Despite what's now been a two-month break from hacktivists' DDoS attacks on banks, we can expect more assaults from Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters. And this next wave should concern us all. Here's why.
Another organized cyber-attack and subsequent cash-out scheme illustrates increasing risks to the U.S. payments chain. One fraud expert says this trend "is of grave concern" for banking institutions and their accountholders.
New research says more than 25 percent of consumers hit by a data breach later become victims of identity fraud - especially when payment card information is exposed. Javelin's Al Pascual shares analysis.
Which fraud trends need the most attention from U.S. banking institutions in 2013? Distributed-denial-of-service attacks and account takeover, says FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, who offers fraud-fighting tips.
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
Eurograbber got banks' attention after compromising out-of-band authentication in Europe. But researchers say it's the knowledge of the hackers behind the attack, not the Trojan, that's most concerning.
Banking institutions can expect more cyberattacks, including threats from nation-states, as the U.S. elections draw near. So they must take adequate security steps - and clearly explain them to their customers.