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.
Experts advise keeping all Adobe products, including widely used Acrobat, fully patched and updated.
Experts, executives say most have done nothing to protect against takedowns.
Avivah Litan advises to "slow" wire transfers during attacks, which she says have been used as distraction to steal millions.
ATM traps, aimed at cash or cards or both, may well make a comeback in the United States, warn multiple experts.
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.
Security blogger Brian Krebs says FDIC report "highlights shocking lack of basic security protections" at major processor.
Security blogger Brian Krebs cites Department of Homeland Security confidential memo on purported website attacks coming Tuesday.
The old-fashioned holdup may not hold a candle to these inside jobs, identity thefts and cyber heists, especially for crooks who want to avoid jail.
Credit union CEO says defenses getting better and will continue to improve after two-hour takedown on Monday.