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PSD2 and Open Banking - What you need to know in 2021

PSD2 and Open Banking have been around for a few years now. Each aims to disrupt and future proof the financial services market following the vast technological advancements that occurred over the last two decades, and have left the industry with legacy processes and a lack of legislature to cope with emerging challenges.

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Genesis Market: A Hacker's Haven of Stolen Credentials

Netacea’s Threat Research team works diligently to keep a close eye on emerging bot threats, ensuring we stay one step ahead of cybercriminals and hackers. The team recently completed an exclusive investigation into the Genesis Market, an illegal online marketplace for stolen credentials. While many underground markets for stolen credentials operate from the anonymity of the dark web, Genesis Market is accessible from the open web.

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The impact of credential stuffing on credit unions

According to Netacea’s latest research ‘The Bot Management Review: the challenge of high awareness and limited understanding’, 95% of financial services surveyed stated that they had experienced a bot attack over the past two years. Since financial services often store highly sensitive and personal information, it is essential that the security measures that they have in place can detect even the most sophisticated of bots.

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Why should businesses move from a bundler to a bot expert?

Traditionally, when selecting a bot management solution, businesses have chosen a multi-purpose security bundle bolted on to a content delivery network (CDN), typically a product such as an Akamai or CloudFlare CDN. While bolt-on bot solutions have their benefits, they lack the comprehensive feature set needed to combat the ever-growing bot threat.

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Netacea's Bot Mitigation Now Available on Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Manchester, 25th March 2021 – Netacea, a bot detection and mitigation specialist, has made its services available through Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Users of the SaaS eCommerce platform will be able to quickly integrate Netacea’s technology and protect against malicious bots. Commerce Cloud is Salesforce’s platform for B2B and B2C commerce, empowering brands to create enhanced shopping experiences across all channels.

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5 Online Shopping Security Tips to Protect Your Data

Protecting yourself when paying online is very important. It’s a scary thought, but fraudsters have lots of ways to sneak in and steal credentials, bypass security and make victims of online shoppers. As we have discussed previously on this blog, criminals don’t just rely on traditional “hacks” to exploit technology. Increasingly, bad actors are using sophisticated bots to exploit business logic in order to breach security and carry out attacks.

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Netacea discusses Bot Groups at Cyber Security Digital Summit

On 16th March Netacea sponsored the virtual Cyber Security Digital Summit where, alongside speakers from Blackberry, Thycotic and Disney, Netacea’s Head of Threat Research, Matthew Gracey-McMinn hosted a session for attendees. During the showcase, Matthew explored “Lessons Learned From An Invite Only Bot Group & Developing A MITRE-Style Framework for Bots”.

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The biggest bot threats to your brand in 2021

In our recent webinar Netacea’s Head of Threat Research, Matthew Gracey-McMinn and Head of eCommerce, Thomas Platt, delved into the top threats set to shape the bot landscape in 2021. 2020 saw an increasing number of bot-based attacks as everything moved online. From online shopping to working from home, the pandemic has changed the way we interact, communicate and consume. As internet activity increased, so did the opportunity to exploit users.

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Content scraping: How does it affect your business?

Content scrapers are automated bots that steal your content from websites and mobile apps for their own use without permission, usually for malicious purposes. Content scrapers typically copy all the content from a webpage and portray it as their own content. Bots can scrape all of the content on a website in a matter of seconds, even for large websites such as eCommerce sites with thousands of product pages. These bots can scrape public website information such as text, images, HTML and CSS code.