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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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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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The ad blocker that injects ads

Deceptive ad injection is a growing concern on the internet today, affecting many people browsing the web. And while the concept isn’t new (Google stated it was the most common complaint amongst Chrome users back in 2015), just like with other online threats, bad actors are constantly refining their techniques. Imperva’s research team is constantly […]

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Financial Services: Web Application Attacks Grow by 38% In First Half of 2021

During his career in the middle of the last century, professional bank robber Willie Sutton made off with an estimated $2 million in stolen money. Urban legend has it that when a journalist asked Sutton why he robbed banks, he replied, “That’s where the money is.” In later interviews, Sutton disclaimed the quote. Regardless, the […]

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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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