Brand Protection

The Value of a Fast Takedown | FraudWatch International

The Value of a Fast Takedown

When your business has been the target of a cyber-attack, you want the illegal content to be removed from the web as quickly as possible.  FraudWatch International is up to the task.  We provide the fastest site takedown times in the industry for phishing, malware, social media, mobile apps, and brand abuse.  This means that […]

date:  Aug 10, 2018 comments:  0
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Protecting Your Business in 2018

Protecting your business in 2018: 5 tips to ensure your business is cyber secure

Predictions from 2017 indicate an increase in the number of security breaches facing organizations globally. Leading on from some of the more notable cyber-attacks in 2017, cybersecurity experts anticipate more sophisticated threats targeting weak spots in organizations’ security processes in 2018. It’s time to be proactive about your business’ cyber security. It is no longer enough to […]

date:  Aug 02, 2018 comments:  0
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The rise of the fraudulent mobile app

The rise of the fraudulent mobile app: How to protect your brand and business

Mobile apps are where e-commerce dollars are at right now, and fraudsters are taking notice. Industry reports indicate that fraudulent transactions from mobile apps have increased by a whopping 300% since 2015. In this article we take a look at fraudulent apps, their distribution and the danger they pose to your customers, and how you […]

date:  Jul 19, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Malware, Mobile Apps, Uncategorised Read More
The Malware Evolution | FraudWatch International

The Malware Evolution: Trends in 2017, Outlook for 2018 and Protecting Your Business

Not unlike a biological virus adapting to a new host, malware is constantly evolving to adapt to the changing technology landscape. The new variants are more and more sophisticated, designed to exploit software vulnerabilities, penetrate online security and avoid detection. In this article, FraudWatch International looks at some of the biggest malware trends of the […]

date:  Jul 06, 2018 comments:  0
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Taking Down Phishing in Banking

How Does Phishing Work? Phishing is an attack method used by cyber-criminals to covertly obtain the personal identity data and credentials of consumers through the use of social engineering and employment of malicious software. Social engineering methods deceive recipients into disclosing their credentials (such as usernames and passwords) and/or other personal data by using emails […]

date:  Feb 23, 2018 comments:  0
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Taking a Gamble on Your Brand | FraudWatch International Blog

Taking a Gamble on Your Brand

How Much Are You Willing to Wager? The world of online gambling is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people choose to use online services to seek entertainment from the comfort of their home.  Gambling is ripe for the picking when it comes to fooling users into visiting what “looks like” a legitimate website.  […]

date:  Nov 10, 2017 comments:  0
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Brand Abuse Case Studies

Retail Industry Threatened by… Online Brand Abuse: Case Studies

The retail industry is one of the most targeted sectors by cyber-criminals, and for obvious reasons: it holds on to a large amount of data, handles money and represents a seemingly endless line of businesses to steal from. How Are Cyber-Criminals Threatening Businesses Using Online Brand Abuse? There are several types of online brand abuse […]

date:  Jun 21, 2017 comments:  0
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Have the Right Security Strategy

Information is a core asset to any business, and cyber-criminals know this. Your organisation needs to have a well thought out security strategy in place, to protect your most valuable assets. The first step to take is to determine what the right security investment is for your business. The following three areas need to be […]

date:  Aug 17, 2016 comments:  0
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Cybersquatting – Into the Future – Part 4

In our last three blog articles, we’ve discussed Cybersquatting and Typosquatting and the issues it can cause for businesses. So what does the future hold for Cybersquatting in the following months, and years? Before we look forward, let’s take a look back at how domain names have evolved over the past few decades. In January […]

date:  May 18, 2016 comments:  0
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