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As Online and Mobile Retail Rises, So Does Bot Fraud

Gone are the days when fraudsters would wait in line at Toys”R”Us to return an item they had stolen. Today, these fraudsters are hiding behind the digital curtain, and they’re using speed and velocity as tools for their crimes. In this blog post, we’ll look at one of these tools in particular: bot attacks.

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PSD2 and the unknown challenges: a tale of a modern revolution

With January fast approaching, it is time to ask: what do we really know so far about the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)? And how much is still unknown? Banks in Europe are facing a “monumental shakeup,” in the words of a Roland Berger publication, which states

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Combating Account Fraud With Machine Learning: A Webinar with Feedzai and Aite

If only we could read a consumer’s intentions, we’d know whether the person opening an account has this secret goal in mind: to wait for time to pass, then commit fraud. One person will make a purchase using a line of credit, never pay it back, and disappear. Another person will build good credit history, open several new accounts, and then suddenly stop making payments.

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How Banks Can Detect Sleeper Fraud the Moment It Wakes Up

If only we could read a consumer’s intentions, we’d know whether the person opening an account has this secret goal in mind: to wait for time to pass, then commit fraud. One person will make a purchase using a line of credit, never pay it back, and disappear. Another person will build good credit history, open several new accounts, and then suddenly stop making payments.

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How Machine Learning Will Change the Way Banks Fight Fraud

There is a lot of excitement in the air about the potential of machine learning when applied to many walks of life, from banking to insurance, from cancer research to pharmaceuticals. Our imagination is captivated by the notions of accelerated learning, greater knowledge, and productivity gains. While the concept of machine learning has been around since the late 1950s, it’s only in recent years that the required software infrastructure matured to the level where it is good enough and affordable enough to be adopted by large organizations.

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Nuno Sebastiao and Stephen Hawking Share the Stage at Web Summit 2017

What does a Silicon Valley CEO and a “Theory of Everything” physics legend have in common? They both shared the stage at Web Summit, and they both sounded the need for an AI Code of Ethics as humans begin to weave artificial intelligence into the fabric of our lives.

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AI Visionaries and Overflowing Crowds at AI Deep Dive

Feedzai curated an all-star AI line-up in Las Vegas on Sunday, in partnership with Money20/20, with an “AI Deep Dive” event that kicked off the annual conference on the future of money.

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A New Timescale for Fraud Science: Insights from Our CSO

At Feedzai, we continue to break records in how quickly we begin delivering value to our customers. Speed of data science is important. The faster we can test and deploy new models, the sooner we can test multiple scenarios of rules and models and get

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