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  • 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...

  • Understanding the Hacker Mindset

    Learning About Motives, Tactics Key to Mitigating Risks Understanding the Hacker Mindset
    Bank of the West's David Pollino

    Learning more about potential attackers and their preferred information targets is one of the best ways organizations can mitigate their cyber-attack risks, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, a featured speaker at ISMG's Fraud Summit LA. Read more...

  • Secure Domains: The DNS Security Debate

    Will CloudFlare's DNSSEC Move Improve Internet Security? Secure Domains: The DNS Security Debate

    Better DNS security could help block some types of spoofing, poisoning and DDoS attacks. But the DNSSEC approach has its critics, and it wouldn't improve Internet security overnight. Read more...

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    FCC Adopts 'Net Neutrality' Rule

    New Rule Extends Privacy Protections to Customers By Eric Chabrow
    FCC Adopts 'Net Neutrality' Rule

    The FCC's new "net neutrality rule," which prevents ISPs from slowing down content streaming along their networks and from charging extra fees to assure faster speed, includes provisions designed to protect the confidential information of customers.

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    Lenovo Website Hijacked

    Lizard Squad Takes Credit, Says It Has Stolen E-Mails By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Lenovo Website Hijacked

    The hacking group Lizard Squad has claimed credit for hijacking the website of Lenovo.com and redirecting visitors to an attacker-controlled site. It also indicates that it's now sitting on a cache of stolen Lenovo e-mail messages.

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    Compromise on Info-Sharing Bill Grows

    GOP Committee Chairman Says He Sees Merit in Obama Plan By Eric Chabrow
    Compromise on Info-Sharing Bill Grows

    A willingness to compromise expressed at a House hearing on President Obama's cyberthreat information sharing initiative offered a sign of hope that legislation to get businesses to share such data could pass Congress and be signed into law.

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    Target Breach Costs: $162 Million

    Response Expenses Continue to Grow Following 2013 Incident By Jeffrey Roman
    Target Breach Costs: $162 Million

    Target's breach-related expenses not covered by insurance have totaled $162 million so far, its latest financial report shows. And experts say the breach could continue to have a financial impact for years to come.

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    Anthem Breach: 78.8 Million Affected

    Investigation of How Much Data Was Actually Stolen Continues By Jeffrey Roman
    Anthem Breach: 78.8 Million Affected

    Anthem Inc. now confirms that the health insurer's recent data breach compromised a database containing personal information on 78.8 million individuals, with information on millions potentially stolen.

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