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95 Percent of Americans Received Email with Malware and 9 Percent Opened the Attachment

According to a recent report from Halon, an email security provider, 94.7 percent of Americans received one or more emails that contained a virus, spyware or malware while nearly 9 percent opened an attachment infecting their computer or device. Read More


Nearly Half of all Global Card Fraud Losses Occur in the United States

According to The Nilson Report, global card fraud losses surpassed $11 billion in 2012 while the U.S. accounted for nearly half of the card fraud loss volume. Read More


Text Message Scams Target Consumers Regionally and Nationwide

Just as fraudsters send email phishing scams they also try to elicit payment information through text message scams, a practice referred to as SMiShing. These scams continue to target consumers en masse imitating well-known and established brands, but recent attacks have also targeted specific regions impersonating local credit unions and financial institutions. Read More


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Published on December 20, 2011, by in Industry News.

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