Hacktivists announced Dec. 18 that they planned yet another round of distributed-denial-of-service attacks against five U.S. banks. Wells Fargo confirmed its online banking site experienced outages throughout the day.
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.
McAfee researchers have uncovered new information about a Gozi variant, which RSA in October named Prinimalka. The Trojan, part of a blitzkrieg-like attack, is expected to hit 30 institutions in spring 2013.
Online outages affecting leading U.S. banking institutions continued Dec. 12, but only U.S. Bank confirmed its site issues were linked to a distributed-denial-of-service attack. Meanwhile, FS-ISAC outlined precautions institutions should take.
From point-of-sale hacks to malware and DDoS attacks, the top cyberthreats of 2012 have been aggressive and strong. Is it time for organizations to adopt a "hack back" strategy against perceived attackers?
The PATCO fraud dispute could have been settled in 2009, says co-owner Mark Patterson. Why did the case drag on, and what can banking institutions and fraud victims learn from PATCO's recent settlement?
An insider fraud scheme at a financial institution highlights how executives with too much power can abuse the system. What steps could have been taken to prevent the losses that ultimately led to this institution's failure?
Credit and debit fraud is growing, and that uptick is leading to the loss of customers for issuing banks. But a new global study finds consumers want to work more with institutions to detect and prevent fraud.