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Online Dating: Keeping Your Members Safe from Online Scams and Predators


Each year, more and more people are turning to the Internet to find romance. At the same time, cyber-criminals continue to seek opportunities to exploit the vulnerability of singles on a global scale. Security is a major challenge for internet dating sites, which can attract scammers, spammers, stalkers and predators, not to mention fraudsters there to mine other members' identities. In order to keep fraudsters out, romance sites must deploy effective solutions that look at information independent of what is supplied by users. A device fingerprinting solution such as iovation ReputationManager provides unique insight into the computers being used to create multiple accounts and exposes hidden device-account relationships that identity-based fraud solutions often miss.

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Published:  Sep 25, 2009
Length:  9
Type:  White Paper