East European suspects, global targets named as part of Gonzalez ring that hit Heartland Payment Systems in 2008.
Boston-based Trusteer is reporting that it has found multiple instances of sellers operating in Russian underground criminal forums offering what they claim is the source code for Carberp, the Trojan software used to target financial institution accounts.
The final report of the FDIC’s investigation of a security breach at payments processor FIS found it worse than previously thought, according to a security blog.
First comes the notification that your personal data have been compromised in a data breach. And as sunset follows sunrise, increasingly that notification is followed by actual dollar losses in fraud on personal accounts, said Javelin Strategy and Research in its recently released 2013 data breach fraud impact report.
Security blogger Brian Krebs says FDIC report "highlights shocking lack of basic security protections" at major processor.
Phone attacks resulting in system shutdowns, extortion demands.
Here are some ways to maintain your financial institution's network while decreasing the risk of damage from website takedowns.
House panel says it will investigate DHS mission, capabilities as infrastructure attacks, including on banks and credit unions, mount.
As takedowns resume, the industry considers its options: Respond or not respond? Meanwhile, vendors seek to make response affordable.
But I believe the reality is that we are responsible in large part for the ease with which cyber-terrorists, regardless of their ideology or motivation, are attacking us. In effect, we are supplying the weapons that are being used against us.