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January 10, 2023

2022 Fraud in the News

Here are a few of the largest data breaches across industries that happened in 2022. From Cryptocurrecy to the Los Angeles school system, no one is safe from fraudulent activity. Learn about what you can do to protect your online business.

2023 fraud trends and threats
December 1, 2022

Four Fraud Threats to Watch For in 2023

With more and more businesses relying on fully digital operations for their organizations, the opportunity to be affected by fraud only increases as companies grow. Let's discuss four of the biggest fraud threats to business in 2023.

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October 21, 2022

What Is the Cookieless Future and What Does It Mean for Developers?

For decades, cookies have been an essential component of the online experience for users. With browsers intending to phase out third-party cookies in the near future, learn how this will change the internet operations for developers.

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September 14, 2022

Why Browser Anti-Fingerprinting Techniques Are Not Effective

There are two common approaches when it comes to preventing browser fingerprinting. The more commonly implemented method makes all browser instances across all devices look as similar as possible. In theory, any fingerprinting should result in a single identifier or a very small number of different identifiers distributed across all devices, making the fingerprints useless.

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September 2, 2022

The Basics of Loan Fraud and How To Prevent It

There are several different types of loan fraud. One of the most common forms of loan fraud is application fraud, which involves falsely applying for a loan by providing inaccurate or incomplete information on an application form. This could include providing false employment history or exaggerating your income level in order to obtain a larger loan.

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August 16, 2022

Four Ways to use Fingerprint Pro

Fingerprint supports a wide range of use cases, including the ones mentioned above. To showcase each, we built a new section of our website to help visualize how highly accurate device identification can help common occurrences of online fraud and personalize the user experience.

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July 14, 2022

What You Need to Know About NFT Scams

An NFT, or non-fungible token, is a blockchain-minted digital asset class unique enough to be considered a genuinely individual item in all but the physical capacity. Common types of NFT Scams are spear-phishing marketplaces, spear-phishing specific owners/users, and counterfeit & non-existent NFTs.

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July 6, 2022

FingerprintJS and Fingerprint Pro: 99.5% Device Identification Accuracy Explained

Accuracy really is everything when it comes to device identification. Fingerprint Pro maintains a 99.5% accuracy rate, which is the industry’s highest accuracy rate. We discussed how and why in a recent webinar and why our accuracy rates differ between our open-source FingerprintJS browser fingerprinting library and our Fingerprint Pro device identification solution. These are the key takeaways you need to know.

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We are now Fingerprint
May 31, 2022

FingerprintJS is now Fingerprint

We have dropped the "JS" and are now known as Fingerprint. Read more about our decision and how this impacts our customers.

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May 9, 2022

An Overview of iOS Fraud Detection APIs and Device Fingerprinting Techniques

Discussing existing techniques and APIs native to iOS that allow developers to harden application security. It weighs all the main pros and cons of methods that are provided by Apple and covers an alternative approach that is successfully deployed in our fraud detection solutions on other platforms.

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April 7, 2022

What is TLS fingerprinting?

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is an algorithm that encrypts all your internet traffic and helps you stay secure online. Learn the inner workings of TLS fingerprinting and how it can put you in a better position to understand your network and traffic sources and protect your website against fraud.

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March 22, 2022

Storing Anonymous Browsing Preferences Using Browser Fingerprinting

Let's take a look at how Fingerprint works and some of its use cases, followed by a tutorial on implementing dark mode to demonstrate how to remember anonymous users’ cloaked preferences.