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  • Fighting fraud with graph analytics

    Using graph analytics, also known as social network analysis, to analyse people and their contacts has broken up fraud rings according to Teradata chief analytics officer Bill Franks.

  • Darkode cybercrime forum might be making a comeback

    The former administrator of Darkode, the online cybercrime forum that was recently shut down by law enforcement agencies, is preparing to bring it back, with better security and privacy for its members.

  • Nigerian scammers buy exploit kits to defraud Asian businesses

    A small group of Nigerian scammers is using more sophisticated methods to defraud mostly Asian businesses, including buying exploit kits and malware from experienced coders, according to a new report from FireEye.

  • Online ad industry tries to stamp out click fraud

    The online advertising industry is marshaling a fresh effort to fight click fraud, which steals money from advertisers and undermines faith in online campaigns.

  • New point-of-sale malware distributed by Andromeda botnet

    Cybercriminals are casting increasingly wider nets in their search for new point-of-sale systems to infect. This appears to be the case with a new memory scraping malware program called GamaPoS that's distributed by a large botnet known as Andromeda.

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  • Cybercriminals refine data-sniffing software for ATM fraud

    Cybercriminals are improving a malicious software program that can be installed on ATMs running Microsoft's Windows XP operating system that records sensitive card details, according to security vendor Trustwave.

  • A pro's tips on ATM fraud

    A bank-machine hacker who reportedly was arrested earlier this month in Turkey gave would-be fraudsters tips on how to install rogue card-reading devices, including advising them to target drive-through ATMs (automated teller machines) and avoid towns with fewer than 15,000 residents.

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