While most Americans spent the summer enjoying the warm weather, Tom Wilkinson and his wife Cheryl spent their summer cleaning up the mess left behind by a phishing attack that cost the Wilkinson's their identities and nearly $40,000.
The Avalanche crime group, the world's most prolific phishing gang, has moved from using conventional phishing to solely propagating Zeus, the most famous and stealthy password-stealing malware, say security researchers in a new report.
A sophisticated type of phishing, man-in-the-middle attacks occur when an attacker attempts to intercept communications between two parties, such as a customer and a financial organization, without their knowledge. By doing so, the attacker becomes "the man in the middle." Both parties are unaware of the attacker's...
Learn about the latest findings on the impact of identity fraud on your financial institution and your customers:
Why banking customers are shying away from the online banking channel
How stolen identities are used to defraud your customers and damage your brand
Which banking channels are most vulnerable to...
Learn in detail the current financial scams in circulation from phishing and lottery scams, ATM and credit card skimming, among many others.
Learn proactive defenses to prevent consumers and employers from falling victim.
In this webinar, you will be privy to the following topics of discussion:
Describe malware, crimeware intrusions and how they relate to phishing;
Overview of current attacks and help to anticipate likely trends;
Describe different ways clients are attacked, understanding of proactive defenses;