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The Rise of Disposable and High-Risk Email Domains

Oct 19, 2023   |   3 min read

Knowledge Center  ❯   Blog

In today’s digitally connected world, email has become an integral part of our digital identity, both personally and professionally. However, the influx of spam, unwanted newsletters, and privacy concerns have led to the rise of disposable email addresses as a potential solution. These temporary, throwaway email addresses offer certain advantages, but they also come with their own set of drawbacks.

Over the past few years there has been a large rise in use of certain high risk and disposable domains for fraudulent purposes. In this article AtData delves into the world of disposable emails, exploring their benefits, drawbacks, and how fraudsters have adopted them as a firm favorite.

The Benefits of Disposable Email Addresses

Drawbacks of Disposable Email Addresses

Why Fraudsters Use Them

Fraudsters are increasingly using disposable email addresses as part of their tactics to engage in various fraudulent activities. Disposable email addresses are temporary email accounts that can be created quickly and used for a short period of time.

AtData’s fraud services utilizes the most advanced identification and classification models in the industry allowing our customers to instantly identify and block suspicious or disposable email addresses from creating accounts or transacting within their business.

Learn more about AtData’s fraud prevention.

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