Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC) a leading independent global financial services and payments consultancy, today announced the release of its white paper titled "Citi Tap and Pay mobile NFC proximity payments pilot - Bengaluru, Results & Findings" that captures its views, perspectives and conclusions on the Citi Tap and Pay pilot service launched in the city of Bengaluru in July 2009. With over 3000 customers, 250 merchant locations and nearly 50,000 purchases made, the recently concluded 26-week pilot is one of the world's largest and most comprehensive next-generation contactless credit card payments pilot ever undertaken based on Near Field Communications technology.
Retail Decisions (ReD), a world leader in card fraud prevention, payment processing and card issuing, predicts that UK online retail spend will peak today, reaching a massive GBP534 million and making it the busiest UK online shopping day ever. ReD forecasts that internet shopping will increase by as much as 16% on the same period last year, demonstrating consumers' renewed confidence in the economy.
Compromised PCs of Individuals and Corporations are Turned Into Digital Assets That Cybercriminals Potentially Trade Online. Traded Data Also Includes About 100,000 Stolen FTP Accounts
Finjan Inc., a leader in secure web gateway products and the provider of a unified web security solution for the enterprise market, today announced that its Malicious Code Research Center (MCRC) managed to research a trading network and botnet, where compromised PCs are bought and sold for profit. In the second issue of its "Cybercrime Intelligence Report" of 2009, Finjan shows the operations of the Golden Cash network consisting of an entire trading platform of malware-infested PCs. The trading platform utilizes all necessary components (buyer side, seller side, attack toolkit, and distribution via "partners"). This advanced trading platform marks a new milestone in the cybercrime evolution.
Simon Wajcenberg, CEO of Customer Lead Generation Specialist, Clash- Media Explains how Companies can Overcome the Attacks of Fraudsters in the Lead Generation Process and Ensure They buy Only Genuine Leads for Their Marketing Campaigns.
As we move further into 2009, the issue of fraud is a large and yet still growing one in the Online Lead Generation industry. Incentivised campaigns that see consumers rewarded for contributing their data, or websites remunerated for the number of leads that they provide, can make these campaigns highly susceptible to fraud.
Revenue-Generating Service Enables Parents to Customize Access to Inappropriate Video and Web Content
Flash Networks, a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions, announced today the availability of Content Control 2.0, a policy-based solution that includes new functionality enabling parents to pick and choose the content they consider to be inappropriate or dangerous and how filtering should be applied for each family member. These new user-customization features transform content control from a basic black-list service to a revenue-generating solution and a key differentiator for mobile operators.