A blog about fraud and anti-fraud technology

Pat Phelan

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A new chapter

We have some exciting news to share. As you may know, TransUnion is both an investor in Trustev and a partner in providing joint solutions to stop fraud. We have now concluded a deal for TransUnion to acquire Trustev, building on our successful work together.
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Home Depot hacked?

Security blogger Brian Krebs posted today that a new trove of credit card data was put up for sale on an underground web site, this time (allegedly) from credit cards used at Home Depot.
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The "dirty secret" of anti-fraud technology

Everyone knows that fraud is a big problem. It costs merchants around $20 billion per year – around 0.9% of revenues lost – and blocking it is important. But... The "dirty secret" is that blocking fraud costs companies far more than their actual fraud losses. Let me ...
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The Biggest Loser

Online fraud is growing. Last year it cost merchants over $20bn and well over that again in sales they turned down because of fear of fraud. In the last year alone, the information from over 250m credit cards flooded online after a series of high profile data breaches ...
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What is Trustev

Our fraud “fingerprinting” technology can reduce fraud to near-zero levels and increase sales significantly, by not blocking genuine customers.

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