Mobile attacks are on the rise, and banking institutions need stronger authentication and better defenses against out-of-band compromises. But what else should banks be doing in 2013? Experts weigh in.
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
The arrest of 10 individuals allegedly tied to a global phishing scheme that exploited Facebook is good news. But experts say banking institutions need to push stronger security and authentication to protect accounts.
Today's targeted attacks use a combination of social engineering, malware, and backdoor activities. With the success of these targeted attacks, many seem more concerned with debating whether they are "advanced" or not from a technical perspective, instead of focusing on the attack methods and steps to improve network...
Eurograbber got banks' attention after compromising out-of-band authentication in Europe. But researchers say it's the knowledge of the hackers behind the attack, not the Trojan, that's most concerning.
Small attacks aimed at merchants are proving the most fruitful for hackers, recent analysis from Verizon shows. But risk expert Wade Baker says there are steps banking institutions can take to respond.
Today's intrusion prevention systems (IPS) provide advanced security intelligence and the ability to identify and block malware before it can enter your network so that you can defeat these sophisticated evasion techniques. To be effective, your IPS should be able to perform each of the functions listed in the...
New malware attacks are targeting smart phones, and experts say banking institutions aren't doing enough to detect and prevent those attacks. So where should institutions focus their tech investments in 2013?
Malware has changed considerably since the early PC viruses first introduced more than 25 years ago. Today, it evolves so quickly that many customers find it nearly impossible to stay ahead of the latest threat. If the explosion in advanced malware variants wasn't enough, sophisticated Client Side Attacks and...