Another variant of the Mirai botnet was used to attack at least three financial institutions earlier this year using a variety of compromised consumer and enterprise-level IoT products.
In spite of the prevalence of cyber-threats facing every business sector, a survey has found that two thirds of businesses do not have a financial plan in place in the event of a cyber attack.
Google this week updated its financial services policy, effective June 2018, to prohibit the advertising of cryptocurrencies and related content.
The reputed state-sponsored North Korean hacking group Hidden Cobra has once again been caught in a malware attack against financial organisations.
Banking trojan Gozi ISFB, the widely distributed Dark Cloud botnet well known to financial institutions, surfaced a few years ago but increasingly is being deployed in 2018, reports security research firm Talos reports.
A Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) employee fell victim to a phishing attack that compromised login credentials enabling additional phishing attacks.
Mick Mulvaney, head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has backburnered a comprehensive investigation into Equifax's data protection practices after hackers stole the personal data of 145.5 million American consumers.
Bomgar has acquired Lieberman Software to help boost the company's secure access software portfolio and giving it access to Lieberman's privileged identity and credential management technology.
Most humans have a soft spot for animals. Cyber-criminals are another breed obviously, as evidenced by the Dublin Zoo's computer system getting breached so the payments due were electronically redirected to a criminal's account.
When you've got one law that require more data collection, and another which requires less, there's debate in whether the two might collide.
Alfa Bank has engaged the US based cyber-forensics firm Stroz Friedberg to investigate these new attacks.
Fake HSBC emails are being spread, asking users to install a malicious version of Rapport, a legitimate security program designed to protect online bank accounts from fraud.
Breach at Verifone, the point-of-sale payment giant, once again raises concerns about credit card transactions as it insists attackers didn't get any further than its corporate network.
The emails were discovered by security firm Cyren who says the malware especially focuses on FTP and web browsing software and other software that could have credential information.
Three Eastern European men have been jailed in Taiwan over theft from cash machines in the country.
Kaspersky Lab claims that a mobile phone Trojan has gone truly international - with it being translated into 77 languages - and works by demanding admin control of the phone.
Russia is planning to find ways to fight cyber-criminals specialising in the theft of bank-card personal data.
San Francisco's UC Berkeley has been hit with a breach and the 80,000 records have been exposed
The Acecard Android banking Trojan leaves nothing to chance when it comes to attacking banks with the malware being able to attack 50 separate online financial applications and bypass Google Play Store security.
Banking giant HSBC's online banking portal has been taken by a large DDoS attack, just a couple of days before taxes are due in.
The hacking group dubbing itself the Armada Collective has claimed responsibility for striking three Greek banks with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and has threatened to continue to do so unless paid a ransom.
Just one month after US and UK law enforcement helped take down Dridex, Trend Micro is reporting the botnet is bouncing back.
The Tinba 2.0 banking Trojan has been spotted targeting Russian financial institutions, possibly in response to the on-going armed-conflict between that country and the Ukraine.
Japanese online banking users are the target of a newly detected banking trojan, dubbed Win32/Brolux.A, which is so far spread through two vulnerabilities still distributed by an adult website.