News & Press

Social Engineering Attacks and Privilege Escalation

February 26, 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, attacks against technological and social vulnerabilities have significantly increased and are specifically aimed at employees of financial institutions, webmail-based organizations, and payment providers.

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Refund Fraud: Why 2021 Is the Perfect Storm

February 19, 2021

If the 2008/2009 financial crisis brought our industry the term "friendly fraud" then 2021 will be bringing "refund fraud" into our fraud fighting vocabulary with a whole new potency.

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Carl Clump, Founder of Retail Decisions plc and Pioneer in Payment Fraud Prevention, Joins Cybertonica's Board

February 19, 2021

Cybertonica has appointed Carl Clump to its Board to lend his strategic and managerial expertise to the expanding business.

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Spreedly Partners with Visa to Accelerate Network Tokenization in Latin America

February 17, 2021

Spreedly announces a new initiative with Visa to foster and grow the adoption of network tokenization via Spreedly's Payments Orchestration solution throughout Latin America.

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The International Nature of Identity-Data Abuse and the Importance of Cross-Border Data Coverage

February 12, 2021

From account takeovers to new account fraud to synthetic identities, the vectors of identity-data abuse are becoming all too familiar, yet the manner in which they operate is often misunderstood.

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Fingerprinting 101, Part 2

February 10, 2021

In the first part of "Fingerprinting 101" we answered a few common questions about this technique. In this post, we will dig in a little deeper into the details.

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PSD2 SCA: How Ready Are Issuers?

February 02, 2021

Ekata surveyed over 500 issuers and platforms to gauge preparedness in meeting the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Their eBook aims to inform merchants of issuer readiness findings and future updates.

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Fingerprinting 101

February 02, 2021

A fingerprint is commonly used in anti-fraud payment systems of the card-not-present type. Have you ever wondered why the spinning circle appears when you attempt to pay by card online? User fingerprinting is one of the reasons for this popular feature.

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Checkout.com Triples Valuation to $15 Billion with $450 Million Series C Fundraise, Accelerating Global Expansion

February 02, 2021

Checkout.com announced that it closed a $450 million Series C fundraising round. This gives the business a post-money valuation of $15 billion, making it the fourth largest fintech globally and EMEA's most valuable venture-backed business.

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Nuvei Partners with Edgar, Dunn & Company to Share Best Practices on Growth Strategies for Travel Operators

January 27, 2021

Nuvei announces the release of "Redefining Travel Payments in the Post-COVID-19 Era," a white paper report and survey pinpointing growth strategies for travel operators in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, driven by payment technology.

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