Using Attacker Tools to Gain the Upper Hand on ATOs

Account takeover (ATO), is a form of online identity theft where bad actors gain access to a person’s financial, eCommerce, or other accounts and use those accounts to execute fraudulent transactions. ATO continues to be in the forefront of retail CISO interests and concerns. : Depending on the sophistication of the attack, ATO attacks can…

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Don’t Let ATO Steal Your Holiday Season

Reports of account takeover (ATO) from our e-commerce customers have risen 67% in the past six months. What is driving this rise? Moreover, what can you do to combat it without impacting the vitally important holiday season?  Fraudsters use a number of tactics to takeover accounts, including social engineering, credential stuffing and phishing attacks. Regardless…

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Six Quick Wins To Fight ATO This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season where retailers see a much higher volume of sales, both in stores and online. This makes it harder to detect anomalous traffic, and it is impractical to block IP ranges based upon geography, because online sales can be global. Retail staff is motivated and focused upon sales, at the risk of possibly…

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