZ's IT transformation
“Building on our close collaborative relationship with ACI, it was logical to partner with them as we shifted to DevOps methodology and practices."
Immediate payments: The fraud threats and solutions
With immediate payments coming to Australia later this year, local banks and credit lenders need to be increasingly aware of the heightened risks.
Email phishing scam targeting UK students a ‘timely warning’
UK watchdog Action Fraud has released details of an complex email phishing scam that has been touted as a much needed warning for the public.
Dissecting the most common email scams that hit Aussie inboxes
MailGuard explains the most common types of email scams, and why some companies are more popular targets for brandjacking than others.
US takes down Nigerian scammers involved in large scale fraud network
US Department of Justice took down three of the main perpetrators who were part of a large-scale romance fraud network.
New Zealand Universities combat credential fraud online
Recent studies in the UK analysed over 5,000 CVs and found that over 40% had discrepancies in the education claims, with 10% completely falsified.
Aussie tech companies ink exclusive deal to stop fraudulent CNP transactions
“Before signing the deal, we investigated a number of solutions that claim to secure voice payments."
Local tech company targets B2B data services market through Alibaba Cloud
“Among this solution's attributes is its ability to assess and warn against possible online investment fraud."
Survey finds China’s a hotspot for all types of fraud: Whistleblowing may be the answer
86% of respondents with operations in China experienced a fraud incident last year, a 13% jump since 2015.
Why combining technology with standards could combat fraud
Fraud is still on the increase due to the use of new technologies, causing losses to both users and companies. What is being done to avoid this?
Fraud Awareness Week: Spread the word, because we're all targets now
This week has been 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week. We must educate everyone we know, because we're all targets now.
Australian companies 'can't afford to rely on destruction suppliers', exec says
"We’re calling on Australian businesses to challenge not only their information destruction partners but all of their suppliers."
Shoppers warned of increased cyber risk as online shopping takes over
"When people start shopping for the Christmas season, hackers start their busy season too."