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An Abney Associates Fraud Awareness Program: Identity fraud is on the increase

Abram Mashego and Omphemetse Molopyane Recent statistics by the Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS) reveal that identity fraud is on the increase. Based on the year-to-date figure, 1 370 cases had been reported to the SAFPS as at the … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Fraud Awareness Program: Symantec issues warning over FIFA scam malware

OWN GOAL: Security software company said fraudsters were attempting to entice users to click on corrupted links with the offer of World Cup tickets Security software firm Symantec Corp yesterday issued an alert ahead of the FIFA World Cup soccer … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Fraud Awareness Program on IBM patents technique for killing fraud

IBM patents technique for killing fraud, using click patterns A new technology would pick up on suspicious changes in people’s online activity Someday, if you use your non-dominant hand to control your mouse or touchpad when you’re say, shopping online, … Continue reading

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An Abney Associates Fraud Awareness Program on Tap-and-go card fraud in Australia

Tap-and-go card fraud in Australia low: financial institutions Tap-and-go card fraud in Australia is costing about 2¢ for every $100 of legitimate spending – half the rate of conventional card fraud, and a third of the rate of international card … Continue reading

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