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Learning to fight fraud through… gaming?

Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2014

Every day at Kount we create complex, innovative and highly-technical software. Our releases often include terms like artificial intelligence, proxy piercing, dynamic scoring, and multi-layer device fingerprinting. Well, our latest release is something you may not expect from Kount – a mobile game. Read more...

Hello Business Leader. Ready for Fraud?

Posted on Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Attended any business presentations lately that led with an STD analogy? While that comment turned some heads, it wasn’t the only insight that gave attendees pause as VP of Marketing Don Bush detailed the fraud landscape to business leaders, Boise State University students and faculty at the COBE (College of Business and Economics) Speakers Series in early April. Read more...

Fraud: An Adversary to the Gaming Industry’s Bottom Line, Fairness

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hordes of zombies. Enemy forces. The clock ticking ever closer to 0:00. Read more...

Bitcoin to Baht to Dollars to Doubloons

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2014

Bitcoin has seemingly displaced mobile technology as the innovation du jour in the payments industry, at least for the moment. Some major merchants are even beginning to support Bitcoin as payment for their goods, including Overstock.com and TigerDirect, helping to drive the crypto-currency into the mainstream consciousness. Bitcoin is even being compared to the rise of PayPal by a former PayPal executive in a recent article on TechCrunch, “Bitcoin Is The New PayPal,” which focuses on the risks of fraudsters attacking exchanges and the currency itself. Read more...

Targeted: Why the next 18 months will be hell for retailers

Posted on Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Think the recent data breaches at major retailers you’ve heard about in the news are isolated incidents? Think again. Read more...

Blindsided by Abandoned Shopping Carts?

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014

You’ve done it. At some point you’ve filled your shopping cart online and are ready to check out. Then something happens. The transaction takes more time than expected, you get frustrated and abandon that online retailer altogether. Read more...