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...
A new banking Trojan known as Gozi Prinimalka, which researchers say has been targeted to hit at least 30 U.S. institutions, can circumvent many fraud-detection and prevention defenses. So what prevention steps should financial institutions take?
Employing cloud computing services could help organizations defend against the type of distributed denial of service attacks that have temporarily crippled the online service of major American banks, says NIST's Matthew Scholl.