Fraud & Risk

Account Takeover is the New Black

Krithika Ramadoss - Western Union


With the increased adoption of EMV payment cards shifting fraud attempts online and numerous large recent data breaches, account takeovers have surged in recent years. This presentation examines what account takeover fraud is and common account takeover techniques, such as social engineering. Insights on how account takeovers are manifested are then shared, followed by solutions merchants can use to thwart ATO both at login and during checkout. Examples of how companies handle potential account takeovers conclude the presentation.

Account Takeover is the New Black

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