SunTrust Banks is the seventh U.S. financial institution hit by a DDoS attack apparently orchestrated by the hacktivist group Izz ad-Din al-Qassam. The group is threatening to hit Regions Financial Corp. next.
The hacktivist group known as Izz ad-Din al-Qassam apparently made good on its promise to take down Capital One's online presence. So what does this latest in a series of DDoS attacks mean for other banks?
In the wake of DDoS attacks aimed at five banks, and a fraud alert from FS-ISAC, U.S. banking institutions are taking several steps, including upping technology investments. What other actions are they taking?
DDoS attacks have existed for years. But the latest wave brings new threats to organizations. How should they defend against these attacks? Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security offers insights.
DDoS attacks have existed for years. But the latest wave brings new threats to organizations. How should they...
Website outages at leading U.S. banks have garnered global attention. But how concerned should European institutions be that they could be the next targets? A London-based security expert shares insight.
A denial of service attack may pose less immediate risk than a data breach - but it's trickier to respond to, says attorney Ronald Raether. What tips does he offer to organizations targeted by DDoS attacks?
Online attacks aimed at major U.S. banks have helped to heighten industry cooperation and information sharing. But experts say not all attacks are equal, and understanding the motivation behind the attack is key.
Banking institutions can expect more cyberattacks, including threats from nation-states, as the U.S. elections draw near. So they must take adequate security steps - and clearly explain them to their customers.
Financial institutions are now at high risk of cyberattack, according to the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center. What can institutions do to protect themselves from new threats?
An individual claiming to be part of Anonymous, the hacktivist group that has targeted big business and government, seems to have taken aim at small businesses by claiming to have disrupted website host GoDaddy.com.
Is your organization at risk of a hacktivist attack? If so, are you prepared to respond?
The past two years have seen entities such as Sony, the FBI and the Egyptian government fall victim to data leaks, denial of service attacks and plain public embarrassment by hacktivist groups such as Anonymous, LulzSec and...