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Identity Theft stories - Page 2

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Online payment fraud losses to exceed $206 billion, driven by identity theft
Tue, 6th Jul 2021
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identity theft
Online payment fraud losses are set to exceed $206 billion over the next five years, driven by identity fraud, according to Juniper Research.
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Phishing emails harvest personal details from LinkedIn members
Mon, 28th Jun 2021
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phishing
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physical security
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email security
Phishing emails pretending to be from LinkedIn have been intercepted, aiming to steal personal details, says MailGuard.
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Data breaches enabling blackmail, extortion and intellectual property theft
Mon, 3rd May 2021
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physical security
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Cybersecurity expert warns Kiwis of the increasing use of personal information for offline exploitation by hackers.
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New research by Netacea into digital fingerprint and identity thief
Wed, 28th Apr 2021
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advanced persistent threat protection
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physical security
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cyber criminal
New research by Netacea shows digital fingerprint trading platform Genesis Market increasing, with over 350,000 stolen digital identities available.
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Gamers targeted as identity theft, bullying and cheating increases online
Tue, 15th Dec 2020
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gaming
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physical security
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technology gifts
More than a tenth of gamers have had their ID stolen – which could be worth as much as $347bn globally, according to new research.
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Dark web monitoring and how it can help protect online identities
Fri, 9th Oct 2020
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dark web
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physical security
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cybersecurity
Identity theft affects 1 in 6 New Zealanders, with personal information often traded on the dark web. Learn how to protect against it.
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Trend Micro tackles identity theft with new security suite
Tue, 15th Sep 2020
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physical security
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cybersecurity
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cios
Trend Micro launches new security suite to combat identity theft, as survey shows concern among New Zealand home users.
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KiwiSaver firm Generate hit by data breach
Thu, 13th Feb 2020
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physical security
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Generate KiwiSaver hit by breach, 26,000 clients' data exposed.
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Sephora hit by data breach; Asia & ANZ user passwords cancelled
Tue, 30th Jul 2019
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physical security
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Sephora urges password reset amid data breach in Asia-Pac regions.
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Security breaches of great concern to consumers
Fri, 31st May 2019
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physical security
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
New survey from F-Secure reveals that 71% of people fear becoming a victim of cyber crime, while 73% worry about the safety of their children.
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Identity theft is on the rise — users must respond
Fri, 23rd Mar 2018
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vpn
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cloud services
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Of course, identity theft isn’t a purely online phenomenon. Criminals can use details found in the post or from discarded documents.
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Interview: Unravelling the myths of chatbot security and identity theft in banking
Mon, 5th Mar 2018
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contact centre
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martech
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Banks in Australia are embracing artificial intelligence chatbots for customer service, but face security risks.
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Out with credit cards & in with identity data: Cybercriminals take fraud to new levels
Wed, 24th Jan 2018
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physical security
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identity theft
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online fraud
Cybercriminals are ditching the ‘quick buck’ methods of stealing credit cards and are instead going after identity data.
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How the future will blur the lines of authentication & identity management
Tue, 14th Nov 2017
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physical security
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According to Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigation Report, 81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged stolen or weak passwords.
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New Zealand Bankers' Association joins Fraud Awareness Week 2017
Mon, 13th Nov 2017
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physical security
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identity theft
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cios
International Fraud Awareness has kicked off in New Zealand, with the release of a guide to help people spot online scams.
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Smartphones are the new battleground for ID theft as hackers hone their craft
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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smartphones
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physical security
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technology gifts
The power of technology is awesome, yet it is important to understand that as this power continues to progress, people must make a tough decision .
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Interview: Sophos reveals the criminal underbelly of the dark web
Tue, 29th Aug 2017
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malware
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firewall
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The dark web may be a place that most of us have heard of as a murky underworld for cybercriminals, but also where most internet users daren't tread.
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Aussie startup pre-empts hackers with smartphone tech that blocks NFC attacks
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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physical security
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identity theft
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Smartphone NFC capabilities put users at risk of identity theft and hacking, warns Australian startup ARMOURCARD.
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Kiwis' security worries reach all-time high: What's fuelling the fear?
Tue, 27th Jun 2017
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cloud services
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smart cities
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biometrics
New Zealanders are more worried about security than they have been in the last ten years, with identity theft and bank card fraud at the top.
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Protecting your identity - what every Australian needs to know
Mon, 29th May 2017
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phishing
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physical security
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email security
Your identity is as dear to you as your life. Now, imagine having your identity stolen from you without your knowledge.
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Proofpoint highlights huge global surge in BEC scams
Mon, 27th Mar 2017
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physical security
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dlp
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identity theft
BEC scams are becoming more prevalent and sophisticated, costing victims $3.1 billion worldwide, according to the FBI.
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The cybersecurity scourge of credentials theft
Thu, 16th Mar 2017
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physical security
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Cybercriminals want your credentials and your employees’ credentials. When those hackers succeed in stealing that information, it can be a nightmare.
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Vendors to rely on partnerships for managed security as BYOD drives deception technology
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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cloud services
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byod
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mobility
Demand for deception technology set to rise in response to identity and data theft, says Technavio. Global market expected to grow at 9% CAGR by 2020.
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HID Global rolls out new offerings for the mobile enterprise
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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smartphones
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mobility
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physical security
HID Global unveils new mobile solutions, enhancing digital identity and access control in the enterprise sphere.