Today's spear-phishing campaigns are localized, small and can slip through typical spam filters. As a result, detection practices have to evolve, says researcher Gary Warner of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
When a financial institution experiences a distributed-denial-of-service attack or other cyber-attack, what details must they report to the SEC? The American Bankers Association's Doug Johnson explains.
Hackers were using a Facebook page as a how-to site for financial crime and to sell banking Trojans. One RSA security expert says this public promotion signifies the mainstreaming of "fraud-as-a-service."
A Senate panel approved a bill to strengthen e-mail privacy protections despite concerns expressed by the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission that the legislation could hinder investigations.
Hacktivists' phase 3 DDoS attacks against U.S. financial services firms have entered their eighth week, and FS-ISAC spokesman Greg Garcia says concerns are mounting that a criminal element to the attacks could emerge.
Attacks against U.S. banks using Gozi Prinimalka, the Trojan behind a planned banking blitzkrieg, are quietly continuing, with the most recent infection discovered April 4, McAfee researcher Ryan Sherstobitoff says.