The DDoS threat keeps growing. Third-party experts and credit union executives—primarily speaking anonymously on the subject—said most credit unions have done nothing to protect themselves against the threat, which has been increasingly linked with theft of funds at financial institutions.
This Opinion piece from a cyber security specialist notes: "We often see threat actors testing tactics on credit unions and small banks."
Experts, executives say most have done nothing to protect against takedowns.
Comptroller Curry says attacks heading to smaller institutions. And that includes credit unions.
No major attacks, but cheap, low-grade DDoS assaults on the rise and could easily affect most credit unions, experts say.
Technology problems in general outstrip other factors, new Guy Carpenter report says.
CUNA Mutual expert says about 20% of credit unions already have said yes.
Sino data diving heading downstream adds to urgency of threat to credit unions.
Advanced persistent threats are just that: Advanced, persistent and very threatening.
ThreatMetrix is now providing cyber threat protection to the $3.7 billion Patelco Credit Union in Pleasanton, Calif., the company and credit union said.