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Identity Theft stories

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Jersey Telecom acquires Spectrum to boost global online payment security
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Jersey Telecom’s acquisition of Australian tech company Spectrum bolsters the fight against online payment fraud, reinforcing security on a global scale.
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Australian healthcare plagued with rising rate of cyber fraud
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RSM Australia warns that identity and cyber fraud pose significant threats to the healthcare sector, with criminals exploiting complex funding sources and billing systems.
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Fortinet report reveals cyber threats & defence gaps in Asia Pacific
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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.
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Rising cyber threats challenge Southeast Asia's booming digital economy
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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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.
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Appdome reveals consumer expectations for enhanced mobile app security
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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Appdome's 2023 Global Consumer Expectations survey shows an 82.4% of users advocating for proactive mobile fraud prevention.
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Aussies risk cybersecurity threats during summer holidays
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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Fraudulent agents and fake hotel websites pose heightened cyber threats for Australians during summer holiday planning, Norton survey reveals.
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CyberArk expands passwordless authentication with new passkey support
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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CyberArk adds passkey support to its Identity 23.11 release, enhancing passwordless authentication capabilities.
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Digital experiences shaping brand loyalty among Australian consumers
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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Ping Identity survey reveals changing dynamics of brand loyalty in the digital era, with consumers prioritising ease of use and security.
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RSM Australia shares top cybersecurity tips for risk management executives
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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RSM Australia outlines top 5 cybersecurity tips for risk management execs to enhance business security measures.
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Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
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SendQuick Conexa partners with Yoti for enhanced digital ID security
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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SendQuick, a leading enterprise mobile messaging firm, has partnered with Yoti to enhance digital security through advanced authentication solutions.
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Redefining finance: How AI is revolutionising banking & cybersecurity
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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AI is transforming the finance sector, improving customer service, battling fraud, and making repayments efficient.
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Ping Identity launches new way to protect against identity fraud
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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Intelligent identity solution provider Ping Identity has announced PingOne Protect, a new fraud detection and risk management service.
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Okta Identity Cloud adds Security Centre to enterprise plan
Fri, 26th May 2023
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The newly added features provide real-time monitoring of potential identity security events and threat response efficacy.
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Deepfake and AI 101: Twelve tips to spot a deepfake
Mon, 1st May 2023
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Deepfake technology can be used maliciously or with unethical intent, and this means deepfakes are a potentially dangerous tool.
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Check Point highlights new ChatGPT4.0 account theft concerns
Mon, 17th Apr 2023
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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.
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Early access now available for Ping Identity’s PingOne Neo
Tue, 21st Mar 2023
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Ping Identity is offering early access to PingOne neo, the company's multi-standards decentralised identity management solution.
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Barracuda adds Zero Trust Access to enhance email security
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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The new capabilities allow customers to control access to email systems and Microsoft 365 applications on a need-to-know basis, enhancing email security.
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The most common types of identity theft and top ten ways to avoid it
Tue, 6th Sep 2022
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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.
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Online identity theft is rising in NZ - here’s what to do about it
Mon, 27th Jun 2022
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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.
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Anniversaries remind us to review identity risks
Thu, 12th May 2022
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World Password Day provides a timely reminder for ordinary citizens and organisations to stop and think about the risks associated with digital identities.
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The future of digital identity: the need for systems reform
Thu, 7th Apr 2022
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Identity credentialing, proving you are who you say you are, needs to catch up to the technologies available. Currently, most organisations use simple means.
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5% of Kiwis experienced identity theft in 2021 - report
Tue, 15th Mar 2022
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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.
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New research reveals data privacy still a big worry for Kiwis
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
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New Zealanders are becoming increasingly worried about their personal data privacy, according to a new InternetNZ survey.