2021 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report

2021 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report

06 December 21

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The European Payments Council ( ) is committed to contribute to safe, reliable, efficient, convenient, economically balanced and sustainable payments, which meet the needs of payment service users and support the goals of competitiveness and innovation in an integrated European economy. For this reason, the publishes the yearly “Payment Threat and Fraud Trends Report” to contribute to creating awareness on payment threats and fraud trends, and to help payment stakeholders decide on possible actions to prevent fraud.

The “2021 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report” provides an overview of the most important threats and other “fraud enablers” in the payments landscape, including:
•    social engineering, 
•    malware, 
•    advanced persistent threats (APTs), 
•    denial of service, 
•    botnets,
•    monetisation channels.

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