online fraud

Nigerians arrested over R606m online fraud in US

The 80 accused used business e-mail compromise fraud, romance scams and schemes targeting the elderly to defraud victims out of millions of dollars.

Jul 26, 2017

Online fraud detection, prevention spend to surge

Emerging markets, such as Africa and the Middle East, will become key targets for banking and payments fraud, says a Juniper report.

Jun 14, 2016

Online fraud detection spend to surge

E-commerce merchants and financial institutions will be investing heavily in online fraud detection solutions over the next five years.

Aug 24, 2015

Financial firms lack fraud prevention tools

The organisations aim to mitigate the consequences of online fraud, rather than preventing incidents entirely, says Kaspersky Lab.

Nov 27, 2014

Keep yourself fraud free

Any merchant that opts for Sage Pay to collect money on its behalf is automatically PCI compliant.

Jun 27, 2012

US charges 24 in hacking sting

The arrests follow a two-year investigation of online fraud that saw FBI agents pose as hackers.

Feb 14, 2012

MasterCard, Silver Tail Systems tackle fraud

The companies' collective expertise will enable merchants to differentiate fraudsters from legitimate consumers during the online shopping experience.

Nov 30, 2011

Online shoppers beware

Never mind being mugged in a mall this festive season; fraudsters are moving online, and the banks can't exactly stop them.

Oct 6, 2010

Facebook, Twitter used in defrauding public

The fraud was discovered during a probe of suspected cocaine trafficking worth $34 million.

May 27, 2009

Online fraud 101

RSA's Uri Rivner reveals how easy it is to become an online fraudster.

Nov 8, 2007

Online fraudsters nabbed

Durban police arrest four men believed to have committed widespread online fraud.

Apr 10, 2007

Scorpions bust online fraudsters

An "IT expert" is serving three years in jail for attempting to steal R1.3 million from Standard Bank clients.

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