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BizReport | Internet September 01, 2021

Reports: Bad bots, fraud affecting digital space

Data out from Barracuda finds a majority of internet traffic is now coming from bots - either 'good' bots or 'bad'. Bad bots include those set up to spread malicious code or in other ways infect computers to gain access... >>

BizReport | Internet April 14, 2021

Akamai finds fraudsters targeting tax filings

Consumers have another reason to be wary of the upcoming tax deadline in the US: fraudsters. According to new data out from Akamai, there has been a significant increase in the number of phishers and other fraudsters targeting consumers and... >>

BizReport | Internet July 25, 2017

Online fraud detection spend to rise 22% by 2022

Spending on online fraud detection and prevention will rise by over twenty percent between now and 2022, according to a new forecast from Juniper Research, driven in part by Internet of Things security concerns. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives September 02, 2016

Expert IDs lesser known fraud scams that could impact business

Digital fraudsters continue to develop brilliant hacks to get private information and data from both consumers and businesses. There are several newer fraud schemes that many may not understand. ... >>

BizReport | Advertising archives May 29, 2014

Rocket Fuel responds to Mercedes-Benz ad fraud figures

Mercedes-Benz is the latest big brand to fall victim to online fraud with over half of a sample of ad impressions deemed to be viewed by advertising botnets, according to the Financial Times, a figure that Rocket Fuel, who brokered... >>

BizReport | Internet August 22, 2013

82% of identity fraud cases in UK occur online

Overall fraud levels in the UK have dropped slightly during the first half of the year, according to a new report released by non-profit anti-fraud organization CIFAS, although identity fraud continues to rise.... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation July 30, 2013

Complacency makes U.K. easy target for cyber criminals

There's a reason why the U.K. is being targeted by online criminals from 25 countries, according to the country's Home Affairs Select Committee - complacency.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives March 13, 2012

UK: Online banking fraud losses continue to fall

Losses on UK credit and debit cards due to fraud are at their lowest levels since 2000, according to Financial Fraud Action UK, and online banking fraud also continues to fall.... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation October 19, 2011

Fellowes reports 4 million British identity theft victims

Last week a British Cabinet Office minister, Oliver Letwin, was discovered to have recklessly disposed of important government papers in a park trash can. This week it is National Identity Fraud Prevention Week in the UK. Perhaps government officials could... >>

BizReport | Internet May 09, 2011

Consumers say online tracking 'okay' for fraud prevention purposes

According to the findings of a new survey released by the Ponemon Institute, online fraud continues to be of growing concern among many Internet users, the majority of whom say it is okay for businesses to track them for fraud... >>

BizReport | Internet April 29, 2010

Just 8% of businesses make online consumer protection honor roll

The vast majority of consumer-facing websites continue to expose their visitors to the risk of online fraud, according to a new survey by the Online Trust Alliance, despite an increase in firms who are employing online safety measures.... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation March 15, 2010

IC3 Annual Report: 2009 a good year for Internet scammers

Last year may have been hard for online businesses, but online scammers were raking it in, according to a report by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives January 27, 2010

Online fraud cited as major threat by 60% UK businesses

According to CyberSource's Sixth Annual UK Online Fraud Report, over nearly 60% of merchants cited online fraud as one of their greatest threats to business. ... >>

BizReport | Internet October 12, 2009

Massive click fraud ring detected and eliminated

The largest click fraud ring ever discovered has been detected and eliminated by Anchor Intelligence, according to reports out this week, saving advertisers millions of dollars. ... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation April 04, 2008

Fewer complaints of fraud, but losses up

Fewer Americans fell victim to Internet fraud in 2007, compared to 2006, but the total dollar loss increased, according to a recently released report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. ... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 12, 2008

Silver surfers serious about online security

In light of their uber-use of technology, you’d assume that younger generations of Internet users would be savvier than older, less technologically-submerged age groups. But are they?... >>

BizReport | Email Marketing December 18, 2007

Phishers net more victims during 2007

A new survey conducted by Gartner has found that the number of successful phishing attacks in 2007 rose, although the average amount lost per consumer decreased.... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation October 16, 2007

U.K. e-business calls for tougher fraud penalties

Internet fraud is costing online business millions in lost revenue, and now U.K. e-tailers are calling on the government to issue tougher penalties to convicted cyber fraudsters.... >>