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  • Apple Pay: Authentication a Soft Spot

    Mobile a Breeding Ground for Counterfeit Card Fraud Apple Pay: Authentication a Soft Spot

    New exploits linked to Apple Pay aren't compromising the mobile device's security, but instead are taking advantage of lax authentication practices used by banking institutions to verify cards that are loaded to the iPhone for Apple Pay purchases. Read more...

  • What is Gov't Role in Info Sharing?

    Researcher Says Private Sector Input Will Hinge on Trust What is Gov't Role in Info Sharing?
    Lance James

    This year could mark a turning point for the sharing of threat intelligence, but only if the government is able to build a framework that instills private-sector trust, says threat researcher Lance James. Read more...

  • Hackers Steal Trading Algorithms

    Attacks Aimed at Hedge Funds, Trading Firms Hackers Steal Trading Algorithms

    Hackers have been stealing the secret trading algorithms that are the lifeblood of many hedge funds and high-frequency trading firms, according to two security companies. What can be done to mitigate the risks? Read more...

  • Police Disrupt Banking Malware Botnet

    But Worldwide Impact of Ramnit Takedown May Prove Temporary Police Disrupt Banking Malware Botnet

    Authorities have disrupted a botnet that was serving up the Ramnit banking malware, which has infected 3 million PCs worldwide. But information security experts warn that the disruption will likely be temporary. Read more...

  • How Faster Payments Could Reduce Fraud

    NACHA CEO Outlines Plan for Stronger Security through ACH How Faster Payments Could Reduce Fraud
    Jan Estep and Joe Proto

    NACHA is already laying the groundwork that will help make the Federal Reserve's faster payment plan a reality while ensuring security and reducing fraud, says Jan Estep, NACHA's president and CEO, in an exclusive interview. Read more...

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    Reversal of Fortune: DHS Funding OK'd

    Boehner Persuades Enough GOP Lawmakers to Back Measure By Eric Chabrow
    Reversal of Fortune: DHS Funding OK'd

    Congress has voted to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September, the end of the fiscal year, averting another threatened shutdown that would have curtailed some cybersecurity programs.

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    Anthem Attribution to China: Useful?

    Report Links Breach to Chinese Professor; Experts Respond By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Anthem Attribution to China: Useful?

    A new report details new clues suggesting that the massive data breach involving health insurer Anthem was launched by Chinese hackers. But will such evidence help businesses blunt future APT attacks?

  • Article

    Cool Reception for Obama's Privacy Plan

    Businesses Would Help Define Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights By Eric Chabrow
    Cool Reception for Obama's Privacy Plan

    The Obama administration's discussion draft for a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights law has some of the president's usual supporters saying they're disappointed in his proposal. Find out why.

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    EMV Migration: The Merchants Fight Back

    Merchants SayTokenization a Better Long-Term Security Solution By Tracy Kitten
    EMV Migration: The Merchants Fight Back

    Why aren't more U.S. merchants in a hurry to implement EMV? Two national retail association executives answered this question at Information Security Media Group's Fraud Summit in Los Angeles.

  • Article

    Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen

    National Intelligence Director Blames Iran for Casino Hack By Eric Chabrow
    Clapper: Cyberthreats to Worsen

    The director of national intelligence, James Clapper, paints a grim picture of the cyberthreats the nation faces, saying as bad as 2014 was, 2015 and the coming years will be worse.

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  • PREMIUM MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

    Mobile: Security Risk or Strength?

    Banking institutions and other organizations must change the way they think about mobile, says James Van Dyke of Javelin Strategy & Research. "Banks can play offense, to use mobile in a justifiable...

  • PREMIUM MEMBER EXCLUSIVE

    Payment Card Fraud Response: Taking on the Processor

    It was a case that fraud analysts cited as rare. In March, First American Bank was reported to have warned its customers against using their payments cards in Chicago-area taxis until a suspected...

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