Mobile Commerce Means Mobile Fraud

We live in a world where the 7.3 billion people on the planet now have an estimated 3.4 billion smartphones. 70% of the U.S. population has a smartphone, and they're using them: Mobile commerce is [...]

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Omnichannel Fraud: Detecting the Click and Collect Fraudster

Click and collect is increasingly popular. What was notable only a year or two ago as a development in the way people shop has become a standard option many consumers expect to see at checkout. [...]

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2016: A Year of Online Fraud & Fraud Detection

Do Cyber Criminals worship the devil?

We have no idea, but eCommerce fraudsters did generate precisely 666k attacks against merchants protected by Forter's fraud detection during 2016.

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See What Criminals Are Stealing This Holiday Season

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and online and mobile shopping are flavor of the month. Unfortunately, that’s the case with some shoppers who don’t have holiday cheer in their hearts: [...]

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The Disney World Dilemma: A Fraud Protection Trap

This is an unusual kind of blog post for us. We’ve been getting some questions recently about the “human side of fraud” – how it feels for people affected by fraud protection systems and [...]

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Online Retailers Watch Out - Online Fraud Attacks Are Up

The latest edition of the Global Fraud Attack Index™ is now out, bringing the index of online fraud attacks up to the end of Q1 of this year. The news is anything but reassuring.

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Fraud Rates Didn't Drop Over Holidays 2015

The latest edition of the Global Fraud Attack Index™ is out, reflecting the full range of data from 2015.

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Introducing the Global Fraud Attack Index™ - Tracking Online Fraud Trends

Retailers are so busy combating the threat of fraud on a day-to-day level - preventing fraudulent transactions from making it through the system, avoiding false positives, worrying about the [...]

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Presenting the 2015 Fraudster Holiday Wish List

Almost everyone shops a lot at this time of year, and that's true for thieves as well as honest buyers. Forter's analysts took a look at the data and identified the 18 items most popular with [...]

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Why Local Context Matters in Fraud Prevention and Detection

E-commerce is often thought of as a global business, and there are good reasons for that: for many, one of the attractions of buying and selling online is that the world is your oyster. In fraud [...]

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