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Industry News

More than 300,000 Nintendo Accounts Hacked
An account takeover of Netflix accounts occurred in early April and in addition to gaining access to users’ games, hackers were able to see individuals’ dates of birth, country or region, and email addresses. They also gained access to payment services linked to these accounts.

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Weekly eCommerce
and Fraud Tracker

While the country reopens for summer, eCommerce is not returning to normal: In May, online purchases of sporting goods were up 68% — and Crafts and Wine up 376% — over the previous year.

Other new eCommerce trends this week include:

  • Office supplies increased 14% from the February average
  • Expedited shipping is down from its peak, but still up 97%
  • Gaming and Wireless was up 68% in May over 2019

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Kount Updates
and News

Forbes: Barclays and Kount Partnership reflects the future of how companies will innovate together to apply AI-based fraud prevention to payment challenges.
Business Insider: Barclaycard Payments announced a partnership with Kount to offer merchants AI-based tools that detect fraud in real time and consider SCA requirements.
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