Identity Theft stories
Jersey Telecom acquires Spectrum to boost global online payment security
Jersey Telecom’s acquisition of Australian tech company Spectrum bolsters the fight against online payment fraud, reinforcing security on a global scale.
Australian healthcare plagued with rising rate of cyber fraud
RSM Australia warns that identity and cyber fraud pose significant threats to the healthcare sector, with criminals exploiting complex funding sources and billing systems.
Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
Ransomware and phishing top cybersecurity concerns in Singapore, says Fortinet study. Increased remote working amplifies insider threats, with insufficient resource allocation also noted as a major hurdle.
Rising cyber threats challenge Southeast Asia's booming digital economy
As Southeast Asia's digital economy rapidly reaches $100bn, it is attracting cyber criminals, with 28% of businesses observing an increase in threats alongside their digital expansion.
Appdome reveals consumer expectations for enhanced mobile app security
Appdome's 2023 Global Consumer Expectations survey shows an 82.4% of users advocating for proactive mobile fraud prevention.
Aussies risk cybersecurity threats during summer holidays
Fraudulent agents and fake hotel websites pose heightened cyber threats for Australians during summer holiday planning, Norton survey reveals.
CyberArk expands passwordless authentication with new passkey support
CyberArk adds passkey support to its Identity 23.11 release, enhancing passwordless authentication capabilities.
Digital experiences shaping brand loyalty among Australian consumers
Ping Identity survey reveals changing dynamics of brand loyalty in the digital era, with consumers prioritising ease of use and security.
RSM Australia shares top cybersecurity tips for risk management executives
RSM Australia outlines top 5 cybersecurity tips for risk management execs to enhance business security measures.
Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
SendQuick Conexa partners with Yoti for enhanced digital ID security
SendQuick, a leading enterprise mobile messaging firm, has partnered with Yoti to enhance digital security through advanced authentication solutions.
Redefining finance: How AI is revolutionising banking & cybersecurity
AI is transforming the finance sector, improving customer service, battling fraud, and making repayments efficient.
Ping Identity launches new way to protect against identity fraud
Intelligent identity solution provider Ping Identity has announced PingOne Protect, a new fraud detection and risk management service.
Okta Identity Cloud adds Security Centre to enterprise plan
The newly added features provide real-time monitoring of potential identity security events and threat response efficacy.
Deepfake and AI 101: Twelve tips to spot a deepfake
Deepfake technology can be used maliciously or with unethical intent, and this means deepfakes are a potentially dangerous tool.
Check Point highlights new ChatGPT4.0 account theft concerns
Check Point Research has identified a growing trend on the dark web and hacking underground involving the theft and sale of stolen ChatGPT Premium accounts.
Early access now available for Ping Identity’s PingOne Neo
Ping Identity is offering early access to PingOne neo, the company's multi-standards decentralised identity management solution.
Barracuda adds Zero Trust Access to enhance email security
The new capabilities allow customers to control access to email systems and Microsoft 365 applications on a need-to-know basis, enhancing email security.
The most common types of identity theft and top ten ways to avoid it
1 in 5 New Zealanders have experienced identity theft, with 5% impacted in the past year. Learn the most common types and how to prevent it.
Online identity theft is rising in NZ - here’s what to do about it
It may start with a few stolen details online, but it could end with thousands of dollars missing or worse, a reputation down the drain.
Anniversaries remind us to review identity risks
World Password Day provides a timely reminder for ordinary citizens and organisations to stop and think about the risks associated with digital identities.
The future of digital identity: the need for systems reform
Identity credentialing, proving you are who you say you are, needs to catch up to the technologies available. Currently, most organisations use simple means.
5% of Kiwis experienced identity theft in 2021 - report
Norton has found 5% of New Zealanders experienced identity theft in 2021, and 10% have clicked on a fraudulent package notification link in the past 12 months.
New research reveals data privacy still a big worry for Kiwis
New Zealanders are becoming increasingly worried about their personal data privacy, according to a new InternetNZ survey.