Today's spear-phishing campaigns are localized, small and can slip through typical spam filters. As a result, detection practices have to evolve, says researcher Gary Warner of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Hackers were using a Facebook page as a how-to site for financial crime and to sell banking Trojans. One RSA security expert says this public promotion signifies the mainstreaming of "fraud-as-a-service."
In light of evolving fraud threats, financial institutions increasingly are turning to two-factor authentication solutions. Alex Doll, CEO of OneID, offers advice to help institutions make the right choices.
In an interview about the myths and realities of two-factor authentication, Doll discusses:
Hacktivists' phase 3 DDoS attacks against U.S. financial services firms have entered their eighth week, and FS-ISAC spokesman Greg Garcia says concerns are mounting that a criminal element to the attacks could emerge.
A 143-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average proves the power of social media and the havoc it can cause when an account gets hacked. It's time for social media companies to tighten the authentication process.
The UK government pledges at Infosecurity Europe to help businesses improve cybersecurity. But it's going to take more than vouchers and training to address Europe's top threats to security and privacy.
We talk increasingly about what we have in common - global risks, threats and growing an effective security workforce. But what are the unique characteristics of individual marketplaces? That's a question I hope to answer this week in London.
Schnucks, a grocery chain that last month revealed it suffered a POS network attack, now says millions of payment cards were likely exposed. How many stores were affected, and was Schnucks PCI compliant?
Attacks against U.S. banks using Gozi Prinimalka, the Trojan behind a planned banking blitzkrieg, are quietly continuing, with the most recent infection discovered April 4, McAfee researcher Ryan Sherstobitoff says.