Bulgarian and French law enforcement authorities made 11 arrests in an effort to take down a Bulgarian organized crime network suspected of conducting an electronic payment fraud and currency counterfeiting operation.
An analyst says two guilty pleas by defendants who played leading roles in an international account takeover and ATM cash-out scheme worth more than $15 million were not surprising because of the strong evidence in the case.
The FFIEC has issued notices spelling out its expectations for the steps that financial institutions should take to mitigate risks posed by ATM cash-out schemes and the continued DDoS attacks on public-facing websites.
Seventeen individuals are facing charges for their alleged roles in an international ATM skimming and money laundering scheme. The indictments of multiple individuals for a low fraud amount is encouraging, experts say.
A grand jury's indictment this week of the alleged leader of a $5 million ATM skimming scheme illustrates how collaboration among international authorities is working to more swiftly bring global cybercrime leaders to justice.
ATM skimming attacks, and subsequent fraud losses, are increasing, even in European markets where EMV chip cards are the standard. Learn why some experts predict a continued surge in skimming in the months to come.
A recent ATM fraud scheme that targeted banks in three states illustrates just how sophisticated ATM attacks have become, experts say. Learn how fraudsters are increasingly keeping their skimming schemes concealed.
ATM-related fraud is increasing in the United States, and experts say losses will continue to grow until the market achieves widespread adoption of cards using EMV chip technology and phases out magnetic-stripe cards.
Another organized cyber-attack and subsequent cash-out scheme illustrates increasing risks to the U.S. payments chain. One fraud expert says this trend "is of grave concern" for banking institutions and their accountholders.
Financial fraud expert Joe Rogalski explains why card issuers are ultimately responsible for losses linked to ATM cash-out schemes, like the $45 million worldwide cyberheist that made headlines last month.
How could global fraudsters steal $45 million from banking institutions without being detected or stopped? It was a process breakdown, not a technology failure, says fraud expert Avivah Litan of Gartner.