Credit union executives shouldn't rest easy when it comes to DDoS attacks, despite fewer attacks so far this year.
Mitigation firm reports 2% increase in DDoS attacks during fourth quarter 2013.
Before 2013, Distributed Denial of Service attacks seemed to many credit union executives as something the other guys worried about. The prevailing attitude was: We’re not on anyone’s radar. We aren’t on anyone’s enemies list. Why worry?
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Employees remain the weakest link, according to new Trusteer report.
Cloud and BYOD vulnerability, spear-phishing, DDoS and more await credit unions in the year ahead.
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.
Suspects charged with in website takedowns against Visa, MasterCard, Bank of America and others.
Experts, executives say most have done nothing to protect against takedowns.
No major attacks, but cheap, low-grade DDoS assaults on the rise and could easily affect most credit unions, experts say.