Tuesday September 18, 2018 22:52

IT Press Release : 18 Aug 2017

6 BUSINESS BENEFITS OF BLOCKCHAIN IT—18 Aug 17

Blockchain was born to provide legitimacy to its Bitcoin master after the financial cataclysm of 2008. At its heart is a rebellious disdain for central authoritative control, offering instead a decentralized network of self-compliance and regulation. But

Global Cybercrime Levels Reach All-Time High with a 45 Percent Rise in Attacks for the Asia Pacific Region, Reveals ThreatMetrix Report IT—18 Aug 17

HONG KONG--18 Aug--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Disruptive Media Streaming and Ridesharing Companies See Biggest Spike in Cybercrime

ThreatMetrix(R), The Digital Identity Company(R), today revealed that cybercrime attacks have reached their highest-ever levels, with 144 million attacks detected over the last 90 days. The Asia Pacific region has seen a 45% growth in cybercrime year-on-year. As attack levels rise globally, cybercriminals are increasingly targeting emerging digital business models, such as ridesharing apps and media streaming organisations, demonstrating the evolving nature of cybercrime.

The   ThreatMetrix Q2 Cybercrime Report revealed global cybercrime has risen nearly 100% since 2015. A key driver is the rise of new account origination fraud, which has risen 30% since last quarter. Stolen data off the back of security breaches is being used to apply for new loans or create banking and eCommerce accounts. It also being used to perform large-scale identity credential testing and attacks on less traditional industries. This is seen most dramatically among media companies, which have seen a 527% increase in new account origination attacks.

"Highly organised criminal gangs have set their sights on disruptive, mobile-heavy industries like media streaming and ridesharing. As new business models take the digital econ

TrueMoney now available for App Store, Apple Music and iTunes purchases IT—18 Aug 17

Starting from August 18, 2017, TrueMoney will offer customers the option to pay for purchases in the App Store, Apple Music and iTunes directly from their TrueMoney account. The service will be available to all TrueMoney customers in Thailand. The launch

CYBRA Enables SATO Printer Integration into Manhattan Associates WMOS IT—18 Aug 17

CYBRA Corporation, developer of award-winning MarkMagic® Barcode Labels, RFID Tags, Electronic Forms, and Report Writing Software, has successfully integrated SATO thermal label printers into Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management for Open

ofo World#s Largest, Station-free Bike-sharing Company Launches In IT—18 Aug 17

ofo, the world's leading station-free bike-sharing company, announced its North American launch today, with Seattle as its first official city. The global bike-sharing company, valued at over $2 billion, offers riders a convenient, flexible bike-sharing

Unilever, Campbell Soup Company, Church Dwight, Shell, Subway, And Volvo Cars Support Global IT—18 Aug 17

Hulu, Spotify, Teads, comScore, DoubleVerify, Integral Ad Science and Moat Among First Publishers and Tech Partners Embracing Global Push for Higher Viewability Partners to Study Performance Metrics for Social and Newsfeed Video GroupM , the media