The most read blogposts of 2019 are here !

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The most read blog posts in 2019 are here!

2019 has been a fantastic year. Thank you so much for being a regular visitor to our blog and sharing your feedback. We have been able to generate and share valuable content with our customers and partners on a very regular basis. We have received positive feedback and they say they love it because of the simplicity and the easy way we have been relating to daily use cases. Our idea has been simple - to focus attention on document security as an integral part of all transactions and bring to you a simple and effective approach that can protect your documents. It doesn’t matter whether it is a SpaceX or a Bulgarian Passport scam, document frauds happen with unfailing regularity. They are commonly reported in newspapers and media but not enough attention is paid to tackling them.

A team of professionals at Qryptal dissects such incidents and looks at ways such issues can be averted in the future making use of existing document security technology. Our deep domain expertise in using Secure QR codes for document security allows us to showcase and highlight effective methods for this purpose and we share them using blogposts from time to time.. The following 9 posts were the most read by our visitors in 2019 and we hope you enjoy them too. Wish you a Very Happy New Year. Look forward to seeing you in 2020 soon !

1. What Bulgarian Passport Scam Teaches Other Governments about Fake Passports

How Bulgaria ‘smashed a fake passport scam’ and what you can learn.. Bulgaria is the oldest country in Europe and has not changed its name from inception. This is a very small country, almost the size of Iceland, with a population of just 7.6 million people. Yet, its passport is so powerful that in 2018, Bulgarian passport holders can have visa-free or visa on arrival access to 169 countries and territories. Read More…

2. How to: Fix forgeries in Trade Finance documents

With increasing global trade and flattening of the world, exports and imports between countries have become more common and the transactions have increased exponentially. This is a big area for most banks as they are a natural part of the trading ecosystem. Trade Finance documents, like Letter of Credit or Bill of Lading, forms an integral part of commercial banking activity. It is the foundation or basis for international trade. Billions of dollars are being lent and credits approved based on these simple documents. Read More…

3. The Next Big Thing to Stop Forged Payslips and Salary Certificates

How to prevent tampered Payslips and Salary Certificates. Payslips and Salary Certificates serve as proof for many purposes including applying for a loan, for a visa, an opening of a bank or brokerage account or other similar transactions. Since it’s an important input for such processing, there is an incentive to manipulate the information to suit the requirements, improve eligibility or otherwise burnish the credentials of the applicant. How widespread is this problem? Read More…

4. Feature Update: PDF Stamping using Secure QR Code technology to prevent document forgery

PDF Stamping with Qryptal QR Code - You asked for it and here it is. In our interactions, with users like yourself, you said that you wanted to secure PDF Stamped documents and make them easily and instantly verifiable by third-parties. The new functionality in Qryptal Secure QR Code can help you do this in a simpler, faster and secure way. The typical flow for PDF stamping is fairly programmatic: the customer integrates their document production system with the Qryptal API (web or on-premise)….Read More…

5. FBI and Singapore Police unearth the modus operandi

A purchase order scam of mammoth proportions and how secure QR Code can help. When the FBI launched its massive probe on purchase order scam, it was not without reason. The FBI said there were more than 85 companies and universities nationwide, in the USA, whose identities were used to perpetrate the scheme. Approximately 400 actual or attempted incidents have targeted some 250 vendors, and nearly $5 million has been lost so far. Read More…

6.Driving Licence a big factor of Identity theft

The problem: the scourge of fake and tampered IDs. The menace of fake driving licences is prevalent across every country in the world. Not only are the large fleet operators affected as in the past, but with services like Uber, Lyft and Ola popularising cab sharing, the problem has only escalated. It translates into a significant loss of life and damage to property for both the driver and the passengers. Read More…

7. Are you a victim of Land Records Fraud ?

Can you imagine that up to 50% of land records in a country could be forged? That is mind-boggling. Document security gains importance in developing countries more than ever. When Sri Lanka’s Registrar General’s Office states that almost 40 – 50% of the land records in that country are forged documents, it is no longer a question of an aberration. It is a systemic failure, that encourages forgery of these records. Read More…

8. How can you secure your ID Card and make it instantly verifiable

How ID Card frauds rule the world and here’s how you can easily stop it with secure QR Codes. The world has lost a whopping $8 billion in economic losses in 2018 because of Fake ID Cards. Apart from economic losses, ID Card fraud can cause grave security issues. The problem: the scourge of fake and tampered IDs. Identity fraud, as defined by Wikipedia “is the use by one person of another person’s personal information, without authorization, to commit a crime or to deceive or defraud that other person or a third person. Read More…

9. SpaceX’s 38 falsified Inspection Reports: What should you learn?

What happened with SpaceX’s 38 falsified Inspection Reports and what can we learn from it ? That Elon Musk’s SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft is perhaps well known. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space travel. Recently, an engineer at an Upstate New York company was charged with falsifying inspection reports of parts used by SpaceX to build the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets. Read More…



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