Malware and cyberespionage tools like Gauss are hitting U.S. banking institutions and businesses from all corners of the globe. But why are these sometimes not-so-sophisticated attacks causing so much damage?
Banking institutions can expect more cyberattacks, including threats from nation-states, as the U.S. elections draw near. So they must take adequate security steps - and clearly explain them to their customers.
Financial institutions are now at high risk of cyberattack, according to the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center. What can institutions do to protect themselves from new threats?
Citadel, one of the latest Zeus trojan variants, is a prime example of how hackers are pairing sophistication with practical conveniences. RSA's Etay Maor explains why that combination is so threatening.
As users increasingly use mobile devices and operate outside the traditional corporate network, the concept of "endpoint security" has to evolve. And so do your strategies to secure the endpoint from sophisticated adversaries such as advanced persistent threat.
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More malware attacks fueled by Citadel and Reveton are getting attention from federal authorities, which say banking institutions and consumers should be on high alert. What can institutions do to mitigate emerging malware risks?
Today's malware threats are designed to quietly and slowly spread to other hosts, gathering information over extended periods of time that leads to exfiltration of sensitive data and creates havoc. Here's what NIST says organizations should do.