Security Experts Comments On iPhone Launch News

Apple launched a new set of products yesterday at a highly anticipated event. However, it could lead to a spike in identity fraud as a result of the offers from telecoms providers to incentivise customers to purchase flagship handsets.


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Simon Marchand , Chief Fraud Prevention Officer,  Nuance
September 11, 2019
The best option is to use biometrics to identify the voices, faces and behaviors of fraudsters trying to order those devices.
Take the Apple event yesterday, which is one of several examples of how new device releases bring spikes in identity fraud for telcos. The fraud is largely a result of the offers from the telcos to incentivise customers to purchase flagship handsets. Fraudsters leverage these offers—such as no down payment offers—to obtain high-end devices because they are easier to sell and deliver the highes ....
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