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September 17, 2021

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Fraud report from Outseer finds growth in ‘brand abuse attacks’; U.S. still top ‘host’ for phishing attacks

By Charlie Mitchell / September 14, 2021

Outseer, a new standalone RSA Security company specializing in antifraud efforts and payment authentication, has released a quarterly fraud report showing that U.S.-based internet service providers host nearly three-quarters of phishing attacks, among findings including that 70 percent “of fraudulent transactions in digital banking originated in mobile channels.”

The report released today finds “brand abuse attacks” to be more common than phishing attacks – for the third quarter in a row – while the United States continues to be...

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