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Author: Erez Hasson

Bots Hide Behind User Privacy – Should You Be Concerned?

Bot operators are perpetually devising innovative techniques to sneak past security as they go about their dubious, often downright illegal business. Emulating human behavior and traffic patterns are key elements of their strategy. One of the many layers comprising this strategy is reporting their user agents as web browsers or mobile devices that are widely […]

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How to Reduce the Risk of Buy Now, Pay Later Fraud

According to a recent FinTech trends report, 2022 is expected to be a big year for Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL). Apple’s recent announcement of its entry into BNPL with Apple Pay Later represents a seismic boom for a sector which is projected to top $1 trillion in annual gross merchandise volume by 2025. The […]

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Five Ways Cyber Attackers Leverage Bad Bots to Commit Automated Fraud

The accelerated shift to digital payments has made online fraud more prevalent than ever, as losses from it are expected to exceed $206 billion over the next five years, driven by identity fraud, fake accounts, and payment fraud. Catalyzed by the pandemic, the shift gained substantial traction in 2021 as the popularity of digital payments […]

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Holiday “to-do list” for cybersecurity professionals working in eCommerce

The period from mid-November to the end of the year is always particularly stressful for cybersecurity professionals in the eCommerce space. It seems like every hacker and cyber criminal on earth is trying even harder to steal customers’ data or stop digital business operations. And the reason it seems like that is because that is […]

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By the Numbers: The State of Security in eCommerce

The ongoing global pandemic has accelerated eCommerce growth and pushed more consumers online. More consumers mean a larger threat landscape and ensure that cybersecurity issues remain a significant, ongoing challenge for the retail industry. Based on a 12-month analysis by Imperva Research Labs, threat levels remain elevated compared to previous years. As we can see […]

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Recent NPM package hack is an alarming reminder of the risks of website supply-chain fraud

There are over 1.8 billion websites online today. Almost 98% of them are powered by JavaScript, and for a good reason: JavaScript’s flexibility and portability enable the rich online functionality we’ve all come to know and love. But when that same functionality becomes a significant vector for cyberattacks, we are often reminded of the risks […]

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Brace yourselves: Holiday shopping season is coming

The E-commerce market has seen tremendous revenue growth during the pandemic. Along with that good news for E-business, there has been an increase in fraudulent activities online that may cost retailers over $20 billion in losses by the end of 2021. According to eMarketer, worldwide retail E-commerce sales posted a 27.6% year-over-year growth rate in […]

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