Tags identity fraud

FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.

White House seeks to tighten identity management in federal agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A memo from OMB asks agencies to coordinate regularly to make sure federal identity management policies are consistently implemented.

Behavioral analytics firm BioCatch raises $30M to expand product

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

BioCatch proactively collects and analyzes more than 2,000 parameters to generate user profiles and model different types of genuine and malicious behavior.

DataVisor raises $40 million Series C for machine-learning fraud detection

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

The company, founded by two former Microsoft Research employees, uses unsupervised machine learning to discover malicious behavior.

Watchdog: Despite progress, IRS needs to improve electronic fraud detection

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

An auditor at the Treasury Department commended the IRS for improvements, but said there's still work to be done.

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