One relatively new and effective solution to this issue is, of course, behavioral biometrics, BioCatch’s specialty. Broadly speaking, such technology assesses patterns in online user behavior, and sometimes even how users interact with their devices, in order to identity those that seem suspicious. BioCatch highlights the examples of “Application Fluency” and “Navigational Fluency”, with hackers often interacting with web forms in unusually – and sometimes artificially – fast ways, as well as “Data Fluency”, with hackers taking a bit longer to enter personal details that legitimate users can easily recite from memory.

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