Small Tennessee credit union says it lost $545,000 after tech giant failed to activate antivirus software.
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.
Trusteer: Buyers intend to make money. "They are not buying Carberp to put it in a museum."
Phone attacks resulting in system shutdowns, extortion demands.
Russia syndicates said to have developed malware to collect data stored at POS terminal and in ATM log files.
The press releases pile up, shrieking about yet another new mobile malware menace. Just one problem: it’s all public relations bloat.
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.
Texas credit union hit again by al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, joining Patelco as repeat target.